Agro-processing, agro-business and agro-export promotion scheme – Collectors must play an effective role in implementation – Chief Secretary
Jaipur, 7 September. Chief Secretary Shri Niranjan Arya described the Rajasthan Agricultural Processing, Agribusiness and Agriculture Export Promotion Scheme-2019. He said that it is aimed at changing the picture of the agricultural scenario of the state. He directed the district collectors to play an effective role in its implementation.
Shri Arya was reviewing various schemes with the Divisional Commissioner and District Collectors through video conferencing at the Government Secretariat on Tuesday.
The Chief Secretary said that through this policy. Rajasthan is providing the largest incentives and facilities to promote agro-processing and exports in the country. He said that the District Collector has an important role to play in the implementation of this scheme.
Therefore, he should issue approval to the proposals by holding a meeting at the district level committee monthly. He was instructed to increase the progress after discussing with the collector of low progress districts. Shri Arya reviewed the Chief Minister’s Small Scale Industries Promotion Scheme and Rajasthan Investment Promotion Scheme (RIPS)-2019 directed the district collectors for effective implementation.
Do effective work to take Gandhiji’s message to the masses’.
While reviewing the programs being organized under the 150th birth anniversary year of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, Shri Arya said that it is one of the main priorities of the Chief Minister. For this, a lot of work has been done at the institutional level. He was also instructed to do effective and innovative work to take Gandhiji’s message to the people. This could be achieved with the help of dedicated and experienced non-official members of Gandhi Darshan Samiti.
Grant of 121 crores released by sanctioning 358 cases
On this occasion, the Principal Secretary, Agriculture Department, Shri Bhaskar A. Sawant informed about the provisions and incentives of the Agriculture Processing, Agribusiness and Agriculture Export Promotion Scheme and said that under this, 756 cases of investment of Rs 1471 crore have been received in the state, in which A grant of Rs 121 crore has been released after sanctioning 358 cases, on which an investment of Rs 593 crore has been made. He said that the process is going on for the approval of other cases of investment of Rs 754 crore.
Important suggestions is given by the coordinator-co-convenors.
Government Secretary, Art and Culture Department, Mrs Mugdha Sinha and State Convener of Gandhi Darshan Samiti, Mr. Manish Sharma informed about the programs and activities organized so far under Gandhi-150 and the upcoming proposed programs. The district coordinators and co-convenors of the committee made important suggestions about innovative works for the wide dissemination of Gandhiji’s ideas.
Instructions to increase the participation of children in Children’s Science Congress
Smt. Mugdha Sinha gave directions to increase the participation of children in the Children’s Science Congress. She said the operation of science clubs in schools must be encouraged. The rural innovations must be forwarded to the State Innovation Council in the district.
Commissioner of Industries Department, Mrs Archana Singh and Director of Agriculture Marketing Department Mr Sohanlal Sharma were also present in the meeting. On this occasion, Government Secretaries of various departments, Divisional Commissioners and District Collectors attended the meeting through video conferencing.