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West Bengal not showing interest in central schemes: Badal

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Harsimrat Kaur today alleged that the government was not showing interest in availing centrally-sponsored schemes.

The Centre had alloted 4-5 clusters for food processing and several schemes for backward and forward linkages for the benefit of the farmers, she said at an interactive session organised by the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) here today.

"is not showing interest in centrally-sponsored schemes for availing of subsidy unlike other states like Maharashtra," Badal, the for food processing industries, said.

She also alleged that the at Jangipur in district in was facing some issues but the is not intervening to resolve them.

said she is keen on setting up a cold storage grid across the country and has already held talks with the railways in this regard.

Within a span of four years, 15 had been set up and another 15 would be opened this fiscal, she added.

She said that the banks were not keen on funding the industry for which a separate agency was being contemplated.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 17:45 IST