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Centre enhances funds for KVI

The Centre has raised the margin money for khadi and village industries from Rs 66 cr to Rs 100 cr for the next financial year 2013-2014.

This was confirmed by none other than Union Minister of State for MSME (Independent) KH Muniyappa in Guwahati.  He said that the decision was taken at a meeting with Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and senior officials . According to him, his ministry wants to reach out to the young and educated people to set up new enterprises, for which it has adequate funds.  The Union Minister urged Gogoi to instruct the deputy commissioners to prepare the list of beneficiaries within a set time-frame of three months for extending loan assistance.

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