Nearly 80% small scale industry in Haryana either closed down or facing sickness: Bajrang Garg

Ambala : Addressing press conference at New Grain Market Ambala City, President of Haryaana State Vyapar Mandal Bajrang Das Garg a former CONFED Chairman accused ruling government policies responsible for decline of small scale and medium industry in Haryana state as a result nearly 80% small scale industry manufacturing consumer and engineering products has either been closed down or facing severe sickness and on the verge of closure causing severely unemployment in the state due to erratic government policies. Garg said that trade and industry owners in the state are extremely upset, annoyed due to complicated GST formalities imposed with effect from 1st July 2017 as well as  money laundering law and ED staff excesses on business community compelling them to leave their profession.

Garg said that small scale industry manufacturing consumer products, food products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, textile goods engineering consumer products and electrical goods are worst affected in the state. He said, ruling state government in Haryana state had assured that 75% youths in Haryana will be provided jobs in private sectors, but government has failed to provide jobs even to 75 unemployred youths in private sectors in the state in past about four years.  Garg said bringing GST under money laundering  law by the ruling government has proved worst for business community due to severe harassment by the officers of the department. The worst part is that government has failed to implement GST since after it was launched and changes in GST rules have been made by the government itself hundreds times since after it started, clearing indicating that the government itself is unaware of the same. Garg said that ruling government should roll back money laundering law immediately for the survival of trade and industry as well as harassment over businessmen by ED officers.