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Country Programme 2008-2012 to focus on clean-green industry
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May '08
A US $ 42 million Country Programme India 2008-2012 ¡V a comprehensive programme of Technical Cooperation between India and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) has been signed to strengthen the competitiveness and productivity of industrial enterprises in India, with a special focus on employment generation and the greening of industry.

The five-year flagship programme was signed on behalf of Government of India by Shri Ajay Shankar, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and by Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella, Director-General, on behalf of UNIDO in Vienna on the 16th of May, 2008.

Briefing newspersons, Shri N.N. Prasad, Joint Secretary/DIPP, described the programme as a major initiative which was the first of its kind, while Mr. Philippe Scholtes, UNIDO Representative and Head of its South Asia operations, underlined its importance as a milestone in India-UNIDO Partnership.

The key areas to be addressed in the new Integrated Programme are:
- „X Induction of clean technologies, which would be done in the broader context of ¡§industry and Climate Change¡¨ and aim at developing a clean-green industry.
- „X Introduction of energy efficiency and conservation in industry.
- „X Acquisition, assimilation and development of new manufacturing technologies.
- „X Water conservation practices.
- „X Standardisation and total quality management.
- „X Design and other Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) issues
- „X Skill Development; and
- „X Investment promotion.

The focus will be on key manufacturing sectors especially small and medium enterprise (SMEs) clusters in order to enhance employment generation and to ensure a more balanced and inclusive pattern of growth.

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