Efforts are being made to meet credit requirements of SMEs in NE region: Mukherjee

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New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said efforts are being made to meet the credit requirements of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), micro and other tiny industries in the North Eastern region.

Replying to questions in the Lok Sabha, Mukherjee said: "We are fully aware of the problems in the North Eastern region...that is why, a separate industry package has been given for the region."

He also informed that a task force, constituted by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to look into the issues of small industries, has submitted a report for governmnet consideration.

Mukherjee also said the government has taken several initiatives besides, financial assistance, to ensure that SMEs don't suffer. (ANI)

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