Lucknow, January 6: The government of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday granted a total loan of Rs 4,314 crore to more than 5,06,995 micro, small and medium industries under the “Online Swarozgar Sangam” program. On this occasion, 75,000 traditional artisans trained under âVishwakarma Shram Samman Yojanaâ received a free toolbox as well as 10,000 artisans trained under the âOne District, One Productâ program.
During an interaction with the beneficiaries of the program via virtual support, the CM asked them about their projects for which loans had been taken out and also expressed satisfaction with the progress of young people through programs such as ODOP, Mudra Yojna, Vishwakarma Shram Samman Yojana. Yogi Adityanath Govt is committed to ending corruption in Uttar Pradesh, forcing all departments to make purchases through the GeM portal.
Congratulating the beneficiaries, the CM said âWhen you give a job to one person, they become the livelihood of a whole family and therefore a family becomes self-reliant. Witness of its progress, the whole village strives to connect with the new initiatives.
Through Prime Minister’s Job Creation Program, financial aid provided funding ODOP, Mukhyamantri Yuva Swarozgar Yojana, Vishwakarma Shram Samman Yojana, Mudra Yojana, among others, people found new direction.
The chief minister added that women have shown great enthusiasm in the state’s self-employment programs. âToday, training is provided to 75,000 women in all districts of the state. Among them, the government also grants interest-free loans to 25,000 artisans under Pradhan Mantri Shram Yojana. “
If these women are financially independent, society will also be empowered. This is also the goal of the government’s “Shakti Mission”, he added.
Emphasizing its flagship program Mission Shakti, the CM said: âIn order to protect the dignity of women and empower them, programs such as correspondent bank Sakhi and others have been launched.
Speaking of the One district one product government initiative, the CM argued that each district now has an identity through ODOP, but that these identities have been abolished by the intervening governments.
âOur government recognized them after coming to power in 2017, and through Vishwakarma Shram Samman Yojana, we have done the work of promoting traditional crafts.
The Chief Minister said that today, through the One District One Product program, we have associated a product with each of these districts to make the 75 districts a brand. It created a lot of job opportunities.
He said that during the COVID-19 period, the state government faced the challenge of saving the lives and livelihoods of 40 lakhs of migrant workers. âThe MSME units have done a commendable job in this direction providing many jobs in the state. campaign, if a person’s skills are incorporated into the job, then the company becomes self-sufficient. It is a factor in the progress of Uttar Pradesh over the past 5 years. “
The MSME sector has grown thanks to investments, loans worth over Rs 4,000 crore have been disbursed to 5,069,995 beneficiaries today, he added. The chief minister urged beneficiaries to stay in constant contact with banks and make digital payments.
In this program, CM Yogi Adityanath, Minister of Industries MSME Siddharth Nath Singh and Minister of State Chaudhary Udaybhan Singh also published a brochure based on job creation in MSME units.
The Additional Chief Secretary of MSMEs, Dr Navneet Sehgal, informed that in the survey conducted in 11 lakh units of MSMEs, it was found that 27 lakh people found employment here. In the past five years or so, we have made 95.49 lakh units financially self-sufficient by providing loans through various programs and in this way over 3 million young people have been directly employed in these units.
During interaction with CM, Sheela, who manufactures surgical bands in Siddharth Nagar, Anisha Bansal from Moradabad involved in the trade of decorative metal crafts, Sparsh Agrahari, a sheet metal cutting worker in Varanasi, Dinesh Awasthi, a confectioner in Kanpur Dehat, Istkhar, a manufacturer of wooden furniture in Saharanpur shared his experiences.
Akhilesh Chandra, a clay craftsman from Gorakhpur, told the CM that he has also given work to 6-8 people and is saving two lakh rupees per year. The CM expressed his joy at Akhilesh’s extraordinary income. Welcoming everyone’s efforts, the Chief Minister said these people are examples of autonomy.
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