Experts hold detailed discussion on various aspects of MSMEs
Bhopal, November 19, 2017 (Ataullah Faizan): Micro, Small and Medium industrial sector is not only important for the social and economic development of the country but this sector is fast emerging in the form of the most lively and dynamic sector of the Indian economy. After the primary sector, MSME is the biggest employment generator. Industrial development can be paced up by strengthening it more technically. This was said at the panel discussion on the first day of the 2-day Micro, Small and Medium Industry and Swarozgar Sammelan by experts. During the first session of the conference, Dr. Ramanand Shukla, Director ZED, Dr. R.R. Sonde, Executive Vice President, Thermax Global and Mr. Uttam Ganguly, Founder of Bend Joints held a detailed discussion related to Lean Manufacturing, “Zero Defect Zero Effect” Model and “Industry 4.0” technique on MSME Competitiveness and Industry 4.0 and also replied to queries. In the second session, topics that were discussed included vendor development and GeM. Additional CEO GeM Mr. Suresh Kumar, Senior Manager, Bharat Forbes Defence and Aerospace Mr. Sanjay Sevkokar expressed their views at the session. Giving information Mr. Suresh Kumar said that a GeM pool account has been made in state for a proper payment system which is being operated by various banks like SBI, ICICI and Bank of Baroda. In the third session, experts discussed policies and scheme for MSMEs. Director MSE-CDP, Government of India Mr. R.K. Rai, NSDC Senior Head Mr. Gaurav Kapoor and Mr. J.N. Agrawal Additional CEO Skill Development took part in the session.
Giving information Mr. Rai said that the recent NSSO survey reveals there are nearly 6.34 crore Micro, Small and Medium industries. He gave information about PMEGP, Espire, Sphurti, SAE-CDP scheme being run for MSMEs. Mr. Gaurav Kapoor gave information about various training schemes of skill development in Micro, Small and Medium Industries through NSDC. Mr. G.N. Agarwal told that nearly 2.5 lakh youths of 15 years and above have been imparted training under Mukhya Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana in the state. Similarly nearly 2 lakh women have been imparted training under Mukhya Mantri Kaushalya Yojana.