India is en-route to become ‘Aatmanirbhar’ and the process of its transformation is underway. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government of India has been actively driving the country towards a better future ahead. From coming up with schemes to increase the farmers’ income by two folds to building an ecosystem adaptive enough to support businesses for holistic upliftment of the economy, there are many such initiatives that are transforming India.
Bringing in the spotlight, the transformation of Uttar Pradesh, Elets Technomedia Pvt. Ltd. In association with the Department of MSME and Export Promotion, Government of Uttar Pradesh is organising the ‘Uttar Pradesh Virtual Samvad’. The one-day virtual summit is to be graced by the presence of Shri Sidharth Nath Singh, Hon’ble Minister for MSME & Export Promotion, Government of Uttar Pradesh as the Chief Guest. The key theme of the summit is how Uttar Pradesh is spearheading to transform into ‘Aatmanirbhar Uttar Pradesh’
This issue of the eGov Magazine’s Cover Story – UP Bolstering MSMEs & Rural Industries For Economic Recovery detail out how the Government of Uttar Pradesh has been proactive in rolling out various schemes and programmes to support the small businesses and local productions in the state. The interview of Shri Navneet Sehgal, Additional Chief Secretary, MSME and Export Promotion, Government of Uttar Pradesh on ODOP—Fostering Local Arts, Crafts, and Traditional Skills gives an insight of the UP government’s mission is to encourage people to focus on local arts, crafts and traditional skills, which can improve income at the local level and increase the contribution of handicrafts in the economic growth of the State. A special feature on Khadi and Village Industries Board bring in UP Government’s aim to create maximum employment opportunities by establishing a small industry with low capital investment and strengthening the rural economy.
This issue further intends to bring in light how the effective measures and impactful strategies by the government have resulted in infrastructure development, investment oriented environment and ease-of-doing-business and how these initiatives can prove to be a game changer.