Rajasthan authorities has introduced a raft of flagship schemes and programmes to encourage small-scale industries at a time when the central authorities has additionally introduced a monetary package deal for industries within the desert state beneath the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan in its bid to tide over the financial hardships unleashed by the raging coronavirus illness (Covid-19) outbreak.
Rajasthan has over 4.50 lakh micro, small and medium enterprises, which make use of round 50 lakh individuals. Severally locally-made merchandise similar to Bikaneri bhujia and papad, block-printing, blue pottery of Jaipur, mehndi of Sojat, and so on, are thought of because the state’s a number of the most well-known exports each at house and overseas.
The state authorities has launched Chief Minister Small Scale Industries Promotion Scheme, a flagship programme, to spice up MSMEs which have been one of many hardest-hit sectors because of the pandemic.
Rajasthan Funding Promotion Scheme (RIPS), 2019, is one other well-known state government-run flagship schemes.
The state planning division has issued an order that said 19 schemes and programmes associated to 9 authorities departments have determined to announce flagship programmes to tide over the financial disaster triggered by Covid-19 outbreak. “The state has determined to make these schemes flagship to empower individuals from weaker part of the society and assist them combine with the mainstream,” the order stated.
Different schemes which have been made a part of the flagship programme are Shudh Ke liye Yudh (marketing campaign in opposition to adulteration), Nirogi Rajasthan (disease-free Rajasthan), CM’s free drugs and take a look at drive, and Ayushman Bharat Mahatma Gandhi Rajasthan Swasthya Insurance coverage and so on.
The state meals and civil provides division has promised to distribute wheat at Re 1 per kilogram among the many needy, Mahatma Gandhi English Medium college (training division); Jan Soochan portal (info know-how and communication division); Jan Adhar Yojna (planning division); and Rajasthan agriculture processing, enterprise, and export promotion scheme (agriculture division) have been included within the flagship schemes.
Six schemes introduced by the state’s social justice and empowerment division goal will profit younger ladies to get married and a month-to-month pension for senior residents and specially-abled and so on.
“The state authorities’s announcement implies that these choose programmes would get the very best precedence. The administration will monitor their day by day progress,” stated a senior authorities official, requesting anonymity.
“Flagship is sort of a declaration of precedence by the federal government, as extra focus might be laid on these schemes and programmes,” he added.
“Chief Minister’s small scale trade promotion, new RIPS, and meals processing schemes are visionary initiatives of the state authorities. It’ll create an inclusive, balanced, and powerful industrial growth ecosystem in Rajasthan and can assist set up the state as one of the crucial most well-liked funding locations. The flagship schemes will increase traders’ confidence,” stated Vishal Baid, chairman, Confederation of Indian Business (CII), Rajasthan.