Stone Industry Resumes Operations
Work has started in stone-based units of Rajasthan and the sector is expected to provide jobs to local workers and artisans,. Work has started in most of the traditional stone-based units at Sikandra, Kota, Jhalawar, Karauli, Bayana, Dholpur, Jaisalmer, among others, Additional Chief Secretary Subodh Agarwal said.
In Karauli, 140 out of 150 units of traditional sand stone, door frame work, netting and slabs have resumed operations. Around 160 of the 200-odd Banshi Paharpur stone units in RIICO industrial area of Bharatpur have started work following the coronavirus-triggered lockdown. About 85 stone units in Dholpur and 400 units of Kota stone in Jhalawar too have become operational.