Dr. Avnish Jolly, Chandigarh, 21st July:Mr. Mahinder Bhagat and Mr. Vinod Jain today assumed the charge of their offices as Chairman Medium Scale Industry Development Board and as Vice Chairman, Medium Scale Industry Development Board respectively in the presence of Mr. Manoranjan Kalia, Industry and Commerce Minister Punjab in Udyog Bhawan Chandigarh.
While addressing media persons Mr. Kalia Said that the Chairman of the Small & Medium Scale Industry Development Board would have the rank of cabinet minister while the vice chairman would be in the rank of Minister of State. He further said that the government has constituted four Boards, Small Scale Industry Development Board, Medium Scale Industry Development Board, Large Scale Industry Development Board, Infrastructure Development Council.
Mr. ParkaMr. Singh Badal, Chief Minister, Punjab and Mr. Manoranjan Kalia, Industries and Commerce Minister will be the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Infrastructure Development Council and Large Scale Industry Development Board.
Mr. Kalia further informed that the Board shall interact with representatives of Industries, Banks, Financial Institutions and officials of the State Government and make its recommendations from time to time to the State Government for the revival of industrial economy and rehabilitation of the existing sick units and also advice on development of industries, betterment of investment scenario and related infrastructure to the State Government. He also informed that the Board will meet at least once in three months.
Prominent amongst other who were present on the occasion included Mr. S.S. Channy Principal Secretary Industry and Commerce, Dr. G. Vajralingam Managing Director Punjab Financial Corporation, Mr. V.K. Janjua Director Industry and Commerce, Mr. S.P Singh General Manager PSIEC.