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Steering Committee for Local Value Addition, Manufacturing and Exports (SCALE) 

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  • September 27, 2021
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Steering Committee for Local Value Addition, Manufacturing and Exports (SCALE) 

Part of: Prelims and GS – III – Manufacturing sector 

Context: Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Manufacturing industry have set up the Steering Committee for Local Value Addition, Manufacturing and Exports or SCALE to revive manufacturing

Key takeaways 

  • Aim: Navigating Indian manufacturing away from the import-dependence pitfalls exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • Composition: The SCALE includes the top officials from three industry bodies — CII, FICCI and Asshocham — three representatives from government and three industry leaders. 
  • The group is working on ideas for 17 sectors — from toys, textiles, furniture and e-cycles to drones, and even fisheries.
  • It shall have no deadlines and will follow a rigorous process of consultations to align different factions of industry with varying agendas at multiple levels. 

Do you know? 

  • A sunset industry is an industry in decline, one that has passed its peak or boom periods.  

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