Pune: Minister MSME Shri Giriraj Singh visited Central Bee Research Training Institute ,Ganesh khind Road ,Pune on 3rd feb today. The minister addressing the media spoke on scope and tremendous opportunities in beekeeping activities going on under the banner of Khadi and Village Industries Commission .On this occasion he also deliberated on MSME and budget issues.
He said “MSME will start an extension program, Under the aegis of Khadi and Village Industries commission, we will be empowering 800 villages where solar and hand wheels will be provide to the villagers this will provide work to approx 4 lacs villagers”.
One of the biggest achievement during the budget that we have achieved is that almost 59% increase has been done in the MSME budget which will help villagers to earn their livelihood. In fact all work falling under MSME upto 250 crores will get a benefit of upto 5% which will help people get more work and benefits.
The 2018-19 Budget has given a big thrust to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector to boost employment and economic growth. The budgetary allocation has gone up from Rs.6481.96 crores in 2017-18 to Rs.6552.61 crores in 2018-2019. The allocation for individual schemes (apart from CGTMSE) has gone up by 59% from Rs.3680 crores in 2017-18 to Rs.5852.61 crors in 2018-2019
Further the allocation for National Manufacturing Competiveness Program has gone up from Rs.506 crores in 2017-18 to Rs.1006 crores in 2018-19. This scheme will help technology upgradation in the MSME sector
Allocation under the Prime Minister Employment Generation Program has gone up and generating self employment opportunities through establishment of about 88000 micro enterprises in the non farm sector providing employment to around 7 lakh people
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