Jharkhand- Investment Policies
Jharkhand Industrial Policy – 2001 was formulated and implemented after the creation of the State of Jharkhand. The basic objective of the policy was to optimally utilize the available resources in planned and systematic manner for the industrialization of State. It was aimed at enhancing value addition of the natural and human resources in efficient manner to generate additional employment and resources for the growth and development of the State.
Youth are the key ingredients and most important beneficiaries of national development. They also form the largest segment of the population. The Jharkhand Youth Policy 2007 reiterates the commitment of the State of Jharkhand to promote holistic development of youth in the state in consonance with the National Youth Policy, 2003.
The policy seeks especially to secure the rights of disadvantaged and marginalised youth. They will be assisted to overcome real or perceived discrimination, achieve their personal goals, and meaningfully contribute to national reconstruction and social change. . The policy will help create a positive environment for promoting right of young people, equipping them with knowledge, self-esteem and life skills and advocate for provision of necessary services. A proactive approach, attention to rights, gender responsiveness, focuses on reinforcement of national and civic values, etc. are significant characteristics of this policy.
Energy is an essential requirement for economic as well as overall development of the State. Availability of continuous quality power is a must for meeting the basic requirements of people in general and industrial development is particular. Consumption of electrical energy is a universally accepted indicator of progress in the agricultural, industrial and commercial sectors, as also of the well being of the people of the State. No major economic activity can be sustained without adequate and reliable supply of power. This sector plays a critical role in employment generation, poverty eradication and regional development.