Smt. NirmalaSitharaman, Minister for State (Independent Charge) for Commerce and Industry, Government of India had a meeting with Members of FICCI and other regional bodies after assuming office. This was her first meeting with the leading industrialists in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Mr. J A Chowdary, Co-Chairman, FICCI was lead the business delegation.
Issues like encouraging MSME sector, encouraging small IT firms, more encouragement to Defense R&D and marketability of products in defense, Employment and skill development, incentives to dry-land, agri-food processing industries, opening-up of renewable and alternative energy markets and its advantages were discussed during the meeting.
Hon’ble minister had observed and noted all the points and assured that her department will look into subject matter for fruitful outcome.