WB For Promotion Of Small Scale, Textile And Cottage Industries

WB For Promotion Of Small Scale, Textile And Cottage IndustriesWest Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee at the inauguration of the third edition of Asansol Industry and Trade Fair last week, referred the steps taken to increase small scale, textile and cottage industries and their plans to set up MSME facilitation centres in Durgapur and Burdwan, about 150km from Kolkata.

A core committee comprising representatives from industry, business and government will be formed in Asansol to support trade and commerce in the area.In addition, a Unique Clearance Centre will be set up in Burdwan to facilitate speedy conversion of land for industrial purposes. The state currently has 152 MSME clusters. Asansol Industry and Trade Fair has provided a unique platform to enhance marketing capabilities and competitiveness, showcase brands and competencies, interact with potential buyers and promote brands and products to tentative buyers.

There are about 300 stalls from sectors like garment, machinery, automobiles, machinery, consumer durables, furniture, real estate, solar power, electrical and electronics, kitchen appliance, hospitality, education healthcare etc.

Organized by the Asansol Chamber of Commerce, the event will continue until February six.

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