52K industries started in the Maharashtra so far
Resumption of 52K industries in Maharashtra
At full capacity industries have started in the green zone which is currently free of corona. So far 70,000 licenses have been issued out of which more than 52,000 factories have been started. One and a half lakh workers have joined it.
Apart from this, industries in the red zone such as essential services, export oriented industries, defense equipment, spare parts manufacturing factories, SEEPZ, diamond etc. are also allowed for production. But restrictions on other industries in the red zone will be maintained. Overall, the state of Maharashtra is recovering industrially. Industry Minister Subhash Desai appealed to all to cooperate in such a situation.
Mr. Desai was speaking at a webinar organized by the Water Bottle Association. Officials from all over the state were present at the occasion.
From the package announced by the central government, small and medium enterprises have been given relief in unsecured loans & PF. Small entrepreneurs should take advantage of this package. The state government is also giving concessions to small scale industries. By abolishing the fixed rate of electricity, the rates are being charged as per the usage. Mr. Desai appealed to the Water Bottle Association to take advantage of this package of the Center.
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