Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan instructed officials concerned on Wednesday to pay special attention to employment of local youths in industries.
The CM’s instructions came during a meeting of the cabinet committee on investment promotion.
The CM said, “Special attention should be given on employment of local youths at the time of establishment of industries and expansion of work of old industrial units. For investment promotion, the state government is extending full assistance as per provisions of the Industry Policy on setting up of new units in various sectors.”
He said eligible children of tribal families should be given employment opportunities in these units in tribal-dominated areas.
Chouhan gave necessary instructions regarding the facilities to be provided to the new units to be set up.
Industrial Policy and Investment Promotion minister Rajvardhan Singh Dattigaon, Medical Education minister Vishwas Sarang, Public Health and Family Welfare minister Dr Prabhuram Choudhary, chief secretary Iqbal Singh Bains and officers of concerned departments were present.
In the meeting, investment proposals included proposal on renewable energy for setting up of second of its kind unit in the country at Bhimpura in Neemuch district and expansion of cement plant unit at Manawar in Dhar district costing Rs 7K crores. It was told in the meeting that the cost of Manawar plant was Rs 975 crore.
Presently,1000 persons are getting employment from the plant. On expansion of the unit, 300 additional persons will get employment.