New Delhi /Jaipur,Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has requested to the Union Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Minister Shri Kalraj Mishra to give early sanction to the proposals related to cluster development programme for small entrepreneurs already submitted by the state government under Micro and Small Enterprises-Cluster Development Programme (MSE-CDP).
During her meeting with the Union Minister at his official residence. Raje asked Mishra to give sanction to the pending proposals to set up various clusters in Jodhpur, Jaipur, Ajmer, Dholpur and Bhiwadi. She said applications have already been submitted online to the Ministry for grant under MSE-CDP and the sanction by DC-MSME is under consideration.
The Chief Minister requested the Union Minister to set up 'Livelihood Business Incubation Centres' in at least five districts of the state under the Scheme for Promotion of Innovation, Rural Industry and Entrepreneurship (ASPIRE) which would help in creating new jobs and attract the rural youths towards small enterprises.
Smt Raje also made request for early sanction to the proposal related to the Flatted Factory Complex which is proposed in 1.83 lakh square fit constructed area in Jaipur. It will be a vertical Flatted Complex having 7 floors and will provide housing to 140 flats. It will be a twin tower complex with separate service tower and manufacturing tower for housing service sector and manufacturing enterprises. The proposal is under consideration by DC-MSME.
The Chief Minister informed the Union Minister that the state has formulated Rajasthan MSME Policy, 2015 to encourage entrepreneurs to set up Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. Through this policy the state government will provide better facilities, incentives and industry friendly atmosphere in Rajasthan which shall help medium and small industry to flourish, she said.
Smt. Raje said the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor and Rail Freight Corridor will pass through 40 percent area of Rajasthan and there are plentiful opportunities of developing clusters in these corridors. The Govt. of India should provide special assistance to promote clusters and various skill development centres, she said.