SME Times News Bureau | 24 Nov, 2021
Union Minister for MSME Narayan Rane has called upon the
Trade and Industry bodies to work together for improving the economic scenario
in the country.
Speaking to a delegation from Trade Promotion Council of
India, which called upon the Minister today, he said, by working in similar
direction, our industries can enhance their global competitiveness.
The delegation discussed ways to improve the presence of
Indian products in international markets.
Meanwhile, Rane will visit Rajasthan for two days from
tomorrow. The Minister will review the KVIC Outlet, Jhalana Dongri and
Kumarappa National Handmade paper institute, Sanganer, Jaipur.
Rane will also give away the Youth Icon Awards 2021. He will
later address the Press on Friday, the 26th November, 2021 in Jaipur.
The Kumarappa National Handmade paper Institute
is a leading unit of KVIC which was established with UNDP support in 1991.
Under the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, the
Institute brought about another innovation in 2018; of manufacturing handmade
carry bag from plastic waste.
Up to 20 per cent raw paper is mixed with waste
plastic to produce these innovative carry bag for market. Under the Replan-Reducing
Plastic in Nature Projects of the institute.
About 40 Lakh carry bags
have been made utilising approximately 35 tonn plastic waste. This has resulted
in fresh earning of Rs. 1.4 crore.