Nagaland Industries & Commerce Advisor calls on union ministers of MSME, FPI, DoNER

New Delhi: Hekani submits a number of proposals that would help to promote and improve the MSME landscape in the State

BY | Sunday, 21 May, 2023
Advisor of Industries and Commerce Department Hekani Jakhalu and team in a meeting at the Ministry of MSME in New Delhi (PC: @Hekani/ Twitter)

Hekani Jakhalu MLA and Advisor of Industries and Commerce Department on her maiden visit to Delhi on 17 May 2023 called on the Union Minister of MSME Narayan Tatu Rane and Union Minister of State MSME, Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, DIPR informed.

The members discussed various issues of the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises sector and growth potentials in the State. The Advisor submitted a number of proposals that would help to promote and improve the MSME landscape in the State.

Jakhalu also held a meeting with the Union Minister for Food Processing Industries (FPI), Pashupati Kumar Paras during which she shared that food processing is one of the potential and thrust areas in the state where development can be brought about. Therefore, urging the Union Minister to consider and support the various upcoming project proposals of Nagaland which will be placed before the Ministry.

Paras also in confirmation encouraged the State to submit proposals on projects available under the Ministry and assured approvals. In addition, the Union Minister disclosed that the Ministry will soon be launching new schemes for Mini-Food Park for which the State may look forward to availing such assistance. Furthermore, the Union Minister informed that he will be visiting Nagaland tentatively in the month of July, this year.

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The Industries & Commerce advisor also met with the Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) G Kishan Reddy regarding the prospects and opportunities in the North Eastern Region and Nagaland in particular. They discussed the Economic Road Map of the Department and the state.

Jakhalu called on the Development Commissioner (Handloom & Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, and solicited support for the promotion of the sector in the State.

She paid an official visit to The Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises, Textiles, Food Processing Industries, Invest India Team, Start-Up India Team, Department for Promotion of Industries and Internal Trade (DPIIT), DoNER, and interacted with Secretaries of the respective Ministries to discuss on the ongoing projects and various developmental works to be carried out in the near future.

The Advisor also Union Minister of State for Entrepreneurship, Skill Development, Electronics & Technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar on 19 May 2023.

Jakhalu was accompanied by Kekhrievor Kevichüsa Commissioner & Secretary to the Government of Nagaland, A Temjen Jamir Director, and a team of officials from the Department of Industries & Commerce, Government of Nagaland.

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