Rahul Gandhi launches portal for MSME, seeks suggestions

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses during an election rally organised to campaign for the party’s candidate Tarvinder Singh Marwah ahead of February 8 Delhi Assembly elections, at Delhi’s Jangpura on Feb 4, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Congress has launched a portal for MSME sector as party is finalizing draft to submit the government a demand for stimulus package to this sector and sought suggestions and ideas for the same.

Rahul Gandhi tweeted: “COVID-19 has devastated our micro, small and medium businesses (MSME). The Congress party needs your help. Send us suggestions and ideas for what an economic stimulus package should cover.”

The suggestions can be sent on voiceofmsme.in or on social media platforms of the party.

The Congress Consultative Group has deliberated on MSME and agriculture sectors under Manmohan Singh. Rahul Gandhi is a member of this committee.

The MSME is the biggest generator of employment after agriculture. We will be giving our suggestions in priority, Jairam Ramesh had said after the first meeting on Monday.

The Congress had demanded that government should also bear 75 percent salary of those working in MSME sector.

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