On August 4, 2021, the State Government of Haryana, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Walmart Vriddhi, a growth and training programme designed for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), and Haqdarshak, a technology platform.
- This MoU focuses on making MSMEs products available in the international market with the help of e-commerce companies that will display products of traditional weavers of rural areas, handlooms, and handicrafts at international levels.
It was signed by Director General Vikas Gupta, Directorate of MSMEs; Nittin Dutt on behalf of Walmart Vriddhi, and CEO (Chief Executive Officer) Aniket Doeger, Haqdarshak in the presence of Haryana Deputy Chief Minister, Dushyant Chautala.
i.Haqdarshak will prepare a research report on the best running welfare scheme of each state so that Haryana can implement it under its one block, one product scheme.
ii.The products of MSMEs will be displayed in 24 countries and will be available in 10,500 stores under 48 banners.
Other Announcement: Employment Generation Subsidy Scheme
The state government also announced an Employment Generation Subsidy Scheme to create employment opportunities for people in skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled categories.
- Under the scheme, ultra-mega projects, cluster establishment, MSMEs, large and mega projects will be provided subsidy for employing skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled category persons domiciled in Haryana.
Haryana CM launched app, web portal of MMAPUY
Haryana Chief Minister (CM) Manohar Lal Khattar launched web portal and app of Mukhyamantri Antyodaya Parivar Utthan Yojana (MMAPUY) at Chandigarh in order to uplift the very poor families financially which are being identified through the Parivar Pehchan Patra scheme.
- The aim is to identify such 1 lakh very poor families in 2021.
Under the MMAPUY scheme a joint team of 6 departments will interact with Antyodaya families and select the appropriate schemes so that their annual income will increase to Rs 1 lakh and later to Rs.1.8 lakh.
- As a part of the scheme, measures for skill development, self-employment and employment generation will be adopted.
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