GoI committed to uplift MSME in J&K: Kalraj Mishra

SRINAGAR: Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Kalraj Mishra on Saturday said that New Delhi has created a framework to uplift the small scale and Khadi units across Jammu and Kashmir.
“We will give all sorts of help to revive and uplift the small scale industries across J&K,” Mishra told gathering after inaugurating Khadi Sales Bhandar at Buchpora in summer capital Srinagar. He lauded the role of the Kashmri artisans for shining in their trades.
He said I am happy the way Industries department is reaching out to the villages across the State to empower the small scale industries. He was accompanied by Minster for Industries, Chander Prakash Ganga, Union Secretary, MSME, Chairman, KVIC, Secretary, CEO, KIVB, Director EDI, among other senior officials of the State and Centre. The Minister directed officials to impart them full training of using these newly launched updated e-Charkhas. Mishra informed that the Pashmina, which was out of the ambit of the MSME has been included into the list.
He said government is utilising all efforts to provide requiste support to the small scale unit holders by reaching out to the entrepreneurs. He said various initiatives are underway to make people self-reliant and self sustainable.
Pointing toward Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Mishra said we are conducting skill development programmes for the entire value chain of manufacturing, starting from village industries to state-of-the-art manufacturing sectors, such as engineering and auto components, among several others.