Representation to register Retailers and Building & Construction Professionals as MSMEs will be examined: Gadkari
New Delhi, May 11 (KNN) Union Minister of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Nitin Gadkari has assured the Retailers Association of India and Practicing Engineers, Architects and Town Planners Association (India) that their request for registering as MSMEs will be examined expeditiously.
The Minister also called upon the retailers to start exploring option of home delivery and maintaining social distancing, availability of sanitizers for customers/employees and use of masks at all retail outlets.
He was addressing the representatives of Retailers Association of India and Practicing Engineers, Architects and Town Planners Association (India) on Saturday via video conferencing on the impact of COVID-19 on their respective sectors.
During this interaction, the representatives expressed concerns regarding various challenges being faced by them amid COVID-19 pandemic along with few suggestions and requested support fr0m the government to keep the sector afloat.
Gadkari also called upon the Engineers, Architects and Town planners to explore decongesting over crowded cities and participate in the development of rural, tribal and backward regions especially along the Green Expressways like the new Delhi -Mumbai Expressway which is passing through such areas. He said various clusters and logistics parks will come up on this ambitious project offering huge opportunities.