GUWAHATI: Assam’s Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary requested Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal to take up with Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) for setting up of the proposed Japanese Industrial Township (JIT) quickly in Assam.
Assam is eyeing to set Japanese township. Patowary requested the Union Minister for formulating a particular and progressive industrial coverage related to North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy (NEIIPP) solely for the good thing about the North East states.
He additionally requested Minister Goyal to take up with JETRO for setting up of the proposed Japanese Industrial Township (JIT) quickly for which land is available at Nagarbera.
Goyal held an interplay with the business ministers of all states on ‘One District One Product’ initiative by a webinar in the present day.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India is propagating the ‘One District One Product’ motion underneath the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ imaginative and prescient of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and to understand the true financial potential of rural India. The goal is to establish one product per district primarily based on the potential and power of a district, develop a cluster for that product within the district and supply market linkages.
Goyal stated that India’s home market has been hit onerous by COVID-19 pandemic. Both states and the Centre ought to work in whole unison to put the economic system again on monitor. ‘All states should work to facilitate investments, allocate industrial land and other approvals in a faster and transparent mode, so that multiple industrial parks come up in the shortest possible time.’
Patowary underlined the initiatives taken by the State Government for the profitable implementation of the ‘One District One Product’ initiative. This contains notifying of Export Commissioner, setting up of an ‘Export Cell’ within the Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce and structure of District Level Export Promotion Committee (DEPC). Significantly, DEPC conferences have already been held in all districts of Assam.
Patowary highlighted that an elaborate plan has been chalked out to promote such product within the districts and to improve its high quality to make it appropriate for exports. An in depth train was undertaken in Assam and one product for every district was duly recognized. The merchandise recognized for the districts within the State relate to meals processing sector and gadgets like silk, tea, handicrafts, cane and bamboo and so on.