Center working on Agro MSME policy: Nitin Gadkari

NEW DELHI: The government is working on an MSME agricultural policy that will focus on entrepreneurship development in rural, tribal, agricultural and forest areas for manufacturing products using local raw material, Union minister Nitin informed that the Ministry of MSME has signed an MoU with to promote the AYUSH sector through various schemes of Ministry of MSMEs in the areas of training, skilling, hand holding and entrepreneurship development.

He also advised that members of the wellness and beauty industry register as micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) so that they can benefit from various schemes of the Ministry of MSMEs.

During the interactions, the representatives expressed their concern about the various challenges that MSMEs face in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, along with some suggestions and requested government support to keep the sector afloat.