Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday called on Union Finance Minister
Nirmala Sitharaman and requested for wider implementation of schemes like 'one
district, one product' operated by agencies NABARD and
from the meeting, Bommai said, "I have requested the FM to ensure NABARD
and SIDBI implement the schemes like 'one district, one product' and microfinance
in a big way in our state."
assured him that she will direct NABARD and SIDBI officials on the matter and
promised to visit the state after the concerned schemes were implemented fully
in Karnataka, Bommai said.
schemes are important for skill development and creating employment
opportunities for scheduled caste and scheduled tribes people and self help
groups, among others, he added.
agencies implement several schemes and they should be implemented in every district
of the state, he said, adding that a representation in this regard was made to
the finance minister.
apart, the chief minister discussed the state's GST collection and pending
said he will meet Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and thereafter attend
the wedding reception of the daughter of Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad
mentioned that he will try to meet BJP National President J P Nadda during his