Mysuru, Jan 7 (Agency) Karnataka Minister for Large and Medium Industry Jagadeesh Shettar today took strong exception to Congress party’s comments on Covid-19 vaccine and alleged that it is trying to politicise the issue which is uncalled for.
Speaking to newsmen here, he said that the grand-old-party should join hands with constructive work instead of opposing every move. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is only good at complaining and the whole world knows how good he is.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the world’s most popular leader as things stand now. The Centre has been striving hard to control the pandemic which has destroyed the economic activity of the country and now it is slowly picking up as Covid cases have reduced has been slowly picked up due to covid-19 cases reduced. The much awaited vaccine has arrived in the country and a trial run already done once and again it will be done tomorrow.
Claiming that the state government has succeeded in creating jobs in the country after lockdown, he said that Industries are booming beyond expectations after the lockdown. Industrialists have come forward to invest 3 trillion rupees in the country. Industries are set to invest Rs 1.40 lakh crore in the state.
Employees who moved to their villages during Covid time are returning to business. Tens of millions of employees are coming to the state to pay more attention to skills development. To create a job . In Koppal, a toy manufacturing unit will be set up on 450 acres of land. The investors showed interest and he was confident this will create more jobs in the days to come. He said that there is a lot of scope for industrial development in Chamarajanagar district which is one of the backward districts in the state.
Being a border district, we want to give emphasis to industrial development here. He said many industrialists from neighbouring Kerala State have evinced interest in setting up industries in the district . I shall meet officials and businessmen from Chamarajanagara shortly.