MSME Ministry awards first prize to Virudhunagar in ‘Aspirational Districts’ category
Virudhunagar, July 1 (KNN) The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) has awarded Virudhunagar district in Tamil Nadu first prize in the ‘Aspirational Districts’ category on Thursday for its contribution to the promotion and development of the MSME sector.
The award was presented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to District collector Meghanath Reddy at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.
Based on the various parameters set for the award including MSME skill training programs the district obtained high scores in all of them.
Crediting the district industries centre, Tamil Nadu Industrial Investment Corporation Limited (TIIC) and bankers, Reddy recognised the entrepreneurs and thanked Tamil Nadu MSME Department for their constant support via a tweet.
Virudhanagar was selected after the Central Government's Niti Aayog system (National Institution for Transforming India) in its Aspirational Districts Programme launched in 2018, examined the districts in various states across the country and has selected 112 underdeveloped districts.
The objective of the programme is to develop and transform these districts by leveraging their strengths. (KNN Bureau)