Chhattisgarh govt plans to set up 300 rural industrial parks in one year

Plans 300 rural industrial parks in 1 year

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Bhagel

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Bhagel

R Krishna Das Raipur
In a move aimed to strengthen the rural economy and make the “gauthan” (cattle shed) a centre of livelihood, the Chhattisgarh government will set up rural industrial parks in the state. In the first year of the project, there will be 300 such parks.

“The project will be launched on Gandhi Jayanti, October 2,” Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has said.

“We are going to start ‘gramin aajeevika parks’, to be known as ‘rural industrial parks’, to develop gauthans as livelihood centres.”

In keeping with Mahatma Gandhi’s vision of gram swar­aj, which is strengthening the rural economy by promoting cottage industries,

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First Published: Aug 19 2022 | 12:45 AM IST

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