MSME Ministry officials interact with Manesar industry

Manesar, Apr 3 (KNN)  Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME), Government of India in collaboration with Manesar Industries Welfare Association (MIWA)  organized  an orientation programme here at  IMT Manesar- The Industrial Township recently.

At the programme designed by the ministry for the benefit of the industry on April-1, Director MSME-Development Institute, Karnal, Vijay Kumar, and Deputy Director, MSME-Development Institute, Karnal, Pradeep Ojha talked about the latest schemes introduced by the ministry.

Vijay Kumar outlined the programmes formulated by the ministry, explaining how MSMEs could benefit from the same.  He spoke at length about the financial assistance and incentives under the various schemes that they could avail of.

Among other areas, the Public Procurement Policy for MSME and the National Manufacturing policy for MSME segment too were discussed during the interactive session.  Industrialists were given opportunity to clear their doubts about various schemes and how they can yield maximum profit through these schemes and grow their business.

Commenting on the programme, General Secretary of Manesar Industries Welfare Association (MIWA), Manmohan Gaind said, “A very small percentage from the MSME segment is availing the benefits of the schemes introduced by the department as most of us are not even aware of the schemes. But such orientation and interactive sessions could help the ministry to reach out to grass root level and people would certainly benefit.”

Echoing similar sentiments, an entrepreneur from Manesar, Arun Gupta said, “Most of us were not even aware of the schemes introduced by the Ministry so how can we avail benefits them them?”

“It was an ideal opportunity to learn about them and take advantage of the schemes on offer.  Such programmes are certainly a boon for the industry and should be organised more often,” he added.