Jharkhand has immense potential for setting up of food processing units: Das

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Jharkhand has immense potential for setting up of food processing units: Das

Ranchi, Apr 11 (PTI) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said the state has immense potential for setting up of food processing units.

Addressing a high level delegation of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) here, Das also said two-wheeler and tractor plants could also be set up.

Das suggested CII officers to attract investors/ industrialists and promote industrialisation in Jharkhand, according to an official release.

Das said that there is ample land in the state for industrialisation.

The chief minister said that in order to promote forest produce of the state, boards were being formed. The work of designing, packaging, branding and marketing of silk and lac would be done by professionals, he added.

Women of the villages would be trained and skilled and connected with employment, he said, adding they would make blanket, dress and towels and the government would purchase them.

He said that the “Vidyalay Chalo Chalayein Abhiyan” should be made a public campaign. Girls should be educated and people should be made aware about child and women maternity.

He said that poverty would be eradicated at any cost.

He told CII to do work for Vidyalay Chalo Chalayein Abhiyan .

Industry Secretary Sunil Kumar Barnwal was present on the occasion.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.