MSME department to take all steps for relocation of Saw Mills

Decision taken in meeting held under chairmanship of Minister Shri Arif Aqueel
Bhopal, August 10, 2019 (Ataullah Faizan): A meeting in respect to relocation of saw mills took place under the chairmanship of Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Shri Arif Aqueel today. Shri Aqueel said that all the measures including development works and land allotment etc. for relocation of saw mills should be taken by the MSME Department. He mentioned that a proposal under the cluster scheme of the union government should be prepared and sent to the centre within a month by the MSME department. Shri Aqueel stated that the work of relocation should be done on priority.
It was informed in the meeting that plots in 3 sizes will be earmarked in 8 lakh square feet area. As required, it will have small, medium and large size plots of 4, 6 and 10 thousand square feet size. The identified land will be developed according to the norms of industry. In this, 18 acre land will be allotted and the remaining 12 acre land will be kept reserve for roads, sewerage system, other basic facilities and development works.
The Principal Secretary MSME Shri K.C. Gupta, Divisional Commissioner Smt. Kalpana Shrivastava, Collector Shri Tarun Pithore, Commissioner Municipal Corporation Shri B. Vijay Dutta, Officers of the Urban Administration Department and representatives of saw mills were present at the meeting.