CM Mr. Chouhan reviews activities of commerce & industries deptt.
Bhopal, January 23, 2016 (Ataullah Faizan): Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that maximum number of youths from all sections of society should be motivated to set up self-employment under Mukhyamantri Yuva Udyami and Mukhyamantri Swarozgar Yojana. He directed to make Madhya Pradesh pioneer in industrial development along with agriculture. The Chief Minister was reviewing activities of Commerce and Industries Department here today. Departmental Minister Mrs. Yashodhara Raje Scindia and Chief Secretary Mr. Anthony de Sa were also present on the occasion. The Chief Minister directed to maintain dialogue with entrepreneurs settin up industries under the scheme.
Third party valuation of these schemes’ implementation should also be done. He directed for constant monitoring of development of new industrial areas. Seminars should be held for Japanese companies interested to invst in the state. Every department should prepare report by reviwing investment proposals of Global Investors Summit-2014. The meeting was informed that Rs. 7,000 crore has been invested in textile industries in the state during last 5 years giving employment to 40 thousand persons. New proposals worth Rs. 3,000 crore have also been received. During current year, 1347 cases have been sanctioned under Mukhyamantri Yuva Udyami and 23 thousand under Mukhyamantri Swarozgar Yojana.
Against loan interest subsidy, Rs. 224 crore 77 lakh has been distributed in 714 cases during current year. Incubation centres under Central scheme will be set up at Dewas and Gwalior for small and medium industries. Of the investment proposals received during global investors summit-2014, investment worth Rs. 18 thousand 903 crore has been made under 307 investment proposals. Under Skill Development Training Programme, 5,116 youths have been trained and provided jobs. Principal Secretary Commerce and Industreis Mr. Mohammad Suleman, Secretary Finance Mr. Anirudhha Mukherjee, Commissioner Industries Mr. V.L. Kanta Rao and TRIFAC’s MD Mr. D.P. Ahuja also attended the meeting.