MSME play important role in creation of employment, he said.
"So far, MSME have given jobs to 11.50 crore youths, and in these five years I am aiming to add five crore more employment opportunities," Gadkari, who took charge of MSME portfolio in the second term of Modi-led NDA government, said.
Expressing concern about the agrarian crisis, he said the MSME ministry was also focusing on handloom, handicrafts and agro processing industries.
Talking about the pollution in Delhi, Gadkari said, "I want to tell you that (with) the works we have undertaken in these five years, Delhi will be completely free of air and water pollution before we complete our five years."
Promoting entrepreneurship was an important mission of the government, as without it "we cannot become 5 trillion dollar economy", he said.
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