Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, on Saturday, thanked Centre Government for approving two infrastructure development projects under the Micro and Small Enterprises – Cluster Development Programme (MSE-CDP) for Himachal Pradesh while speaking at a National-Level Steering Committee (NLSC) meeting.
The total cost of these two projects is Rs. 22.29 crore to which the Central Government Grant will be Rs.15.92 crore and the state’s contribution will be Rs. 6.37 crore, said Thakur.
The approved projects include the up-gradation of Industrial Estate at Jeetpur Behri, Tehsil Ghanri in District Una and the up-gradation of Industrial Estate at Khadeen near Parwanoo in district Solan.
The Chief Minister said Himachal Pradesh is emerging as one of the fastest-growing industrial states in India and looks forward to contributing to the aim of building India’s economy to 5 trillion dollars.
Thakur pointed out that the state has received final approval for three out of the four Infrastructure Development Projects submitted under the scheme. These projects comprised of infrastructure development of existing industrial areas providing basic amenities such as up-gradation of roads, street lighting and drainage.
These projects will enhance the efficiency of manufacturing units in the state, he added.