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Updated: July 8, 2013 22:47 IST

PM to meet captains of industry on July 29

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Manmohan Singh
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet industry leaders on July 29 to review the state of the economy, and work out steps to push growth.

The discussions will cover measures to correct the current account deficit and revive industrial growth, a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said here on Monday.

The issue of depreciation of the rupee and its impact on trade and industry will also come up for discussion.

Dr. Singh will also discuss with the captains of industry the ways to accelerate skill development, besides development of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor, the Chennai-Bangalore Industrial Corridor and the Amritsar-Delhi-Kolkata Industrial Corridor .

The Prime Minister is also expected to tell the captains of industry that they should not unnecessarily get bogged down by pessimism, and investments should be unleashed in various sectors to give a boost to the government’s efforts to fast track growth.

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