65 mn MSMEs adopting digitisation to achieve USD 3 trillion economy: Commerce Minister Goyal

It has been reported that The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Partnership Summit 2021 began the 3-day long event on Monday.

Union Minister of Commerce, Piyush Goyal is heading this annual event and during the inaugural session, he said, 65 million MSMEs in India embracing digitisation to make India a trillion-dollar digital economy.

He pressed on partnerships among countries for achieving Sustainable growth.

The theme of the event is “Partnering for Building a New World: Growth, Competitiveness, Sustainability, Technology”, the report said.

The minister said the pandemic has put India under the spotlight, to introspect its potential as a global leader especially at a time when the country is celebrating 75 years of independence Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.

He spoke about creating a just and equitable world trade order with ‘Panchamrit’, the ambitious target set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has for India at the COP26.

“India will reach its non-fossil energy capacity to 500 GW by 2030 and meet 50 percent of its energy requirements from RE. We hope to attain Net Zero (Carbon Footprint) by 2070 in the fastest possible time,” the report said. (KNN)