Maharashtra to set up E-commerce Hub in Nagpur

Maharashtra To Set Up E-Commerce Hub In NagpurThe long-awaited development process of Vidarbha in Maharashtra has kicked off with Mr. Devendra Fadnavis becoming the state’s chief minister who recently announced at ‘Youth Empowerment Summit’ that the government is in talks with Flipkart to set up an e-commerce logistic hub in Nagpur.

To bring in employment, a value chain in agriculture is being formed from production to marketing. It would not only help farmers to improve their prices but also bring in jobs at all the stages of the chain. Mr. Fadnavis stressed the need for skill development in the region as human resource and skilled labour is urgently needed by industries.

He said one such value chain is being introduced in agro-processing industry that will provide jobs to over 10 lakh youths by the end of this year. Nagpur being the tiger capital, tourism industry also needed to flourish and, therefore, hospitality sector requires a huge manpower. He asked the students to take maximum benefit from this three-day event.

The event was organized by Vidarbha Fortune Foundation (VFF) at Divisional Commissioner’s complex at Mankapur. Union surface transport minister, Mr. Nitin Gadkari, guardian minister, Mr. Chandrashekhar Bawankule, former MP, Mr. Datta Meghe and VFF chairman, Mr. Anil Sole also spoke.

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