‘Give new identity to Cottage, Village Industries Department through public welfare activities’

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 Jan 2019 11:40:47


Staff Reporter,

Minister Harsh Yadav seeks information of cottage and village industries’ activities

Minister for Cottage and Village Industries and New Renewable Energy, Harsh Yadav, on Monday, sought information about the schemes and activities after an introduction with the officials at the Mantralaya. Additional Chief Secretary of Cottage and Village Industries Department Salina Singh informed about the plans through a presentation.
Minister Yadav instructed officials to take prompt action on points related to the Cottage and Village Industries Department in the 2018 manifesto. He said that the poor sections should get the benefits of the institutions of the department on priority basis. Focus on proper implementation of the programmes for the development of artisans, weavers and craftsmen. Efforts should be made to get a new identity to the Cottage and Village Industries Department through the public welfare works.

Yadav sought information about the works of the institutions of Madhya Pradesh Khadi and Gramodyog Board, Madhya Pradesh Matikala Board, Directorate of Sericulture, Madhya Pradesh Silk Federation, etc. Commissioner Handicrafts Neeraj Dubey, Managing Director Khadi Gramodyog . Madhu Khare, Chief Executive Officer Matikala Board were present.