Industry Interaction Roundtable

Industry Interaction Roundtable

WTC Jaipur collaborated with Banswara District Industries Centre, Industries Department, Government of Rajasthan, MSME- DI Jaipur and National Small Industries Corporation Limited ( NSIC), Government of India, to organize a Industries Interaction Roundtable to explore the export potential of Banswara “ the city of hundred Islands.”
Inaugurating the session Mr. Pradeep Ojha Dy. Director-MSME -DI shared information on various schemes of department to facilitate exports from the district. He said “ under International Co-operation scheme (IC), visit and participation of MSME’s in International Exhibitions/Trade Fairs/Buyer Seller Meets, support can be extended through airfare subject to a maximum of Rs. 2.50 lakh for min. 3 foreign resource persons and max. GOI assistance limited to Rs. 4.50 lakh per event for stall, venue and catering, post fulfilling eligibility criteria”
Mr. D.K.Agarwal, Deputy General Manager- NSIC, Jaipur addressing the participants said “Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, inter-alia, through National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), a Public Sector Enterprise of the Ministry, has been providing marketing support to Micro & Small Enterprises (MSEs) under Marketing Assistance Scheme.” Mr. Agarwal added further “The need of the hour presently is to provide sustenance and support to the whole MSME sector (including service sector), with special emphasis on rural and micro enterprises, through suitable measures to strengthen them for converting the challenges into opportunities and scaling new heights. Thus although the medium enterprises have also been included as the target beneficiaries under the scheme, special attention would be given to marketing of products and services of micro and small enterprises, in rural as well as urban areas.”
Special guest Ms. Manju Mali, General Manger, District Industries Centre-Banswara, Industries Department, Government of Rajasthan advocated the fact that given support from all government departments and foreign trade facilitation partners like World Trade Centre, the district can see sharp rise in exports from the State. Ms. Mali said “ Yarn, Marble Slabs & Tiles are major exportable items. For any new SME the geography offers huge potential in the areas of oil and dal mill, maize based packing of baby corn, bakery units, leather shoes, bag & purses, mini cement plants, gang saw units, Iron fabrication work, plastics molded items and marble handicraft items.”
The program was well attended by senior officials from Mahi power project, Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation, popularly known as RIICO, a premier agency of Government of Rajasthan that has played an important role in the industrial development of Rajasthan, Laghu Udhyog Bharati and Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited. Later during a formal interaction WTC Jaipur and Nuclear Power Corporation discussed the possibilities of a State level vendor development program to be organized at Banswara.
Vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. Navneet Agarwal-Asst. Director, WTC Jaipur

In the pic : left to right Ms. Ms. Manju Mali, General Manger, District Industries Centre-Banswara, Industries Department, Government of Rajasthan with officials of WTC Jaipur, MSME DI, NSIC , MAHI power project and Nuclear Power Corporation

In the promotional pic : left to right : Mr. Mayur Gupta, Area Head , Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. , with Mr. Navneet Agarwal, Asst. Director – WTC Jaipur

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