Biz wants push to manufacturing in Karnataka

Biz wants push to manufacturing in Karnataka

Biz wants push  to manufacturing  in Karnataka

Industrialists and businesses in Karnataka have requested the government to encourage manufacturing in the State, so as to foster employment opportunities and subsequent economic growth.

Addressing delegates at a seminar on Manufacturing, Employment and Economic Growth in Karnataka, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) Karnataka State Council, CII Chairman (Southern Region) Navas Meeran said that the revenue generated by the manufacturing industry in the South is around $430 billion in 2011 and is estimated to be $853 billion by 2020, a release said.

Meeran urged the Karnataka government to focus on a few points aimed at creating a conducive environment in the State, including enhancing ease of doing business.
Additional Chief Secretary to the Department of Industries & Commerce, Karnataka government, Ratna Prabha explained the vision behind the Karnataka Industrial Policy 2014-19.

PriceWaterHouse Coopers Partner Abdul Majeed listed wood, paper products, textiles, leather, gems and jewellery, handloom, powerloom and transport based on their labour intensiveness.

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