Sunday, April 29, 2012
clusters operating in traditional handloom, handicrafts
Country has around 7,200 clusters operating in traditional handloom, handicrafts and small and medium enterprise (SME) sectors, the minister of state for Commerce and Industry, Jyotiraditya M.Scindia said on Wednesday. In a written reply to Rajya Sabha, M.Scindia further said that out of these 7200, as many as 2500 are unmapped rural industry clusters. The government introduced cluster development programmes in order to popularise the use of modern technology among enterprises. Among the programmes are Micro and Small Enterprise Cluster Development Programme (MSECDP) and Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI) of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
Source: CIOL World