The violent scenes witnessed during the recent ceiling drive in central Delhi notwithstanding, PM Narendra Modi will address traders of Delhi and upcountry on 19th April at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi. In the meeting, PM is expected to explain and reassure the BJP manifesto commitments made to the traders community.
In the recently unveiled manifesto, the BJP has committed formation of a National Traders Welfare Board, a National Policy for Retail Trade, pension to traders above the age of 60 years, accidental insurance of Rs.10 lakh to traders who are registered under GST, Vyapari Credit Card on pattern of Kisan Credit Card to traders, etc.
Giving information on the convention, CAIT Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal said that the Prime Minister will emphasize on greater participation of traders in national economy and development of the country. He said that the BJP manifesto has included various issues of all sections of traders which also include Loans upto Rs. 50 lakhs without any collateral guarantee to MSME, Technology Centres across Country to develop skills of start ups and other traders, Minimum purchase of 10% by Government Departments from Women entrepreneur. He said that these steps will not only strengthen the domestic trade but will also enable small traders to make large exports to other countries.