SME Times News Bureau | 02 Apr, 2013
The government Monday set up an Inter-Ministerial
Committee (IMC), headed by Saurabh Chandra, Secretary, Department of Industrial
Policy and Promotion (DIPP), to address the issues of Micro, Small and Medium
Enterprises (MSME) sector and suggest ways to boost the manufacturing in the
"The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC)
for accelerating manufacturing in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
(MSME) Sector will be headed by the DIPP Secretary, Saurabh Chandra," a
Commerce Ministry statement said Monday.
The panel will submit its recommendations
within one month, it added.
Earlier, a meeting was organised by the
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Textile on March 15, 2013 where the Cabinet
Secretary Ajit Seth reviewed and interacted with the stakeholders regarding
exports of goods from MSME Sector.
In order to examine the suggestions
received from the participants in the meeting, an Inter-Ministerial Committee
has been set up, it said.
Along with Chairman of Committee, Saurabh
Chandra other members are Madhav Lal, Secretary, MSME, Dr. M Sarangi,
Secretary, Ministry of Labour, Rakesh Kacker, Secretary, Ministry of Food
Processing Industries, Zohra Chatterji, Secretary, Ministry of Textiles. The
Committee may associate such other members as required.
The Committee will be serviced by the
Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, it added. The Committee will
submit its recommendations within one month.