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Jul 01, 2020
9:29AM

Bamboo sector will propel Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan in Northeast: Jitendra Singh

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Union Minister of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr Jitendra Singh has said that Bamboo sector will propel the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan in the North Eastern Region. He said, bamboo sector is going to be an important vehicle of trade not only for India but also for the entire subcontinent.
 
The Minister said this in New Delhi after a review meeting through video conference, in which senior officers from the Ministry and North Eastern Council (NEC) Shillong participated. Dr Singh said that Bamboo is not only vital to India's Post- COVID economy but it will also herald a new momentum for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clarion call of Vocal for Local. He said, his Ministry has achieved 100 per cent work output during pandemic by its robust e-office network.
 
The Minister urged the officers to coordinate with the Department of Telecommunications (to augment uninterrupted high-speed net facility in the North Eastern Region for its comprehensive socio-economic development.
 
Dr Singh was also apprised of the role played by North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd in promoting start-ups in the North Eastern Region in a very innovative manner by promoting local talent.

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