Haryana Govt sets up funds of Rs.500 cr for Covid Emergency Loan Scheme: DG I&C in ASSOCHAM’S Interaction

Haryana Govt sets up funds of Rs.500 cr for Covid Emergency Loan Scheme: DG I&C in ASSOCHAM’S Interaction

Assures to consider ASSOCHAM’S demand of auto-renewal of licenses

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Dr. Saket Kumar, DG, Industries and Commerce today said that Haryana government has set up a fund of Rs. 500 Crores for Covid Emergency Loan Scheme for new and old entrepreneurs supplying medicines, oxygen, and other medical facilities to Covid-19 patients. He also assured that the government will consider ASSOCHAM’S demand for auto renewal of licenses.

Saket Kumar was speaking during “ASSOCHAM’s webinar on Interaction with Dr. Saket Kumar, DG I&C, Haryana”.  

The Webinar started with the welcome address by Vijay Sharma, Chairman, ASSOCHAM, Haryana State Development Council, after which prominent members of ASSOCHAM raised their respective concerns related to Trade and Industry in front of DG Industries and Commerce, Haryana.

“Haryana is also in process of notifying the Oxygen Production Policy to augment and facilitate the Medical Oxygen manufacturing facilities in the State of Haryana. Under the Policy, the industries involved in production of medical oxygen and related equipment shall be able to claim Capital subsidy @30% upto INR 75 Cr.” he added.  He also said that curbs on the trade and industries will also go down in Haryana amid the decline in the corona virus cases in the state.

Dr. Saket Kumar addressed all the issued raised by the members during the webinar and assured them full support and cooperation in future as well.

Vijay Sharma, Chairman, ASSOCHAM, Haryana State Development Council & Director, Jindal Stainless mentioned that Haryana was indeed among the states that handled the first wave & second wave of the pandemic very well and ensured that businesses remained operational.

Jyoti Prakash Gadia, Co – Chairman, ASSOCHAM Haryana State Council & Managing Director, Resurgent India Limited in his vote of thanks said, “MSMEs need a package for its revival after being badly affected due to pandemic and lockdown”.

Others who spoke during the online interaction were, Lalit Agarwal, Chairman and Managing Director, V – Mart, S V Goyal, Whole Time Director & CEO- Model Economic Township, RIL, Arjun Kohli, Chairman – North Region Tourism and Hospitality Council and Director, IG Hospitality India and Col Manbeer Choudhary, Director, Noor Mahal and President, Haryana Hotels Association and Ex-President of FHRAI.

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