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CM Jagan Reddy Pushes For Quality And Innovation In MSMEs Via Technology Transfer

Updated: Aug 19, 2023 02:47:30pm

CM Jagan Reddy Pushes For Quality And Innovation In MSMEs Via Technology Transfer

Vijayawada, Aug 19 (KNN) Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has instructed officials to guarantee that MSMEs manufacture high-quality and creative goods, emphasizing the transfer of technology and optimal management methods. 

Additionally, they are to provide essential assistance for effectively promoting their products in the market.


At a review meeting on new ports, fishing harbours, fish landing centres and MSMEs held at his camp office on Thursday, the Chief Minister said, “It is also necessary to supply power at a low cost and extend loans at a lesser interest rate to MSMEs while providing them the best available technology and global marketing facilities to make them competitive.’’

“Major thrust should be given to encourage a clean and healthy environment in the growth of MSMEs, which should be divided into clusters in handloom and granite sectors so that necessary infrastructure can also be developed,’’ Jagan said.

He took stock of the progress of Ramayapatnam and Machilipatnam ports, Kakinada Gateway Port, fishing harbours and fish landing centres.

The officials at the meeting informed that Rs 3,736 crore Ramayapatnam port will have 19 berths with a cargo handling capacity of 138 million metric tonnes per annum. 

The south and north breakwater works are nearing completion and the dredging and reclamation works will be completed by September.

In the first phase, the port will have four berths with a cargo handling capacity of 34 million tonnes per annum. 

Machilipatnam port, being built at an estimated cost of Rs 5,155 crore, will have 16 berths with an annual cargo handling capacity of 115 million tonnes. 

As per reports, the works of fishing harbours at Uppada, Machilipatnam, Nizampatnam and Juvvaladinne have been completed up to 55.46 per cent, 56.22 per cent , 62 per cent and 86 per cent respectively. 

Juvvaladinne fishing harbour will be ready in 40 days. In the second phase, the construction of fishing harbours at Budagatlapalem, Pudimadaka, Kothapatnam, Odarevu and Biyyaputippa will be taken up, they said.

Jagan asked them to complete the Manchineellapeta fishing harbour in the first phase. 

Construction of a jetty at Nelaturu in Nellore and fish landing centre works at Bheemili, Rajaiahpeta and Dondavaka in Anakapalli, at Chintapalli in Vizianagaram, at Rayadaruvu in Tirupati, and at Uppulanka in Kakinada are also in progress, they informed.

IT and Industries Minister G Amarnath, Chief Secretary KS Jawahar Reddy and senior officials were present.  (KNN Bureau)


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