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Modi to address traders tomorrow

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New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address traders of Delhi and the country on April 19 about their greater participation in national economy and development of the country.

CAIT Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal said on Wednesday that the BJP has included core and fundamental issues of the business community which include 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.

Khandelwal said, ?It is gratifying that BJP has included the most important issues of trading community in its election manifesto which has encouraged the traders across the country and traders really wish to compliment and congratulate the Prime Minister for such a positive step.?

He said on the one side the traders will thanks the Prime Minister on the other the Prime Minister will talk about greater participation of traders in national economy and development of the country.

He said the BJP manifesto has included various issues of all sections of traders which also include loans up to Rs 50 lakhs without any collateral guarantee to MSME, technology centres across the country to develop skills of start ups and other traders, minimum purchase of 10 per cent by government departments from women entrepreneur.

The CAIT leader said these steps will not only strengthen the domestic trade but will also enable small traders to make large exports to other countries.

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