Visakhapatnam: The District Industrial Promotion Committee (DIPC) has decided to organise MSME intensive campaigns at all the Assembly constituencies to set up more industries to ensure job opportunities to the youth. The committee had also decided to draft a new policy to set up at least two MSME Parks in every Assembly constituency in the district.
The DIPC meeting was held here on Friday chaired by the Collector and Chairman of the Committee. Addressing the members, the Collector directed to identify the lands to set up the MSME Parks in every Assembly constituency.
The Collector directed the officials to coordinate with the MLAs of the constituency to organise the MSME intensive campaign. The new policy on the MSME would be released soon and the officials made the ground level arrangements to set up MSME Parks soon after the policy was released, he added.
The committee had approved to release the incentives to the tune of Rs 2.57 crore benefiting the 44 industries in the district. After screening 15 pending applications, which were submitted in the single window scheme, the Collector directed the officials to clear the applications without further delay.
The Collector also directed the officials to prepare a list of eligible candidates from the families who lost their lands for the Atchutapuram Special Economic Zone. Once the list was prepared on opportunities, jobs would be provided to the eligible candidates of the oustees of Atchutapuram Special Economic Zone, the Collector said.
While members asked the Collector for various development works in and around Atchutapuram SEZ, Pravin Kumar directed the officials to utilise PCPIR Special Development funds for the development activities of Atchutapuram Junction. The Collector directed the officials to discuss with the Vice-Chairman of Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority for the sanction of the funds from PCPIR Special Development.
The committee also gave its nod to set up Rythu Bazar in Atchutapuram. The Collector directed the marketing department to ask the Joint Collector for suitable land for it. The committee also discussed to supply power to Gambhiram Industrial Park as per the demand of the load in the park.
The committee directed the superintending engineer, Operation Circle, Visakhapatnam APEPDCL, to arrange dedicated feeder to the park or to establish a sub-station to provide hassle free power to the park. General Manager of District Industries A Ramalingeswara Rao explained about the agenda of the committee and other activities.