Multiple interventions by the Government to enhance Local Value Addition have benefitted not only the large Industries but also the MSMEs, says Shri Piyush Goyal
Government efforts leading to greater employment generation in the country: Shri Goyal
Shri Piyush Goyal chairs SCALE Committee meeting
Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles, Shri Piyush Goyal has said the Industry has responded well to the multiple interventions by the Government to enhance Local Value Addition which has benefitted not only the large industries but also the MSMEs. Chairing a review meeting of the Steering Committee on Advancing Local value-add & Exports (SCALE) here today, he emphasised that these efforts are leading to greater employment generation in the country.
During the meeting Shri Goyal highlighted the need for exploring innovative ways to increase Local Value Add in critical sectors of Manufacturing amidst existing disruptions in the worldwide value chain. This will enhance the presence of India in emerging global value chains, he added.
Industry and exports representatives from various sectors including Auto Components, White Goods (ACs, Electronics & TV), Semiconductor Manufacturing, Plastics, Furniture, Bicycles & e-cycles, Batteries, Leather & Footwear and Fisheries participated in the deliberations.
MoS (Commerce & Industry) Shri Som Parkash, Secretary, DPIIT, Shri Anurag Jain and Shri Rajiv Singh Thakur, Additional Secretary, DPIIT participated in the meeting. SCALE Committee members who attended the meeting included Dr. Pawan Goenka (Chairman, SCALE Committee), Shri Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII, Shri Arun Chawla, Director General, FICCI, Shri Deepak Sood, Secretary General, ASSOCHAM, Shri Deepak Bagla, CEO, Invest India, Shri Salil Singhal, Chairman and MD, PI Industries, Shri Seshagiri Rao, JMD & Group CFO, JSW Steel, Shri Anil Agrawal, Additional Secretary, DPIIT, Dr. Amiya Chandra, Addl. DGFT, Shri Manish Sharma, Chairman, FICCI Electronics & White Goods Manufacturing Committee and President & CEO, Panasonic India Pvt. Ltd., Shri Vikram S. Kirloskar Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, Shri Jalaj Dani, Chairman, Addverb Technologies Pvt. Ltd and Co-promoter, Asian Paints Ltd. and Smt. Manmeet K. Nanda, Joint Secretary, SCALE and Brand India Cell, DPIIT (Member Convener, SCALE Committee).