New Delhi: Narayan Rane said that our nation needs to be self-sufficient to realise the India of Mahatma Gandhiji’s dream and there is no alternative to industrialisation to achieve this goal. Union Minister of State for MSME, Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, Secretary B. B. Swain, Joint Secretary of the Ministry and Development Commissioner Shailesh Kumar Singh also attended the function.
The Union minister said that it was from this Sevagram Ashram of Wardha that Mahatma Gandhi had appealed all to go back to the village, by which he meant the complete development of villages. Sevagram Industrial Zone is created to generate employment through agriculture and village industry. Rane said, the MSME Ministry has formed a committee to modernise this industrial sector and this sector will be modernized in the next 2.5 years.
Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister of State for MSME, Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma said that MSME have greatly contributed to the progress of the nation. He said that the MSME Idea fund launched on March 10, 2022 is getting great response and so far 287 ideas and 1196 trademarks have been registered. He informed that a technology center will be set up at Butibori MIDC in Nagpur and local youth will benefit hugely from it.