Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday inspected the main venue of the upcoming UP Global Investors’ Summit (UPGIS)-2023 at Vrindavan Yojna in the state capital. During his tour of the venue on foot and on a golf cart, the CM visited each and every block to take stock of the ongoing preparations and gave proper guidelines to the units engaged in the construction work along with officers.
He specifically inquired from the officials about the movement, seating and other facilities for VIP guests and investors, including the President and the Prime Minister, said a government spokesperson after the inspection. The Vrindavan Yojna is the main venue for the GIS-2023 to be held from February 10 and 12. All VIPs and numerous investors from all over the world will gather here. President Droupadi Murmu and PM Narendra Modi will also grace the event, said the spokesperson.
Yogi also planted trees on the venue site. State industrial development minister Nand Gopal ‘Nandi’; chief secretary Durga Shanker Mishra; principal secretary, chief minister’s office Sanjay Prasad; principal secretary, industrial development department, Arvind Kumar; DGP Devendra Singh Chauhan and divisional commissioner Roshan Jacob were among those present with the CM during his visit. The main venue has been divided into seven blocks. PM Modi will inaugurate the event in the first block where more than 10,000 people will be present.
A food court has been set up adjacent to this block along with a VIP lounge, and lounges for partner countries, industry partners and knowledge partners. Adjacent to this, another block is being built in which four hangars have been prepared. Different sessions of different departments of the state will be held simultaneously in these hangars from morning till night in which investors from abroad, country and the state will participate.
Seating arrangements are being made for about 250 people in each hangar. A media centre is being set up in the third block from where live telecast of the programme will be done. With this, the office of ‘Invest UP’ has been set up in the block. At the same time, a police control room has been set up to monitor every step.
The fourth block has been prepared for the pre-function where various cultural activities will take place while the fifth block is being prepared for the drone show. The sixth block is being prepared for B2B meetings where investment proposals and MoUs will be finalised. Fire, safety and medical zones are also being prepared here so that any emergency situation can be dealt with immediately. After all the three zones are ready, their reality check will also be done. At the same time, the seventh and last block is being prepared for the exhibition which will have a total of 11 halls.