Govt to formulate separate policy for micro, small industry: Bali

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Dharamsala
  • Updated: Nov 30, 2014 19:05 IST

Transport minister GS Bali on Sunday said that the state government was considering formulating separate policy for micro and small industry of Himachal Pradesh.

A separate policy would be formulated on providing relief to the micro and small industry in the state, said Bali, while speaking in the annual function of Industries' Association at Nagrota Bagwan.

Bali said that the government's agenda, proposing relief to micro and small industry in freight and sales tax, would soon be brought in the cabinet.

“The issue will be discussed with industries minister Mukesh Agnihotri and a meeting in this regard will be held between him and the people involved in small and micro industries,” said Bali.

The minister said that the government would soon be taking tough decision on curbing its expanses so that more and more funds could be made available for the development projects.

Speaking about the various development projects being undertaken in Nagrota area, Bali said various big institutions were being opened in the Nagrota assembly segment, which would not only provide opportunity of quality education to children, but also open many employment avenues.

Industries Association president, Purushotam Agnihotri, vice- president Kumud Mehta and office bearers of Nagrota Block Congress were present on the occasion.

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