Government Should Protect And Nurture Sme Manufacturers In India: MAIT

By SiliconIndia   |   Thursday, 28 August 2014, 11:36 Hrs
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BANGALORE: IT SMEs have a crucial part to play towards realizing the new Government’s objective of making India a manufacturing hub. The Government is going all out to assist SMEs who wants to set up manufacturing facilities in India.

 With an aim to create awareness among SMEs about the various initiatives, policies and schemes by the government, MAIT, the apex body representing India’s IT hardware, training and R&D services sectors, in association with the Ministry of Communication & Information Technology and Ministry of MSME organized “MAIT ICT SME Conclave – 2014”in Noida.

MAIT SME Conclave offers a single window for all the MSMEs to connect with each other and various government bodies, thereby highlight their key issues related to the policy framework, funding etc and get a better understanding of various schemes and opportunities on offer that can be utilized for the benefit of the industry.

Aimed to equip the SMEs to prepare themselves thoroughly for evaluating the business opportunities and take necessary actions in developing their enterprises with the help of IT to achieve business goals. MAIT has also introduced  a website catering to the various information needs of the SMEs http://www.maitsme.com 

Speaking at the conclave Anwar Shirpurwala, Executive Director, MAIT said, “The initiative of the new Government is extremely encouraging, especially its focus on the manufacturing sector. However, what is needed is a clear roadmap for implementation. Through this conclave we are socializing government schemes to SMEs and are helping them to leverage it for manufacturing.”

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