Meeting Held On Bodoland Trade & Industrial Dev Corporation 

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KOKRAJHAR, JUL 8: A meeting of industry & commerce department of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) government under the chairmanship, Reoreoa Narzihary, BTR executive member for commerce & industries department was held on Friday at BTC Secretariat, Bodofa Nwgwr in Kokrajhar.

In the meeting, BTC Secretary, council head of departments (CHDs) of industries & commerce, SEED, Agriculture, Forest, Dr Arvind Kumar Goval from Bodoland University, general managers of DI&CC Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa, Udalguri districts and other officers and representatives participated and discussed regarding on Bodoland Trade and Industrial Development Corporation Limited which is going to run the name and style of the company is “Bodoland Trade Industrial Development Corporation Limited”.

The registered office of the company will be situated in the BTR. The objects for which the company is established are : The objects to be pursued by the company on its incorporation are- to promote, establish and execute industries / Projects or enterprises for manufacture and production of plant and machinery tools, implements etc. which in the opinion of the company are likely to promote, establish and execute industrial infrastructure and construction activity for promotion of trade and industries, for promoting and operate scheme for industrial development of BTR including Handloom, Handicrafts, Textiles, Medicines, Medicinal Equipment’s, vehicle Manufacturing, Bamboo Industries, Tea garden and industries and other manufacturing industries as indicated in the Assam Industrial Policy and Bodoland Industrial Policy 2019. To aid, assist and finance any industrial undertaking, projects or enterprise whether owned or run by Government, statutory body, private company or individual with capital credit, means or resources for prosecution of its works and business. To promote and establish companies and associations for execution of industrial undertaking, to procure capital for or to provide machinery equipment and other facilities to any company or association for the purpose of carrying into effect any objects connected with the industrial development and to subscribe for underwrite or otherwise deal with shares, debentures. For acquisition and allotment of land for industrial purpose, Development of Industrial area-Promotion of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Promotion of Investment and growth in the industrial sector in State through private/public/public private partnerships Publicity and Marketing support to industries, Preparation of a policy paper for inclusive growth of trade and industries in the BTR.

A board/ committee was also constituted with Reo Reoa Narzihary, BTR executive member as chairman and CHD industry MD, Dhiraj Kumar Singh is its CA, departmental secretary is its member Secretary and other members to run the Industry.

A deep discussion was held regarding the Bamboo Industry. N.C. Basumatary ACS, Secretary BTC said that it is not necessary to plant a mega Bamboo Industry but we can start by a small project because there will be no Bamboo in BTR after the 2 to 3 years.

A committee is also constituted where Reo Reoa Narzihary, BTR executive member himself its chairman, CHD Industry is the Managing Director of Bamboo Industry, Agriculture CHD is its Convenor, CHD Forest its member, HoD of Bamboo Study Centre, Bodoland University and other members.

The plantation of Bamboo tree / plant shall plant both the side of National Highway very soon in BTR districts.