The state government will fast-track setting up of 12 clusters under the Micro and Small Enterprises Cluster Development Programme. It will also develop mini-clusters in different fields.
This was discussed at recent two-day conference of Regional and General Managers of District Industries Centre (DIC) here, said a government release on Saturday.
There will be clusters on groundnut (Jajpur), coir (Sakhigopal, Puri), dry fish (Paradip), rice milling (Kalahandi, Koraput and Balasore), and engineering clusters at Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Rayagada and Dhenkanal.
The conference also called upon the general managers (GMs) of DICs to resolve the problems of export-oriented units to boost exports and achieve the export turnover target, said micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) secretary L N Gupta.
Director of industries Balwant Singh said the state government will organize 180 sensitization programmes during the year to motivate youths to set up MSMEs.
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