Investors meet in UP to rope in Rs 6,363 cr investment in health sector
Lucknow: The two-day Investors’ Meet starting from February 21 was likely to infuse new life in Health sector of Uttar Pradesh as the government was expected to sign 27 Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with pharmaceutical and healthcare companies inviting an investment of Rs 6,362 crore.
“This investment will not only bring a turnaround in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sector but will also help in generating jobs in different parts of the state,” Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh said in a written statement issued here on Monday.
He said that investors have proposed to pump in Rs 5378 crore in healthcare sector while Rs 984 crore will be invested in the pharmaceutical sector.
The total proposed investment in the health sector is likely to be Rs 6362 crore,” he said.
The minister said that new healthcare units will come up near Yamuna Expressway, Noida, Greater Noida, Lucknow, Mathura, Ghaziabad, and Moradabad.