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MSME Ministry holding North East Regional Conference in Agartala

Updated: Jan 09, 2023 07:33:41am

MSME Ministry holding North East Regional Conference in Agartala

Agartala, Jan 9 (KNN) The ‘Regional Conference on Sustainable Development of MSMEs in the North East Region (NER)’ scheduled to take place on January 9, 2023 in Agartala will showcase launch of various initiatives of the Ministry of MSME and the State Government of Tripura.

Union Minister for MSME Narayan Rane, along with Chief Minister of Tripura, Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha, and Union Minister of State Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, will preside over the conference.


It is being organized by the Ministry of MSME to spread awareness of various Schemes of the Ministry.

Launch of RAMP (Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance), Linking of NER Portal under Udyam Shakti, Inauguration of the Gomati City Gas Project, Inauguration of West Tripura Bamboo Mat Cluster under SFURTI scheme and Inauguration of new building of KVIC (Khadi & Village Industries Commission) & TKVIB (Tripura Khadi & Village Industries Board) are few of the activities planned for the conference.

The conference will provide a platform for aspiring/existing entrepreneurs to interact with Government departments from Central and State governments, CPSEs and Industry Associations, working continuously towards the development of MSMEs in India.

Briefing the Media at Agartala on Sunday senior officials of MSME gave details regarding inclusive growth for which the Ministry of MSME implements various schemes to promote entrepreneurship in India providing handholding support to MSMEs through various interventions catering to every segment of society.

Till date Rs 140 crore has been released. Under PMEGP (Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme) 1.14 lakh micro units have been assisted leading to generation of 7.6 lakh jobs.

MSME Cluster Development Programme has led to the completion of 29 projects since its inception, Rs 135.45 crore has been released by Government.

Total of 85 clusters, benefitting the local artisans have been approved under “SFURTI (Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries)”.

Further, 2.7 lakh enterprises from NER till date have registered themselves on Udyam Portal giving employment to 23 Lakh people.  (KNN Bureau)


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