24 - 04 - 2019

CM urges for setting up rubber based industries

Agartala, Dec 4: Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb urged the industrialist outside to set rubber based industry in the state. State government will give all sort of assistance to the willing industrialists.

 Deb said this to the visiting representatives of Automotive Tyre Manufacturing Association who called him in his official chamber today in secretariat. Chief minister said rubber of the state is of high quality, the concerned should take initiative for maximum utilization of state rubber.

He also said for socio –economic development of rubber growers and its workers the government took number of initiatives. He urged the association to take steps for setting up small industries based on rubber.  

Chief secretary L K Gupta and TIDC chairman Tinku Ray was also present. It was reported in the meeting there are one lakh rubber plantation farmers and in 2017 -18 financial year 65.330 MT of rubber was produced from 84.480 hectare of land.