One District, Two Products, Uttarakhand

To promote local products of the state thereby generating new employment and self-employment opportunities.

On October 25, 2021 Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami newly launched One district, Two products scheme for promoting local products in the state thereby benefitting the farmers and craftsmen in the state. Under this scheme the state government will select two products from each district and support developing these products as per the market demand. It tends to infuse modern technology through skill and design development and raw material. This scheme aims to promote the local products and pave the way for these products in the international market. New employment and self-employment opportunities will be generated through this scheme. Local products like mushroom of Dehradun, jaggery and honey products of Haridwar and Aipan, candle craft of Nainital and other such items will be included under this scheme.

Scheme Overview:

Scheme NameOne District, Two Products
Scheme UnderUttarakhand government
Implemented InUttarakhand
Launched OnOctober 25, 2021
Launched ByChief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami
ObjectiveTo promote local products of the state thereby generating new employment and self-employment opportunities.

Scheme Objectives and Benefits:

  • The main objective of this scheme is to promote local products produced in the state.
  • This scheme is mainly for benefitting the farmers ad craftsmen of each district, by doubling their income.
  • It aims to cover the domestic market by producing the products as per demand.
  • It also tends to pave the way of local products into the international market.
  • This scheme will generate new employment and self-employment opportunities for the locals.
  • It will widen the local market thereby contributing the economic growth of the state.

Scheme Details:

  • Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami launched One district, Two products scheme in the state through a government order on October 25, 2021.
  • This scheme is conceptualized by the CM Dhami himself.
  • Under this scheme the state government will select two products from each district and support developing these products as per the market demand.
  • It tends to infuse modern technology through skill and design development and raw material.
  • It aims to fulfil the domestic market demand.
  • This scheme will also pave the way of local products to the international market.
  • Products like Almora’s tweed and sweet made of roasted khoya and coated with white sugar balls called ‘bal mithai’, millet biscuits of Bageshwar, brass craft products, mushroom of Dehradun, jaggery and honey products of Haridwar and Aipan, candle craft of Nainital district will be included under this scheme.
  • Aromatic herbal items of Chamoli, bakery products, handicraft products of Champawat, wooden products of Pithoragarh, rajma of Munsyari, herbal and wooden products of Pauri, temple artifacts of Rudraprayag, tehri noserings and apples of Uttarkashi districts will also be included under this scheme.
  • This scheme will generate new employment and self-employment opportunities for local residents in the state.
  • It aims at increasing the overall income and living of the farmers and craftsmen thereby.
  • This scheme tends to create a mechanism for promoting local products to international markets.
  • It will enable the local farmers and craftsmen to earn a good income thereby ensuring their economic and social welfare.

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