By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Sept 12: ‘Plastic has become omnipresent in our daily life. In this regard, Assam has immense potentiality of plastic industries and a massive campaign is necessary to tap the opportunities in the state.’ This was stated by Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary, while attending a semir on ‘Plastic Industries – Opportunities and Challenges 2016’ organized by Federation of Industry and Commerce (FINER) at a city hotel today.
Representatives from BCPL, CIPET, IIT-G, Ministry of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Government of India also attended the semir.
Patowary stated that with the Government of India’s Vision of Hydrocarbon – 2030, the environment is apt for investment and called upon the entrepreneurs to invest in plastic industry in Assam. He further stated that the government has recently passed the Ease of Doing Business Bill 2016 – which is a single-window clearance system and will soon launch the portal that will fast-track the business projects in the state.
Patowary filly said that soon plastic industries would be incorporated with the MSME Act by dint of which all the incentives under the Act can be availed by the sector.