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News one place. The MSME units have had always been era of M-Governance. complaining that information on all schemes were not available at a single place. Such a compilation Union Minister of State for MSME Shri Haribhai is certainly the need of the hour so as to ensure Choudhary stated that the Ministry has embarked that entrepreneurs need not be searching multiple on the journey to make every scheme online. He windows for help or information. With the help of stated that MSME Internet grievance monitoring MyMSME mobile app Ministry of MSME would be system has already resolved the grievances of more providing one single window to MSMEs to access than 3000 persons. information on all schemes implemented by the Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Union Ministry and as well as apply for any of them. And Minister for Urban Development, Housing & MSMEs can also lodge grievances pertaining to Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Ministry of MSME through this app. Broadcasting appreciated the efforts of the Minister Prime Minister has recently spoken about the in taking various initiatives towards ease of doing need for moving forward to M-Governance (Mobile business in the MSME Sector in the country. He Governance) from e-Governance, on the occasion also congratulated Shri Kalraj Mishraji for taking of the Civil Services Day celebrations. This mobile steps in line with Prime Minister’s Digital India app has enabled the MSME Sector to usher in the mission. n Committee recommendations to review Khadi Industries he Central Government had constituted the recommendations of the Committee were: following Committees to review the existing Tstructure, functioning and performance of ● All apex financing Institutions and commercial Khadi Village and Industries Commission(KVIC) to banks to be advised to increase the flow of study the regulatory framework and to recommend institutional credit to the KVI sector. any other measures considered necessary to ● Rebate for Khadi may be replaced by ‘Market revamp the KVIC. Development Assistance’ (MDA), calculated 1. High Power Committee headed by late Prime at 20% of production Minister Shri PV Narasimha Rao ● Necessary legislative measures to protect 2. Arthur Andersen Study “Khadi” and its use by KVIC certified Institutions; 3. Expert Committee under the Chairmanship of Shri. D.M. Sukthankar, former Chief Secretary ● Separate wing in KVIC to supervise the Govt. of Maharashtra working of Sliver Plants; smaller economical sliver plants to be set up at the Institutional High Power Committee (HPC) was constituted level under the Chairmanship of late Prime Minister Mr. P. V. Narasimha Rao to review the performance, ● Village industries under the purview of KVIC examine the issues and identify the problems faced to be considered on par with Government by the KVI sector. level village and small industries category for planning and development purposes. The Committee in its report submitted in 1994 made various recommendations. The key ● Government to constitute a separate fund 32 Laghu Udyog Samachar
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