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India- Govt preparing national plan for manufacturing cluster: Sitharaman




(MENAFN - KNN India) Govt preparing national plan for manufacturing cluster: Sitharaman

New Delhi, July 18 (KNN) The government is preparing a national plan for manufacturing clusters, Commerce & Industry Minister Nirmala Sithraman told Parliament adding that action for constitution of a committee to evolve cluster framework has been taken.

She said this in a written reply in Parliament on the first day of the Monsoon Session.

She said national plan for manufacturing clusters would bring about convergence in development of industrial areas by central and state governments.

Sitharaman said that inputs from central ministries and departments and states have been taken for development of an industrial information system.

"Yes. Government is preparing a National Plan for Manufacturing Clusters. The Plan aims to bring about convergence in development of industrial areas by the central and state governments so as to bring about optimal utilisation of resources," she said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

In another reply to a separate question on ease of doing business, she said the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) will carry out a comprehensive business-to- government (B2G) feedback exercise this year.

Under this exercise, feedback will be taken from businesses on the quality of implementation of the reforms claimed by the states and the UTs.

"For each state/UT, the scores will be aggregated over all the surveys conducted to yield an overall score for the State/UT. The feedback scores will be used to generate a ranking of States/UTs in terms of reform implementation," she added.

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India- Govt preparing national plan for manufacturing cluster: Sitharaman

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