v) State Initiative for Cluster Development under MSME:
Initiative shall be made to adopt the cluster approach as a key strategy for enhancing the productivity and competitiveness as well as capacity building of small enterprise including micro/small scale manufacturing & service sector/business entities and their collectives. Among other things, cluster approach shall facilitates substantial economics of scale in terms of deployment of available resources for effective implementation and more sustainable results in the medium to long term. It is decided to initiate cluster approach for development of the following products.
ii) Leaf cup & plate manufacturing (Siali/Sal leaves).
vi) District Single Window Concept:
In order to implement " The Odisha Industries (facilitation ) Act 2004" and "The Odisha Industries (facilitation) Rules 2005, "District Single Window Clearance Authority " has been formed under the Chairmanship of "Collector & District Magistrate" which will facilitate the prospective entrepreneur for providing various parameter required to set up an Enterprise.
District Industries centre shall facilitate for recommendation of different incentives declared by the Govt. from time to time for strengthening & growth of eligible MSME as per provision of IPR and Odisha MSMED Rule'2009. The MSME unit not eligible for fiscal incentive shall also be encouraged by providing different facilities required by the entrepreneur to set up the unit as per normal provision of rules in force.
viii) Silpa Adalat:
In order to redressal the grievance of entrepreneur under MSME, "District Level Silpa Adalat" constituted under the Chairmanship of Collector & District Magistrate, Kandhamal shall take care up it.
ix) Industrial Exhibitions :
In the district hqrs. and other urban center of the district Industrial Exhibitions, exhibiting the products manufactured shall be conducted at regular intervals for the information of the people who are the ultimate buyers besides development taking place in industrial fields like technology, quality etc. shall be displayed.
x) Exposure Visit/ Study Tour:
The existing as well as prospective entrepreneurs of the district should be taken to various industrial units/clusters in the state and outside for study tour to have the spot exposure on information about the running enterprises. The DIC shall take initiatives in this regard.
xi) Development of Infrastructure:
The industrial estates should be equipped with all requisite infrastructural facilities or smooth running of the MSME units. Steps shall be taken to select suitable Growth Centre for development of Micro, small enterprise in the district. Besides the road connectivity, electricity, telecommunication etc. needs to be strengthened for attracting the entrepreneurs of other area of State/Country to set up small , medium, mega enterprises.
xii) Setting up of Large/Medium Industries:
In the present liberalized and globalize era steps needs to be taken to invite the entrepreneurs from outside to set up the medium/large scale industry inside the district. This in turn will give a boost to the morale of the local entrepreneurs to set up ancillary and downstream SSIs basing on the requirements of the large/medium scale industries. While promoting mega project "Environment Aspect" should be considered since 70% of area of Kandhamal comes under "Forest Area/Reserved Forest".
(B) Implementation of Self Employment Programme like pmegp, Handicrafts:
The new Scheme has been named as "Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme".
As per data available from the District Employment Exchange, Kandhamal, it is seen that 18607 no.of Youths are waiting for a job as on 31.3.2011.
Inspite of different Govt. intervention this unemployment problem is growing day by day. In order to arrest the growth of unemployment problem, the self employment scheme like PMRY/ REGP has been discontinued and an "Prime Minister's Employment Generation " scheme has been started for generating employment through promote of manufacturing/service sectors under MSME. The detail guidelines is available in KVIC website www.kvic.org.in