Mysore, July 2 (KNN) To facilitate the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) exporters of the region, Mysuru Industries Association (MIA) will very soon have an export centre which will act as an information provider regarding the exports. The construction work of the Mysore Export Centre has already commenced. “Mysore export centre will act as a roof for the all the information regarding the exports. It will be treated as a service provider. Under this the MSMEs can get all information regarding exports.
It will also include a dedicated auditorium for deliberation and discussions, exhibitions and other related avenues,” said Suresh Kumar Jain, Secretary of MIA. “The estimated cost of the project is Rs 8 crores. The work will be taken up in two phases, with the works worth Rs 4.5 crore to be taken up in the first place,” he added.
The construction work is being carried out by KIADB based on deposit contribution. VTPC, Government of Karnataka is the Nodal agency for the implementation of this project. Jain said the main objective of the export centre is to promote export and motivate the existing entrepreneurs to export their products.
t will also give all kinds of assistance about other export centres in India and will help a majority of the MSMEs involved in the export industry, said the Secretary General. The construction of this Mysore Export Centre is expected to be completed in approximately one year’s time. The project was proposed by the Mysore Industries Association back in 2008 and in 2014 the foundations for this centre were laid by the then Minister Late H S Mahadev Prasad on behalf of the then Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.
Suresh Kumar Jain said “If the centre becomes a reality, it will be the state’s first fullfledged export centre.” During 2008 K Manivannan was the deputy commissioner of the district when the Association forwarded the proposal to the government through the district administration under the leadership of MLA Ramdas and former Mayor P Vishwanath. (KNN/LM)