NCEUS proposes formation of growth poles
New Delhi, Mar 23: The National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector (NCEUS) has proposed the formation of Growth Poles in different parts of the country.
This is aimed at integrating a number of clusters of production units engaged in manufacturing services and non-farm activities and facilitating the expansion of production and employment in small and micro enterprises.
The Growth Poles would incorporate the concept of the scheme of Provision of Urban Amenities in Rural Areas (PURA) advocated by the President A P J Abdul Kalam.
The government has received proposals for certain geographical locations for the formation of Growth Poles in different parts of the country.
The proposals have been received from the states of Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Rajasthan, Uttaranchal, West Bengal and North East.
The detailed project reports for the states of Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Rajasthan, Uttaranchal and West Bengal are under preparation in consultation with the respective State Governments.
The proposal from North East for South Western Kamrup in Assam is under process, an official release stated.
The National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector under the Chairmanship of Dr Arjun Sengupta was constituted to examine the problems of the Unorganised Sector and suggest measures to overcome them.