Become facilitators of employment in small scale sector: Union minister tells chambers

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Kolkata | Published: October 16, 2017 12:12:20 AM

After the exporters talked about a problem with regard to GST, I requested the Union Finance Minister to sit for a meeting with them. In a series of discussions afterwards on October 6, this liquidity issue faced by the exporters was addressed and we are evolving a mechanism that may take just a couple of days' time," he said.

Union Minister C R Chaudhary today asked the chambers to act as facilitators to raise employability in the small scale sector. (Representative photo: IE)

Union Minister C R Chaudhary today asked the chambers to act as facilitators to raise employability in the small scale sector. “The government is working on three planks — maximum production with quality, maximum employment and maximum export,” Chaudhary, the junior minister for Consumer Affairs and Commerce & Industry said at the Calcutta Chamber of Commerce here. “We are aiming at more production, more export, more investment and more employment,” he said, Expressing his government’s resolve to encourage small enterprises, including start-ups, he said the government is committed to promote start-ups and financial incentives are being given to them depending on the viability of the project. “The chambers can act as facilitators,” he said and added, there is no dearth of brain in the country but the employability of the present generation needs to be ensured. The minister felt demonestisation and GST, initiated by his government, will transform the economy. ”

After the exporters talked about a problem with regard to GST, I requested the Union Finance Minister to sit for a meeting with them. In a series of discussions afterwards on October 6, this liquidity issue faced by the exporters was addressed and we are evolving a mechanism that may take just a couple of days’ time,” he said.

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