DHANUSHA, August 7: State 2 Chief Minister Lal Babu Raut has accused the federal government of creating barriers for building an industrial atmosphere in the state. In his address to a public-private dialogues program today organized by the ILO in Janakapur in a bid to find an atmosphere conducive for small and medium-scale industries here, he accused the center of not acknowledging the State's efforts for the industrial boom in the State.
"Enactments of required laws and acts by the federal government towards this end are awaited." He complained that State's policy to promote the industrial sector encountered unnecessary hurdles from ministers in the federal government. The development of State and the entire country was not possible in the absence of industrial development, he added. CM Raut said that the provincial government had move ahead with the solid plans to provide skill-enhancing trainings to youth of province no 2 to enable them for self-employment. He was hopeful that results would be seen soon, Likewise, Province Policy Commission Vie-President Dr Hari Bansa Jha had explained in detail about the policy the provincial government had adopted for the industrial development.
Similarly, National Planning Commission's former Vice-Chair Dr Swarnim Wagle had presented a working paper on the status of industrial areas and its challenges. Minister for Social Development Nawal Kishore Shah, State-Minister for Land Reform, Agriculture and Cooperatives Yogendra Raya, Province Assembly member Ram Ashish Yadav, Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries' Vice-President Kishore Pradhan among others were in attendance