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Mega MSME conclave in Lucknow on May 22

A mega Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) conclave, Uttar Pradesh Udyami Mahasammelan 2013, will be held in Lucknow on May 22 with the objective to speeding up the growth of MSMEs in Uttar Pradesh.  

The event is likely to be attended by over 1,000 MSME entrepreneurs from across UP and would be inaugurated by chief minister Akhilesh Yadav. 

The event is being organised by MSME chamber Indian Industries Association (IIA) with the support of UP Department of MSME & Export Promotion.

Currently, there are almost 3.1 million MSMEs in the state, the largest number compared to any other state in India. The sector contribute about 50 percent of the Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of the state.

The MSMEs supports about 40 million people, which is almost one-fourth of the UP population.

Keeping in view the contribution of MSME sector in socio-economic development of the state, the UP government has recently announced new policies in all key sectors - with direct bearing on the development of MSMEs.

In the conclave, some key issues related to the MSME sector, including programs and policies of the department of MSME & Export Promotion, will be discussed.

In addition, discussion will be on issues related to implementation of industrial policies, industrial infrastructure, ease of doing business, taxation, credit, provisions of 12th Five Year Plan, program & schemes of union ministry of MSME, NSIC schemes, public procurement policy of UP and central government.