The Union Minister for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Kalraj Mishra inaugurated MSME Expo-2014.
The main theme of this year is Design Intervention in MSME sector through Design Clinic Scheme. More than 54 participants/entrepreneurs, including 34 women, from all over India are participating in the MSME Expo-2014 and exhibiting their products in more than 89 stalls. Out of 54 entrepreneurs, 4 are from NER and 3 are from SC/ST. The SMEs from all over India are participating to demonstrate their quality products, skill & traditional art work of India. The uniqueness of this year’s MSME Expo is that visitors will have the chance to see the product from states like Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, etc.
The Office of the DC (MSME) is facilitating the exhibitors to promote their products by providing them with subsidized stalls. The products range varies from technical products requiring high precision manufacturing to products which manifests India’s strength in traditional knowledge of ayurveda and artwork. Special category entrepreneurs have been encouraged through enhanced subsidy.
The objective of this exhibition is to recognize the strength of India’s Micro and Small-Scale unit by showcasing the technology adopted by them in manufacturing products and also to provide a suitable platform at reasonable cost to develop a platform for future trade and business not only domestically but globally.