Lucknow: In the past year, the MSME and Industries Department in Uttar Pradesh has reported the creation of approximately 39 lakh jobs, according to Cabinet Minister Nand Gopal Gupta (Nandi) from the BJP-led Government.
Responding to inquiries from legislators Man Singh Yadav and Ashutosh Sinha on Tuesday, Minister Nandi stated that as of September 30, over 6 lakh MSMEs were registered in UP.
Nandi said over 6 lakh MSMEs were registered in UP as on September 30 and collectively they provided jobs to 38,91,062 youths. Apart from this, employment opportunities have been provided to 47,916 people in 269 units in the industries department.
In response to another question, Nandi said over 19,058 MoUs were signed during the Global Investors Summit which translated into investment proposals worth Rs 38.50 lakh crore.
He added that the target was to hold a groundbreaking ceremony with investments worth Rs 13 lakh crore. Against this goal, investment proposals worth more than Rs 7 lakh crore have been prepared for the bhoomi pujan.