President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated 'One District One Product' Summit in UP

Posted on:12 Aug 2018 09:00:02
President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated 'One District One Product' Summit in UP
12 August 2018 Current Affairs: One District One Product (ODOP) scheme will help each district of Uttar Pradesh to manufacture one product. Under this  ODOP scheme, the state government has set a goal of providing employment to 25 lakh people in five years through the financial assistance of Rs. 25,000 crores.

During the summit, with a tagline of 'Nayi Udaan, Nayi Pehchan', the President distributed loan sanction papers amounting to Rs 1,006.94 crore to 4,085 artisans from 75 districts.

Uttar Pradesh is uniquely famous for product-specific traditional industrial hubs across 75 districts, including

♦ Varanasi (Banarasi silk sari),

​​​​​​​♦ Bhadohi (carpet),

​​​​​​​♦ Lucknow (chikan),

​​​​​​​♦ Kanpur (leather goods),

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​♦ Agra (leather footwear),

​​​​​​​♦ Aligarh (locks),

​​​​​​​♦ Moradabad (brassware),

​​​​​​​♦ Meerut (sports goods) and

♦ Saharanpur (wooden products).
One District One Product (ODOP) scheme will help each district of Uttar Pradesh to manufacture one product. Under this  ODOP scheme, the state government has set a goal of providing employment to 25 lakh people in five years through the financial assistance of Rs. 25,000 crores.

During the summit, with a tagline of 'Nayi Udaan, Nayi Pehchan', the President distributed loan sanction papers amounting to Rs 1,006.94 crore to 4,085 artisans from 75 districts.

Uttar Pradesh is uniquely famous for product-specific traditional industrial hubs across 75 districts, including

♦ Varanasi (Banarasi silk sari),

​​​​​​​♦ Bhadohi (carpet),

​​​​​​​♦ Lucknow (chikan),

​​​​​​​♦ Kanpur (leather goods),

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​♦ Agra (leather footwear),

​​​​​​​♦ Aligarh (locks),

​​​​​​​♦ Moradabad (brassware),

​​​​​​​♦ Meerut (sports goods) and

♦ Saharanpur (wooden products).

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