Finance Minister calls for more incentives and investment in manufacturing sector at CII Annual Summit

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman asked to promote the manufacturing sector further. Speaking at the CII Annual Business Summit 2024 in Delhi on Friday, Sitharaman said many people suggest that there is a huge opportunity in the services sector in India, but we cannot ignore manufacturing and leverage it through more investment and government policies. Need to promote with. We should move forward by helping.

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“Manufacturing should increase, India should also increase manufacturing with the help of policies, increase its share in manufacturing in global value chains. So we need more sophistication in our product formulation and we also have to look at how best policy support can be given to it” the minister said.

During the programme, the minister highlighted the IMF report which states that India's contribution to global growth will be 18 per cent in the next five years starting 2023. The Minister also shared that the year 2023 to 2028 will be very dynamic for India's development.

“The IMF estimates that India's contribution to global growth will be 18 per cent for the five years starting 2023, so between 2023 and 2028 we are looking at an India that will contribute 18 per cent to global growth. ” Minister.

The minister also highlighted that India's growth story is a compelling growth story, cited the S&P Global Market Intelligence Outlook and shared about the growing consumer market in India.

“The Indian consumer market is expected to double by 2031, providing an opportunity worth $2.9 trillion. The report also shows that consumer spending on food in India is estimated to grow to US$1.4 trillion, again a trillion dollar opportunity lies in wait” the Minister said.

Citing the S&P report, the minister further says that the opportunities in India's financial market are also very good. “Spending on financial services will increase to US$670 billion, 390 billion opportunities await us. “These are untapped opportunities.”

Sitharaman said that as per World Economic Forum estimates, green energy in India will create 50 million net jobs and contribute US$1 trillion to the country's economy.

The minister said, “WEF estimates that green energy and its economic impact of Rs 1 trillion will create 50 million net economy jobs in India by 2030. Solar energy itself has shown the extent to which the job creation policy exists. “

Highlighting reforms in India's financial sector, the Minister pointed to the government's solution to the dual balance sheet problem in India, where the balance sheets of both banks and corporates were hit due to rising NPAs and non-payment of dues.

He said, “RBI and government survey reports say that the dual balance sheet problems of 2013-14 have led to a situation of dual balance sheet profits today. So the balance sheets of both the corporate and financial sectors have not only turned in, but are helpfully in the pink.

“The benefit of the dual balance sheet is both the opportunity and the confidence element that this situation gives us,” he said.

The CII conference catalyzes dialogue on 6 tracks which include Growth and Development, Green Economy, India and the World, Advanced Technology and Innovation, Employment and Livelihood, Startups and New Age Businesses. The CII Annual Business Summit is a two-day summit on 17-18 May in Delhi.

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