Government launching portal to strengthen MSME sector

The government is in the processof launching a portal for marketing of goods made by MSMEs and khadi industry on the lines of Chinese e-commerce portal
Alibaba and USA's Amazon, MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari said Wednesday in the Lok Sabha.
    He said the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) contribute about 29 per cent to the country's GDP (Gross Domestic Product) and the government is taking steps to significantly increase that.
    "We have fixed the target to increase the share of MSME to 50 per cent of GDP in the next five years," he said, adding the sector would also add 15 crore jobs.
    On this target, it was heard that some opposition members raised their voice about previous such targets which were not met.Gadkari said they can question this target, if he would not meet it.
    "Like we have achieved all targets of the road ministry, we would achieve this also," Gadkari said.
    Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said that if members want half an hour discussion on steps being taken by the government on the MSME sector, he would allow that.

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