Govind Karjol, the District in-charge minister said that in the forthcoming Budget, the government will take steps to create employment opportunities in addition to providing a good market for four local products, including Jamboti honey, Shahpur sarees and mango papad.
The minister asked for a detailed report on the establishment of a processing plant required for the “Jamboti honey” product.
Similarly, the project report required to promote the Shahpur sari of Belagavi should be submitted. Officials were instructed to submit a comprehensive report on the market expansion and job creation within four days.
Plans should be drawn up to facilitate the preparation of value-added products from any agricultural or horticultural product. He directed various departmental officials to prepare and submit new projects that would benefit the farmers and create jobs locally.