Rs 10 mn initiatives to boost SME packaging, competitiveness


The Ministry of Industry and Commerce has launched new initiatives to strengthen local SME packaging sector.

This initiative will be carried out in two stages and involves 150 SMEs as beneficiaries. Under the first stage around 100 SMEs were trained and equipped in packaging at a cost of Rs 6.2 million. In the planned next stage (2019) another 50 SMEs will be strengthened in packaging at a cost of Rs 4.5 million. In addition, yet another project is also being planned by the Ministry to build skills for SMEs especially for promotions and market access.


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