One District One Product

• One District One Product Summit organised by the Utter Pradesh government to promote traditional industries in every district of the state.

• The tagline of the Summit is ‘Nayi Udaan, Nayi Pehchan’.

• Loan papers amounting to Rs 1006.94 crore are to be distributed to 4,085 artisans from 75 districts in the summit.

• The summit, which aims to give a boost to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME), will be a corollary of the UP Investors Summit held in the state capital in February this year, followed by the groundbreaking ceremony for the launch of 81 projects in July.

• The ODOP scheme seeks to promote traditional industry synonymous with their respective districts to spur the local economy and create jobs.

• During the Summit, the state government will sign the memorandum of understandings with e-retailor giant Amazon for marketing of products of artisans and Quality Control of India that will ensure the quality of products.

• Besides, MoUs were exchanged with Wipro GE Health Care, National Stock Exchange and BSE.

• Amazon will train the artisans and small entrepreneurs of several districts in getting their products listed on its marketing platform.

• During the summit technical sessions on handloom, textiles craft, tourism, agro and food processing, credit and finance will be held.