Centre designed policies to generate 5 crore jobs, says Nitin Gadkari
New Delhi, Nov 16 (KNN) Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Nitin Gadkari has said that the centre has designed policies to generate five crore jobs in the MSME sector over the next five years.
While speaking at the inauguration of the Innovation Conclave in Pune on Friday by Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA) in collaboration with Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the MSME ministry, the Minister said, ''We need technology and innovation for sustainable development of agriculture, rural and tribal development sectors.''
Further, Gadkari said the government that wants to take the export target to 60 per cent. The minister also informed that centre wants to add another 5 crore jobs in the present 11 crore in next five years.
Later in the day, speaking at the National Conference on 'Logistics, Transportation and MSME Sector Opportunities, Gadkari said, logistics, transport and MSME sectors are crucial for achieving five trillion dollar economy goal set by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Minister said that MSMEs have to accept changes brought in by new technology to become more efficient. He emphasised the need for skill-based education in India.