WTC Jaipur gets a nod from Rajasthan CM

May 07, 2015

JAIPUR, INDIA - The Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje Scindia has in principle approved of the World Trade Centre in Jaipur. In series of meetings with CM Scindia, who had specially flown to Mumbai to meet with the potential investors, mainly, the promoter of WTC Mumbai submitted its proposal for WTC Jaipur and requested the chief minister to allot land at a strategic location in Jaipur. CM Scindia wholeheartedly welcomed the initiative and assured her complete support to the officials who met her this morning. She is keen on bringing more investments to Jaipur and is confident that the WTC Jaipur will help to generate more employment.

The CM of Rajasthan directed her state officials present during this meeting to explore various possibilities of land and options for a building like the WTC Mumbai project, which can be made available within the city to accommodate this iconic institution. Rupa Naik, Director (Projects) World Trade Center Mumbai said, “The WTC Jaipur will enable the state of Rajasthan to interlink with the entire WTCA Network. This will help generate more employment in the state.”

Importantly WTC Mukmbai has already obtained the license from the World Trade Centers Association. The Executive Director, Y R Warerkar, said, “ WTC Mumbai proposes to establish the World Trade Centre in Jaipur and we are happy that CM Scindia has accepted it in principle.”

The objective of the WTC Jaipur is to promote entrepreneurship, exports, technology and innovations through various trade and knowledge based services. WTC Mumbai officials impressed upon the CM the importance of knowledge-based services that run parallel to the space and trade promotional services featured in every World Trade Centre. They also stressed upon the fact that world over the WTCs are supported by State Government authorities as it helps to bridge the links between government, academia and industry.

Yusuf Khan, Minister for Transport, Kiran Maheshwari Minister for Public Health, Abhay Kumar Development Commissioner, Industries and Vijay Kalantri Director, World Trade Centers Association (New York) and other officials were present. 

PHOTO (L-R): Y. R. Warerkar, Executive Director, Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje Scindia, Rupa Naik, Director (projects), Vijay Kalantri, Vice Chairman WTC Mumbai & Board of Directors WTCA, New York, Khyati Naravane Assistant Director (Trade Promotions)