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‘Infra building can drive manufacturing growth’

Amitabh Kant says infrastructure construction can drive manufacturing growth in the country

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: May 7 2016 4:19PM | Updated Date: May 7 2016 4:19PM

‘Infra building can drive manufacturing growth’

Niti Aayog chief executive Amitabh Kant has said that infrastructure construction can drive manufacturing growth in the country.

 
"Infrastructure construction can drive manufacturing growth and India must be an easy and simple place to do business," he said at an event in national capital.
 
He also said that of the 344 procedures under the government's ease of doing business initiative, as many as 148 related to the micro, small and medium enterprises sector.
 
Identifying textiles, footwear, food processing and gems and jewelry as among the sectors fertile for employmentcreation, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion Secretary Ramesh Abhishek said: "Reforms in ease of doing business will be a game changer for lowering manufacturing transaction costs."