Nitin Gadkari asks India Inc to clear MSME dues

NEW DELHI: Union minister Nitin Gadkari has asked the industry to release payments due to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the country.“The ministry has a definitive plan to clear all legitimate claims more or less within three months,” Gadkari was quoted as saying in a government statement issued on Tuesday.

Increasing the scale of infrastructure projects by at least two to three times will help drive economic activity in the country, he said.
“This will help bring liquidity,” Gadkari told senior members of FICCI via video conferencing. “MSMEs should be protected through this economic crisis.