The Mayor of Totana, Juan José Canovas, accompanied by representatives of city government, have met with the general director of the Institute of Development of the Region of Murcia (INFO) in order to study economic development initiatives and attracting investment for the Industrial State "El Saladar".
These actions would be developed under the City accession to collaboration agreements promoted by the INFO and other lines of support to entrepreneurs, internationalization and technological recovery and development programs called "smart cities).
The meeting was attended councilors Economic Development and Industry, Antonio Camacho, Planning and Licensing Activity, Carlos Enrique Ballester, and Services and Infrastructure, Victor Balsas, who also were accompanied by experts from the areas of Economic Development and Industry Ayuntamiento.
In addition, issues have been addressed in the context of the creation and installation of new businesses in the industrial park as well as the development of energy efficiency in public buildings and businesses or industries.
The Mayor described the meeting as "very productive" to set lines for the coming years that permit sustained economic development not only in the primary sector;
and he stressed the "receptive" attitude INFO in this regard.
Juan Jose Canovas explained that the City will work hand INFO on the promotion and enhancement of the Business Incubator, the enhancement of the circle of Totana using its privileged geostrategic enclave.
It has also been referred to the integration of Totana in the network to attract investments and the study of formulas in important case Totana productive sectors such as handicrafts and agriculture;
It has been promoting the objectives INFO through various programs.
INFO director commented that "there is no regional economic development but there is local", which is the regional administration intends to establish guidelines for institutional collaboration for the implementation of programs and projects that enable local entities adhere to promote economic development taking advantage of the context of gradual economic recovery.
It has also been referred to the desirability of Totana adhere to the unit Acelebración Business (UNAI), which is integrated in the INFO administrative unit whose goal is to help companies with investment projects and have to deal with administrative procedures to put launch their projects.
This consists of technical specialists and administrative procedures related to business, and in its various procedures are urgent and prioritariopara bodies aCharacter regional public administration.
For assistance UNAI they have to meet at least one of these requirements, the business projects that involve the generation of fifteen or more permanent jobs to complet day;
or involve making an investment in fixed assets, excluding real estate, an amount equal to or greater than â‚¬ 600,000.
INFO also director of the call for aid of so-called "smart cities" local government intended to support "Smart Cities", aimed at improving services in different areas of the territories, through the use of technologies Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
These grants are intended for local government, and local authorities will benefit more than 20,000 residents in Spain ,, relying on projects that improve services in different areas of the territories, through the use of Information Technology and Communication Technologies (ICT).
Both have called the meeting "fruitful" to continue working at technical and political level on actions to the enhancement of industrial opportunities and global economic development that has this city.
Source: Ayuntamiento / Foto y Video: Totana.com