Speaking in a virtual program, the Gadkari said it was imperative to focus on agriculture, food processing, leather and tribal industries.
Gadkari also urged to use the technology and launched the integrated services of Udyam registration portal with the Common Service Center (CSC) portal to increase the penetration of benefits of various government programs among MSMEs in remote areas.
Minister of State for MSMEs and Livestock, Dairy and Fisheries, Pratap Chandra Sarangi, who was also present during the program, said the ministry is supporting MSMEs through various programs and initiatives to improve competitiveness of manufacturing and unleash the true potential of MSMEs.
He also underlined the importance of import substitution and encouraged MSMEs to adopt digital tools and techniques in unprecedented times, to rebuild and create new models that will ensure rapid recovery of their businesses and prepare themselves. for the future.
During the group discussions chaired by the Secretary (MSME) and the Additional Secretary and Commissioner for Development (MSME), special emphasis was placed on the promotion of exports and the use of free
On the occasion of International MSME Day, the Virtual Conference on Indian MSMEs as Growth Engines for the Economy was organized by the Ministry of MSMEs in association with the Indian SME Forum, the Council for the Promotion of Electronic and Computer Software Exports, Handicrafts Export Promotion Council, Gem and Jewelry Export Promotion Council, Leather Export Council and All India Plastics Manufacturers’ Association on the Role of MSME in the Engine growth to achieve the Prime Minister’s vision of a $ 5,000 billion economy.