VIA Economy & Finance Forum has held an interesting session on “Various Schemes of Central & State Governments for “Ease of Doing Business” and “Resolution of Stressed Assets” by Mr Pradeep Peshkar, President, BJP Udyog Aghadi, Maharashtra State on Wednesday, 8th February 2017 at VIA, Nagpur.
While deliberating, he highlighted about the Maitri portal i.e. Maharashtra Industry Trade & Investment Facilitation Cell. Mr Peshkar stressed the importance given to Mudra Loan project and reiterated that Government stands committed for the benefit of needy. Adequate boost has been given to Stand Up projects and this involves loan up to Rs.1 crore for female entrepreneur under CGTSME scheme. He evidenced that a day to day monitoring of all government schemes is in process for reaping benefits for general public. There is a vigilance check and daily reporting and updation of working of these departments. He explained about Start up industries and explained the concept of incubation centres which are 48 centers in number. Start up patent can be applied once your project gets cleared.
He stressed and said “Let us have dialogue” He went on to ask what are the roles of current industry in today’s transparent scenario supported by digital transformation in government working. There is no limit for funding in startup units. He appealed to all MSME Units to get registered under MSME data Bank portal for Tender eligibility and business with government. He appealed people to bring one step ahead and government is committed to provide them the support. In respect of Inspector Raj, he stressed that Government has taken steps to ensure that randomization visits of say for example ESIC officers can be done in units only after written permission from seniors. So without authorization visit gets controlled. This ensures ease of doing business. He advised to use Right to service act appropriately. He explained that a Facilitation council has been set up where one can apply for extension of timing for payment. In respect of stressed assets, rehabilitation of NPA and reasons to be analyzed with central Government initiative was discussed at length. Rehabilitation cell to be set up for revival of sick units. He explained about the benefits of Clusters schemes. He also highlighted about the Public Disclosure Act where public grievances could be taken up. The program also covered the Central and State Government schemes to streamline the business processes and support the initiative of Ease of Doing Business & various schemes for revival and settlement of Stressed Assets.
Rohit Agrawal, Chairman of the VIA Economy & Finance Forum, in his opening remarks has announced the launching of VIA stressed assets cell with a aim to help the Stressed Units and create a dialogue for better understanding of the reasons and solutions to these stressed units. He appealed to the industrialist to forward the grievances & suggestion for the same at VIA.
O. S. Bagdia, Vice President – VIA in his welcome address appealed to take the benefit of the schemes formulated for the benefit of the industries.
Earlier, Suhas Buddhe, Hon. Secretary – VIA gave a floral welcome the guest speaker. The program was conducted by CA Naresh Jakhotia, Jt. Secretary & CA Saket Bagdia, Convener – VIA Economic & Finance Forum proposed a formal vote of thanks. Prominently present on the occasion were Hemant Ambaskar, Prafulla Doshi, Nitin Lonkar, Mohan Deo, Arun Bafna, Pradip Khandelwal, Nishtha Khandelwal, Nitesh Lahoti, Suresh Rathi, Suresh Kewalramani & others.