The government of Maharashtra has permitted around 65,000 industries to resume operations. Of these, over 35,000 industries have already started production with over 9,00,000 employees reporting for work.
The government had recently announced the resumption of the industrial sector with conditions in view of the COVID-19 pandemic to kick-start production and ensure jobs.
The government will also speed up various formalities and clearances required to set up units with minimum time delays to ensure that the industries become functional quickly. The government is making special efforts to ensure availability of skilled, semi-skilled and other workers for new industries.