SME Times News Bureau | 11 Jul, 2018
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on
Tuesday stressed on increasing India’s exports of low volume-high
the concluding session during the 67th
Plenary Session of the NEC in Shillong, Singh
said, "We should focus on growing low volume-high value crops
Railway Ministry can help in exporting the perishable commodities and
horticulture produce like kiwis and flowers through superfast AC
at the event, the
Home Minister said the 'New North East' will emerge with better
Road Connectivity and Information Technology.
North East needs better Road Connectivity and it has recently made
some progress in this area. The economic potential of the region will
be realised with better connectivity," said Shri Rajnath Singh.
we can provide quality broadband services in the region the youth of
the North East will find the employment opportunities closer to their
home. It would also stop the migration of local youth to distant
areas of the country," he added.
the ITIs and Polytechnic Institutes should play a role in Skill
Development. "NEC should also consider setting up the Regional
Institute for Skill Development," he said.
said impetus to employment and income generation will help contain
the problems like insurgency in the North Eastern Region (NER).
North-Eastern states need to create a conducive environment for
private investments which should make the investors feel safe and
their problems are addressed. It will give a big boost to
investments," he said.
suggested the revival of North Eastern Regional Agricultural
Marketing Corporation Limited (NERAMAC) for marketing of agriculture
"The North Eastern Region Community Resource Management
Project (NERCORMP) with the Self Help Groups can extend help in this
effort to increase the income and employment generation in the
region," he said.