UP Govt has plans to set up CFC in Lucknow under ODOP scheme to help MSMEs
Lucknow, Jan 21 (KNN) The Uttar Pradesh Government is planning to set up a common facility centre (CFC) in the state capital under the state government's flagship One District, One Product (ODOP) scheme to help the micro small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector.
The UP MSME Special Secretary Amit Singh has proposed for the same.
In order to set up the projects for which the memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed at the UP Investors Summit 2018, the state government is taking measures to provide skill training of the manpower, the concerns for which have been raised several times.
The state government is taking multitude of steps to improve the skill training with the help of both public and private sector companies.
In this context, the Uttar Pradesh government is planning to tie-up with companies like Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for industrial and technical training in the state.
According to the proposal, the state would partner BHEL and HAL for imparting the latest technical and industrial know-how at Lucknow-based Institute of Tool Room Training (ITRT), which is run by the government for industrial, engineering and technology skilling.
Besides, the UP industrial department has also mooted forging technical tie-ups with prominent institutes such as Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and getting the ITRT curriculum graded by the National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) for ensuring the quality of training.
While chairing a meeting, UP industrial development minister Satish Mahana directed officials to prepare and present a roadmap for the revival of ITRT within 15 days in the light of these fresh proposals.
He also asked for constituting an experts committee for the revival of the institute.
Earlier, the Adityanath government had also signed agreements with the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) for enabling the MSMEs raise capital.
Targeting to hit the trillion dollar economy mark by 2024, UP is framing a new export policy to give impetus to the industrial sector. The government has engaged the Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO) to prepare its draft.