Union Minister for MSME and Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that all-round efforts are required for the implementation of various initiatives undertaken as part of Aatmanirbhar Bharat.
While speaking in a virtual programe, the Gadkari said that it was imperative to laid special focus towards agriculture, food processing, leather and tribal industries.
Gadkari also urged to make use of technology and launched the integrated services of Udyam Registration Portal with Common Service Centre (CSC) Portal to increase penetration of benefits of various Government schemes amongst MSMEs in far-flung areas.
Minister of State for MSME and Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Pratap Chandra Sarangi who was also present during the programe said that the Ministry is supporting MSMEs through various schemes and initiatives to enhance manufacturing competitiveness and unleash the true potential of MSMEs.
He also emphasized on the importance of Import substitution and encouraged MSMEs to adopt digital tools and techniques in unprecedented times, to re-build and craft new models that will ensure speedy revival of their businesses and become future-ready.
During the Panel Discussions chaired by Secretary (MSME) and Additional Secretary & Development Commissioner (MSME), special emphasis was laid on the Export promotion and making use of Free
On the occasion of International MSME Day, the Virtual Conference on Indian MSMEs as Growth Engines to Economy was organised by the Ministry of MSME in association with India SME Forum, Electronics & Computer Software Export Promotion Council, Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts, the Gem and Jewellery export promotion council, Council for Leather Exports and All India Plastics Manufacturers’ Association on role of MSMEs in fuelling the growth to achieve the PM’s vision of USD 5 Trillion Economy.
News source- Economic Times