In a bid to give opportunity to local entrepreneurs to contribute towards development of city gas network, GAIL (India) Limited has taken an initiative to impart skill to local entrepreneurs for GI installation/Domestic PNG connection at Varanasi GA (Geographical Areas).
Disturbed with the recent power tariff hike, the Karnataka Small Scale Industries Association (KASSIA) has urged the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) and the government to provide a separate tariff category to the micro and small industries.
Privately owned power generating companies which are reeling under escalating dues have asked Ministry of Power to provide Trade Receivables Discount System (TReDS) facility to them the way it has been provided to MSMEs.
The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) units should improve energy efficiency and go in for renewable energy. They should leverage on the Common Facility Centre scheme of the Government, said Sudhir Garg, Joint Secretary of Ministry of MSME.
To boost the textile value chain in Gujarat, the state government has announced a scheme to provide interest and power tariff subsidy along with other incentives for specific sectors in the textile industry. For Micro,
South Eastern Railway authorities have decided to order railways spare and other parts amounting to Rs 50 lakh and below to Jamshedpur Small Scale Industries (SSI). The decision was taken during the meeting organized by South Eastern Railway
MSME representing body, Faridabad Industries Association (FIA) has asked for power tariff rate reduction from the Haryana government on the similar lines as it has been announced for domestic consumers in the state.
India cannot progress without the progress of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). They need to adopt energy efficient methods and technology without compromising quality, said Dr Ranjeet Mehta, Principal Director, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry.