Modi govt’s key focus on self employment; not easy to employ so many job seekers, says BJP spokesperson

Modi government’s focus has been on self-employment and entrepreneurship as providing jobs to the fast-growing section of new job seekers is difficult.

 

At a time when India is facing equity capital shortage, it’s important to attract foreign investments in the economy, BJP?s national spokesperson on economic affairs Gopal Krishna Agarwal said. Modi government’s key focus has been on self-employment and entrepreneurship as providing jobs to the fast-growing section of new job seekers is difficult, said a BJP spokesperson. The government’s primary focus areas are manufacturing, developing MSME sector, entrepreneurship, self-employment and promotion of ease of doing business, said the BJP’s national spokesperson on economic affairs Gopal Krishna Agarwal at a session organised by Assocham.

 

At a time when India is facing equity capital shortage, it’s important to attract foreign investments in the economy, he noted. So, the government, during its tenure, also focussed attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) to create capital in the domestic economy, he added. Bad loans The Modi government has worked extensively to resolve the non-performing assets (NPAs) issue and ensured liquidity position improves in the banking sector, he said. The economic reforms such as IBC (Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code), NCLT (National Company Law Tribunal) have helped the situation to improve, Gopal Krishna Agarwal .

 

Credit slowdown Even as credit offtake slowed down during the early years, concerted efforts by the government resulted in credit offtake for financial institutions increasing by 14-15 per cent year-on-year, he said.