Chandigarh, November 21– Haryana Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal said that Haryana has become a globally preferred investment destination for investment in the industrial sector. He further directed the officers of the concerned departments to execute investment applications within the stipulated time period to attract maximum investors in the state. Besides this, the officials have been directed to carry out thorough study of various schemes so that these schemes can be implemented according to the convenience of the investors.
While presiding over a review meeting with the officials of HSIIDC, Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises here today, the Chief Secretary directed the heads of the concerned departments to submit the performance reports of the last three months and monitor all activities on a day-to-day basis. He said that under the self-reliant India campaign, the Haryana Government has also implemented the format set by the central government in MSMEs across the state. Under this format, the investment in micro industries is one crore and turnover is 5 crore, investment in small scale industries is 10 crore and turnover is 50 crore and investment in medium industries is 50 crore and turnover is 250 crore. He said that on the basis of the budget during year 2019-20, about 22 percent of the people in the state have contributed to the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).
Sh. Kaushal said that with 9.53 lakh micro enterprises in the state, 19.06 lakh jobs have been created in the state during 2021-22 year. Besides this, 45844 industrial units have been registered under Haryana Udhyam Memorandum (HUM).
Sh. Kaushal informed that to promote the industrial sector, the state government has implemented ‘Haryana Enterprises and Employment Policy-2020’ in the year 2020 to create employment maximum opportunities for the youth of Haryana. Under this policy, a target was set to create 5 lakh new jobs in the state, investment of more than Rs 1 lakh crore and exports up to Rs 2 lakh crore in the state. It was apprised in the meeting that after the implementation of this policy, large scale investment units are looking forward to invest in the state. Congratulating the Industries and Commerce Department for receiving the National MSME Award-2022 by the Central Government, the Chief Secretary said that to establish the global identity of Haryana, there is a need for further improvement in the industrial sector.
In the meeting, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance and Planning, Sh. Anurag Rastogi, Additional Chief Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Sh. Anand Mohan Sharan, Managing Director of HSIIDC, Sh. Vikas Gupta, Director General of Micro, Medium and Small Scale Enterprises. Sh. Shekhar Vidyarthi and other senior officers were present.