UP fast-tracks solutions for industrialists' problems
The Uttar Pradesh government has directed its principal secretaries and secretaries to resolve issues raised by entrepreneurs during a state-level meet within a fortnight.
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has directed its principal secretaries and secretaries to resolve issues raised by entrepreneurs during a state-level meet within a fortnight.
Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan has directed the principal secretaries and secretaries of the concerned departments to ensure resolution of issues raised in the Friday's state-level Udyog Bandhu Committee meet within 15 days, an official said Saturday.
He warned officials against any laxity with regard to solutions for entrepreneurs.
"Regular monitoring would be done to ensure redressal of problems within the specified time," he said.
Ranjan presided over the meeting Friday, taking stock of the situation with regard to the problems faced by industrialists and their solution rate, an official told IANS.
Of the 22 pending issues related to different departments were taken up and solved in the meeting, whereas, directions have been issued to resolve the remaining issues within 15 days, the official added.
The chief secretary said that under the UP's Food Processing policy, government order related to relief from Mandi fee to Ramway Foods of Aligarh should be issued within next 15 days.
Similarly, excise department was directed to convene a meeting under the chairmanship of Infrastructure and Industrial Development Commissioner (IIDC) within a fortnight to decide the issue of exemption to manufacturer, exporters of denatured spirit from purchase fee on direct purchase and sale.
The issue was raised by Indian Chemical Council.
Referring to drainage system in industrial areas and estates, Ranjan directed UP State Industrial Development Corporation Ltd (UPSIDC) and Directorate of Industries to submit a proposal for a comprehensive policy in this concern within a month.
He asked to give required amount to the irrigation department as an exception from Infrastructure Development Fund for repairing the drain in Shamli industrial estate.
On the issues raised by Provincial Industries Association and Ghaziabad Industries Federation, the state's top bureaucrat directed the Stamp and Registration department to hold consultations with industrial associations for addressing their requirements.
Instructions have also been issued for prompt action by revenue department to resolve the problems of Manglore Minerals Pvt Ltd of Allahabad and Radical Foods of Hapur within 15 days.
Hapur-Pilkhua Development Authority was directed to construct approach road to Radical Foods unit in Hapur, for which the company will provide the funds. The company was advised to apply formally for no-objection certificate from forest department.
The Committee under the Principal Secretary, Housing was asked to allot 4.5 acre undisputed land to Merino Industries in Hapur.