District Collector S. Suresh Kumar suggested to the District Industries Centre (DIC) General Manager Y. Naga Sundar to give encouragement to SC and ST entrepreneurs in the establishment of industries.

Addressing a District Industries Promotion Committee here on Friday, Mr. Suresh Kumar said 35 units were sanctioned under the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Program (PMEGP) in 2012-13.

Reclaim land

He instructed the District Industries Centre General Manager to take steps for reclaiming land belonging to the Industries Department that was encroached in Atchampet and some other mandals. Lead District Manager Rami Reddy and others participated in the program.