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Setting up of Border Haats at Behiang, New Somtal needs to be expedited: Minister Nemcha Kipgen

Manipur Industry Minister Nemcha stated that Manipur being on the trade route to South-East Asian countries, deserves more focus.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 14 Sept 2022, 3:19 am

(PHOTO: DIPR)
(PHOTO: DIPR)


Manipur Textiles, Commerce & Industry Minister Nemcha Kipgen on Tuesday attended the Board of Trade Meeting at the Convention Hall, The Ashok, New Delhi organised by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India.

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Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal, Ministers of State for Commerce and Industry chaired the meeting along with Union Ministers of State Om Prakash and Anupriya Patel among others.

While addressing the gatherings, Manipur Industry Minister Nemcha stated that Manipur being on the trade route to South-East Asian countries, deserves more focus. She also mentioned strengthening of border trade at Moreh – border town and setting up of Border Haats at Behiang and New Somtal needs to be expedited.

Nemcha Kipgen also draws attention for development of infrastructure and to place more human resources. E-visa, transport protocol and international flights will help in trade as well as people to people connect, she asserted.

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Additional chief secretary, Planning, Government of Manipur Vunlummang, Commissioner, Textiles, Commerce & Industry, Manipur Pradeep Kumar Jha accompanied the Minister Nemcha Kipgen for the meeting.

It is pertinent to mentioned that such board meeting headed by Union Minister for Commerce and Industry provides an opportunity to have regular discussions and consultation with trade and industry and advise the government on policy measures related to Foreign Trade Policy in order to achieve the objective of boosting India's trade coupled with a vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat.

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