'Make In India' campaign only a repackaging': Congress
The party says its UPA govt at the Centre had approved a National Manufacturing Policy in October 2011
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Last Updated at September 26, 2014 01:33 IST
The Congress party says that government’s ‘Make in India’ campaign is a “mere repackaging and rebranding” of earlier initiatives from its own 2004-14 government.
Spokesperson Anand Sharma said on Thursday, “This staged event conveys lack of political honesty in correctly informing the nation that these steps were taken by the (Congress-led) UPA government...there is nothing new in it. The Congress stand is that it was the UPA government’s cabinet in October 2011 which had approved a National Manufacturing Policy. That apart, Sharma stated there were already portals of ‘Invest India’, which cover every continent and they'd signed various agreements in this regard.
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First Published: Fri, September 26 2014. 00:11 IST