New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has greeted Invest India for winning the UNCTAD 2020 United Nations Investment Promotion Award. His greetings come on the same day Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Invest India for the achievement. In his tweet, HM Shah said, “Kudos to Invest India for winning the UNCTAD’s 2020 United Nations Investment Promotion Award. This remarkable achievement echoes Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tireless efforts and visionary leadership to make India a preferred investment destination with a focus on ease of doing business.”
This United Nations Investment Promotion Award is the most coveted award for Investment Promotion Agencies. The award ceremony took place on 7th December at the UNCTAD Headquarters in Geneva. The award recognises outstanding achievements and best practices of Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) across the globe. The evaluation was based on UNCTAD’s assessment of work undertaken by 180 IPAs.
UNCTAD highlighted good practices followed by Invest India, such as the ‘Business Immunity Platform, Exclusive Investment Forum’ webinar series, its social media engagement, and focus Covid-19 response teams (such as business reconstruction, stakeholder outreach, and supplier outreach) created as a response to the pandemic, in its publications.
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