IIF 2018: Need to encourage job creators via MSMEs, says minister

There is a need to encourage job creators through micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), Rajasthan home minister Gulab Chand […]

   

There is a need to encourage job creators through micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), Rajasthan home minister Gulab Chand Kataria said in Jaipur on Friday. Addressing a gathering at the inaugural day of the 5th India Industrial Fair (IIF 2018), Kataria said that MSMEs and agriculture sector are capable of generating large-scale employment and contribute in economic development of the country. (Also read IIF 2018: MSME entrepreneurs to gather for industrial fair in Jaipur https://smefutures.com/news/iif-2018-msme-department-organises-four-day-fair-jaipur/) He said that there is a need to set up small-scale manufacturing industries for forest byproducts and agricultural produce. Such products have high demand in national and international markets. These manufacturing units can help farmers fetch right price for their crop, he added. Speaking on the occasion, state power minister Pushpendra Singh said that industrial power connections were being provided in a month’s time in Rajasthan. Other speakers included Haryana’s labour minister Nayab Singh, Chhattisgarh’s State Industrial Development Authority chairman Chagan Mundra, Rajasthan’s industries additional chief secretary Rajeev Swarup and commissioner Kunjilal Meena and chairman of Laghu Udhyog Bharti, O P Mittal.

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