June 25, 2014
Four more Biswa Bangla stores to come up in the current fiscal year
After the launch of the flagship BiswaBangla store at the Kolkata Airport, four more such stores will be open in thecurrent financial year. The Minister of State for MSME Industries, Mr SwapanDebnath informed that the Grameen Haatat Santiniketan will start functioning from this year too.
The minister informed the Assembly that 25 Grameen Haats, under the umbrella ofNational Fiber Mission, are being set up. He said that a total of 1,21,441handicraft workers have been given photo identity cards. He also cited theexample of Tantuja, how it became aprofit making body after incurring losses for years.
The Minister also informed the Assemblythat in the field of Animal Husbandry, the Government has taken up Prani Bandhu project. Here the dairyanimals are being tagged while administering vaccine. He also laid stress onthe rejuvenation process for the state-run Haringhata Dairy.