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DPIIT explores opportunities for collaboration with German MSME sector

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) had a discussion with Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Germany to jointly work on opportunities in the MSME sector. 

The meeting took place in Berlin and was chaired by  DPIIT Secretary Anurag Jain who is part of the official delegation accompanying Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his tour to Germany.

He highlighted various areas for possible collaboration such as green technology, startups, digitalization and sustainable growth.

The German SMEs said that they look forward to invest in India and shared their future plans.

Jain reaffirmed Government of India’s firm commitment towards improving ease of doing business in India.

He also met Markus Jerger, Chairman, German Association for Small and Medium Enterprises and discussed opportunities for greater investment and cooperation in the MSME sector between India and Germany.

Collaborative opportunities in fields such as food processing, textiles, manufacturing, AI, technology, hydrogen and green energy, sustainability, digitalization were also discussed.