Nagas Business Association urges MSME commune secy to establish NSIC office in Nagaland
Dimapur, November 27 (KNN) The Nagas Business Association (BAN) held a session with Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Co-Secretary Mercy Epao, as special guest and other representatives from various government institutions including bankers.
During the interactive session, a special representation was submitted by BAN and requested the intervention of the ministry in the functioning of MSME Nagaland under the post of director, with all the vacancies (ministerial and technical) to be filled, according to a news from Nagaland Poster.
BAN also urged the ministry to set up a state-of-the-art mineral and food analysis laboratory for MSMEs, a tool room extension center and the Nagaland training center ( NTTC) in each district for skills development based on a single district product. (ODOP model) and immediate establishment of the NSIC office in Nagaland for the benefit of all MSME entrepreneurs for the implementation of the various programs available.
Addressing the assembly, Mercy Epao was optimistic that BAN, as an umbrella business entity representing all sections of Naga entrepreneurs, could act as an effective influencer and help build an ecosystem. positive entrepreneurial.
With the Center focusing on MSMEs to help turn India into a $ 5,000 billion economy, Mercy said the MSME sector has created around 11 million jobs in the manufacturing and service sectors combined. .
She urged all state stakeholders to play an important role and contribute to everyone’s growth, while stressing that a corroborated 5-year roadmap for regular review was vital.
Mercy also said that creating wealth from the waste and flower trade was a potential area where Nagaland could engage with proper planning.
Also addressing the meeting, asst. SBI Managing Director Abhinash Hembrom said SBI has been working closely with BAN in recent months and hopes to see visible changes through the joint effort in the months to come.
Other speakers on the occasion include Temjenyanger Jamir, Deputy Director General of NIDC, Jianthai Lung Kamei of NeDFI, GM NABARD Tiakala Ao and KVIC State Director I. Athuba Lusang.