MSME’s re­gional of­fice to be set up in Am­rit­sar: Rana Sodhi

Hindustan Times (Jalandhar) - - HTPUNJAB&HARYANA -

AM­RIT­SAR: A re­gional of­fice of MSME (mi­cro, small and medium en­ter­prises) will be es­tab­lished in the city to en­cour­age the MSME sec­tor in the bor­der ar­eas of the state and lo­ca­tion for the same has been ear­marked, min­is­ter for sports and youth af­fairs, Pun­jab, Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi said here on Fri­day.

The min­is­ter was ad­dress­ing in­dus­tri­al­ists and other par­tic­i­pants dur­ing the MSME con­clave at the five-day Pun­jab In­ter­na­tional Trade Expo-2018 be­ing held at Ranjit Av­enue by PHD Cham­ber of Com­merce and In­dus­try.

Na­tion build­ing can be done only by strength­en­ing the small, medium and mi­cro in­dus­tries, Sodhi said, adding, “Pun­jab govern­ment has pre­pared a spe­cial plan for the in­dus­trial de­vel­op­ment of the bor­der dis­tricts. The state govern­ment is com­mit­ted to make Pun­jab an in­dus­trial hub.” “Work for es­tab­lish­ing the re­gional of­fice has been started. With its es­tab­lish­ment, the in­dus­tri­al­ists need not to ap­proach Lud­hi­ana or other cities for their prob­lems,” di­rec­tor MSME, Ma­jor Singh said. HTC

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