Addressing the gathering, he said that Uttar Pradesh is a land of opportunities.
He also expressed confidence that the ‘One District One Product’ scheme will enhance skills of local people as well as increase the reach to products, which will in turn result in economic progress of artisans of Uttar Pradesh.
The summit has been organised by the Uttar Pradesh government to promote traditional industries and spur local trade.
President also inaugurated a three-day exhibition in which one product of each district would be on display.
The President also distributed loan sanction papers worth Rs 1006 crore to beneficiaries of ODOP scheme digitally.
He also inaugurated ODOP toll free number and website.
During the event , two MoUs were also signed with US-based companies, one with Amazon and another with GE Health Care.