Foundation stone laid for MSME technology center in Visakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, along with Union Ministers Kalraj Mishra and Venkaiah Naidu have laid the foundation stone for a Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises technology centre under Technology Centre Systems Programme (TCSP) at Pudi in Visakhapatnam district.Its main focus is to support industries, particularly MSMEs, through access to advanced manufacturing technologies, skilling manpower and providing technical and business advisory support to entrepreneurs. The programme is funded by the World Bank and the government of India.

He also announced a development package for villages surrounding industrial centres in the district. Later, he visited the Brandix India Apparel City at Atchutapuram and interacted with workers. He asked the management of Brandix India Apparel City, recognized as a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) by the Union Government, to form a wage board for periodical hikes for its employees. Naidu also laid the foundation stone for 400 houses being built by the AP Housing Board for those who lost their dwellings in the 2014 Hudhud cyclone. He also inaugurated 200 houses built by Infosys.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. Name the persons who have laid the foundation stone of an MSME technology center in Andhra Pradesh?
2. The MSME technology center is funded by which organization?

Courtesy: Business Standard


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