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‘Abundant natural resources available in Manipur’
Brief News Mao Breeder Seed Potato Farm gets first
1 year, 0 months, 18 days and 18 hours, 23 minutes , 1 seconds ago
installment of DoNER tonic
Editorials
NEW DELHI, Nov 18 MIC: Manipur Commerce and Industries Minister Biren ridicules MPP for alleging govt would
Sports News Shri Yumkham Erabot yesterday stated that the natural advantages of land, compromise territorial integrity
climate and skill available in Manipur coupled with the generous and No fund misuse: PWD CE
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positive backing from the Government of India could make rapid
Letters to Editor industrialization in the State. Two UGs held
Attending at the Conference of State Industries Ministers organized by the Tribal bandh deferred to Dec 15
News Archives Union Ministry of Commerce and Industries held at the Parliament
Annexe, Parliament Street here, Y . Erabot said, “Manipur which is an “Maoists have links with Manipur militant
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industrially backward state has a distinctive advantage in the Government
Newsletters of India’s ‘New Look East Policy’ as it is the gateway to the South East AIDS widows sore with govt AIDS policy
Asia”.
Comments “Gifted with suitable agro-climatic conditions, Manipur is the home to Orange Fest from December 11
various food and cash crops, fruits and vegetables, meat and fish which are Governor opens School Meet 2010
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organic in nature”, he stated.
Highlighting prospects of various kinds if industry, he stated, “Food Motorcycle rally marks gender campaign
processing industries is the fast developing sector with infrastructure of a launch
Food Park at Nilkuthi in Imphal East; forest resources which cover an area MPP denounces tripartite talk on UNC
of 78 p.c. of State’s geographical area having a potential for establishment demand for ‘separate arrangement’
of a Cane and Bamboo Park at Jiribam; mineral resources which attracts
many big houses now a days for mineral exploration- establishment of Opposition MLA demands ‘White Paper’ on
cement, chromite and serpentinite plants i.e mineral based industrial park; Meghen’s arrest
having high skill and sufficient manpower in electronics and IT, there is SPF government committed to complete
potential for establishment of Electronics and IT Park at Imphal”. Thoubal project says IFC minister
“Hide and Skin which are wasted in large quantities and found to be
marketed in Kolkata and Kanpur can make a Leather Park at Cabinet gives nod to Manipur Public
Churachandpur”. He said, “T here is potentiality of a T extile Park in Servants Personnel Liability Act, 2005
Manipur as Manipur provides the largest employment to 4.25 handloom Tripartite meet on SoO held to discuss
workers with 2.81 lakh looms and consuming 12.20 lakh kg. of yarn per extortions, kidnappings and intimidations
month producing 96.07 lakh metre of handloom fabrics”.
He further stated that in regards to handicrafts which had a unique identity NE civil society delegation met Delhi CM,
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among the various crafts in the country, there was a great potential for others
establishment of a Crafts Bazar in Manipur. In the T ourism sector, there
Imphal to host NE Youth summit on
Imphal Free was potential for large scale development of tourism industry, eco-tourism,
environment
Press adventure tourism and different kinds of tourism parks, he added.
He further stated that the growth of industries in Manipur was very slow in Govt employees’ retirement age extended
comparison with the national average. T he employment generation in
I was not arrested in India, claims UNLF
Manipur in the year 2008-09 was 48 thousand against 8900 units with an
chairmen Meghen
investment of Rs. 44.00 crore.
Stating that most of the public sector undertakings of the Sate were being Criticisms of government policies hamper
run with insufficient financial support, the Manipur Industries Minister development says education minister
drew the attention of the Union Minister of Commerce and Industries to
First round of tripartite talks on UNC
provide full financial support from the Centre to these undertakings. T he
demands held at Senapati
investment in these sectors required overhauling the system, public private
partnership, managerial capacity building, intensive product oriented Police foil attempt to storm education
manufacturing practices and infrastructural filled up arrangements, he ministers residence
added.
JAC says late driver’s wife took money to
Highlighting some of the initiatives taken up by the State Government, Y .
wind up murder case
Erabot Singh said the new Draft Industrial Policy was proposed to be
published on 26-01-2010 after taking the view of all concerned through SF arrest 3 UG, one overground worker
Your Ad Here series of seminars, workshops and consultation programmes. A State Level
Career sensitization workshop held
Single Window Mechanism Committee chaired by the Chief Secretary,
Manipur would be constituted to simplify and rationalize licensing and Rally against EU-India Free Trade Agreement
clearance procedures. To streamline the skill development activities such held at Moirang
as handloom, handicrafts, food processing etc; a State Level Skill
MPP endorses Green Revolution in state
Development Plan was being drawn up with Department of Commerce and

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Industries , Manipur as nodal agency. Manipur observes World Disability Day
An Industrial Land Bank with support of 90 p.c. Central shares was
proposed to be established in Manipur. T o check imitation or duplication Liangmai ambassador
by other agencies in the country, the State Government had taken steps to More in Archives Section
protect and preserve traditional artistic design in handloom and
handicrafts sectors under Geographical Indications (Registration &
Protection) Act, 1999 for items namely Wangkhei Phee, Moirang Phee and
Shanphee Lanphee, he added.
T he Manipur Minister was accompanied by the Norbert Disinang, Director
of Commerce and Industries and S. I. Sharma, General Manger (Geology
and Mining, Commerce and Industries, Manipur.
In the afternoon, the Commerce and Industries Minister visited the
Manipur Pavillion of the ongoing India International Trade Fair at Pragati
Maidan here. He encouraged all the participating units coming from
Manipur in the prestigious International Fair for their all-our efforts in the
development of commerce and industries in Manipur and bringing laurel of
the small State of Manipur in the international arena.
Y umkham Erabot Singh, Minister of Commerce and Industries is leaving
New Delhi for Imphal tomorrow.

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