New Delhi: India Inc asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to clear hurdles facing large projects and create an environment for investment driven growth, that has taken a battering due to external and internal factors.
The Prime Minister wanted a report within a month on what could be done in the next 2-3 months to revive growth.
Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, ICICI Bank managing director and chief executive officer Chanda Kochhar, HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh, along with heads of leading industry chambers brainstormed with the Prime Minister on the problems facing the country.
Others who attended the meeting included Rahul Bajaj, Narayana Murthy, Azim Premji, Swati Piramal, Deepak Parekh, Jamshyd N Godrej, Venu Srinivasan, Sunil Kant Munjal, S Gopalakrishnan and Sunil Bharti Mittal.
The high-level meeting of the Prime Minister's Council on Trade and Industry was attended by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma and Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Chairman C Rangarajan, among others.