Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday assured investors that the government will address any possible pain points to encourage investments in the country. Addressing a roundtable on 'Investing in India's Digital Revolution' in San Francisco, the minister encouraged constant engagement with investors to understand and address their concerns.
The Finance Minister said she was open to receive suggestions, understand pain points and offer necessary redressal wherever possible. "FM Smt. @nsitharaman said that in order to promote a robust #StartUp ecosystem in India, @DPIITGoI has set up a very proactive #StartUp cell and encouraged those interested in Indian #StartUps to engage with @DPIITGoI." a tweet from the Finance Ministry said.
During the meeting, investors from Silicon Valley also expressed that India's potential in producing Unicorn companies is immense. "FM said that India, in pursuit of #digitization, has announced introduction of #DigitalCurrency by 2023. She also elucidated that #FinancialInclusion #FI will not be the sole purpose of this as India is already marching ahead to greater #FI, achieved through #JAM trinity," another tweet said.
Earlier in the day, the Finance Minister held lively interaction with a group of students studying at Stanford University covering a variety of topics. She was accompanied by India's Ambassador to the US, Taranjit S Sandhu and Chief Economic Advisor V Ananth Nageswaran.