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Article Make in India Programme: A Step Forward in Making India A Manufacturing Hub Gaurav Arya The campaign has been concentrated to fulfll the purpose of job creation, enforcement to secondary and tertiary sector, boosting the national economy, converting the India to a self-reliant country and to give the Indian economy global recognition. Introduction infrastructure is a very important requirement for the growth of industry. Government intends to develop he “Make in India” Strategy was launched on industrial corridors and smart cities to provide 25 September, 2014 with aim to promote infrastructure based on state-of-the-art technology th TIndia as an important investment destination with modern high-speed communication and a global hub for manufacturing, design and and integrated logistic arrangements. Existing innovation. Department of Industrial Policy infrastructure to be strengthened through and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce upgradation of infrastructure in industrial clusters. and Industry is the coordinating agency for Since years policy-makers have been debating to implementing the Make in India Campaign. The real give an impetus to manufacturing in India and make objective of this strategy is to ease the investment India a Global Manufacturing Hub. Make in India caps & controls and to open up India’s industrial is a step forward in making this plan successful. sectors to global participation. The ‘Make in India’ initiative does not target manufacturing sector As part of the Make in India initiative several alone, but also aims at promoting entrepreneurship steps have been taken collectively by all the in the country. government departments and states to promote investments from Indian and Foreign investors in The Make in India initiative aims at promoting India as an important investment destination the focus sectors. The key is to create an enabling environment for investments in the selected focus and a global hub for manufacturing, design and sectors. It aims at promoting the ‘ease of doing innovation. The initiative is aimed at creating business’ measures taken up by States and Central a conducive environment for investment, Government Ministries. There are 25 sectors development of modern and efficient infrastructure, identified under the Make in India initiative. opening up new sectors for foreign investments and forging a partnership between government and 25 Focus sectors have been identified for industry through a positive mindset. Make in India growth under this initiative viz. Automobiles; initiative focuses on four key areas to promote Auto components; Aviation; Biotechnology; manufacturing and entrepreneurship viz. Policy Chemicals; Construction; Defence manufacturing; Initiatives & New Processes; Robust Infrastructure; Electrical Machinery; Electronic system design Focus Sectors; New Mind-set/Approach. and manufacturing; Food processing; IT and BPM; Leather; Media and entertainment; Mining; Need for Make in India Oil and Gas; Pharmaceuticals; Ports; Railways; Availability of modern and facilitating Renewable energy; Roads and highways; Space; 26 Laghu Udyog Samachar
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