Gadkari expresses confidence about increasing MSME exports
Published on August 16, 2020 | News Source: ANI
New Delhi, Aug 16: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday expressed confidence that the government will increase Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) exports to 60 per cent from 48 per cent in the next 5 years and will create 5 crore jobs in the next 5 years.
"Our MSME sector has a huge contribution to the development of our country. Currently, 30 per cent income of GDP growth rate comes from MSME. 48 per cent of our exports are from MSME and till date, we have created 11 crore jobs," Gadkari said while speaking at SWAVALAMBAN e-Summit 2020 organised by 'Lets Endorse Development' NGO.
"I believe and think that in the coming 5 years, we should increase it to at least 30 per cent to 50 per cent, 48 per cent to 60 per cent of exports and create 5 crore new jobs," he said. The Minister said that unregistered enterprises need to register themselves under the Micro industry to get the benefit of MSMEs.