According to the Baaqtesad news website, quoting the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare, Mohammad Shariatmadari at the unveiling ceremony of the methodology and agreement for the establishment of a home business standardization route in the presence of the Vice President for Women and Family Affairs, President of the National Standards Organization of Iran And the Deputy Minister of Employment Development of the Ministry of Labor was held virtually, said: “Currently, more than 3 million people are producers of home-based business products, which is certainly a much higher number of real-time home-based business activists, and many people in the informal These areas are active.
Regarding the positive effects of home business standardization, he said: “If home business activists see the positive effects of home business standardization, they will definitely be encouraged by others, and this can lead to even more job creation.”
Shariatmadari added: “Standardization and promotion of products to enter the market and create trust in the consumer will definitely increase the size of the consumer market and production.”
The Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare added: “The share of home-based businesses in the total employment of the country is currently between 4 and 6 percent, which can easily be increased.” The same share in GDP is between 2 to 2.5 percent, which according to the current situation and the situation of the corona in the country with the development of home-based businesses, this share can increase.
“Today, the world is taking advantage of Corona to develop home-based businesses, and we need to move in that direction,” he said.
Shariatmadari also said about the performance of home-based businesses for the years 1998 and 1999: in 1998, facilities amounting to 2,000 billion Rials were approved, more than 20,000 people used these facilities, and more than 35,000 jobs were created.
According to him, also for the year 1999, the amount of 2 thousand billion Rials facilities for the development of home-based businesses was approved, which from the beginning of 1999 to November of this year, more than 5 thousand people used these facilities, in which more than 6 thousand And 700 jobs have been created