AIMA 5th MSME Convention MSME's-Future Ready: Challenges and Opportunities
The 5th MSME Convention was held on 7th January 2015 at the Multipurpose Hall, India International Center, Lodhi road, New Delhi, will focus on the theme “MSME’s-Future Ready: Challenges and Opportunities”. The Convention was deliberate on the challenges and opportunities that await the MSME sector in India in the new emerging Global Order, both in the domestic and export front and how they need to build entrepreneurial skills for accessing markets, technologies and finances.
A special feature of this Convention was the active participation from countries of the SAARC, ASEAN and African region. It will work towards creating and opportunities and identify cross border opportunities amongst MSME’s in these regions.
Dr. J S Juneja, former CMD, NSIC and Past President, AIMA, is steering this initiative as Convention Chairman.
Mr. Kalraj Mishra, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has been invited to deliver the Inaugural Address.
The Convention had active participation from Policymakers, Practitioners, Key Decision makers ,Business leaders and multilateral agencies and provide them a strong platform for addressing issues related to the MSME sector.
Some of the important issues the Convention had focus upon are Innovation, Technology Development and Management, Human Resource Management, Financial Management, Entrepreneurship Skill development, IPR and Strategic partnerships.
The Convention is a high profile event and be attended by over 200 professionals from Industry, Government and concerned stakeholders. Amongst others the speakers invited include Mr. R.C. Bhargava, Chairman and Managing Director, Maruti Suzuki; Mr. H.M. Nerurkar, Managing Director, Tata Steel and President AIMA; Dr. J S Juneja, former CMD,NSIC and Past President, AIMA; Mr. Madhav Lal, Secretary, Ministry of MSME; Mr. Ravindra Nath, CMD,NSIC Ltd; Mr. S.N. Tripathi, Joint Secretary, Ministry of MSME; Mr. Bikky Khosla, CEO,TradeIndia.com; Mr. Sabyasachi Das Mohapatra, CEO, Global Innovation & Technology Alliance; Mr. N K Maini, Deputy Managing Director, SIDBI; Mr. Ashok Madhukar, Principal Advisor, Afro-Asian Development Consortium and Mr. Ajay Jha, DG and CEO, Federation of Indian Exporting Organisatios.