MIDC Industries Association (MIA) Hingna, organized a day long Vendor Development Programme at MIA House recently. MSME-Development Institute was co-organizer of this programme, which was largely attended by the industrial units in MIDC Hingna area. In this difficult period of rescission when the industries are grasping for survival, this unique opportunity will act as a stimulating dose to diversify or modify their business and industrial activities for MSME sector. The day long programme was inaugurated by Shri Ashutosh Tripathi, Plant Incharge of Mahindra & Mahindra, while outlining the procurement policy of Mahindra & Mahindra, Shri Tripathi said that they have an approach of developing vendors and priority will be given to local vendors provided they are competitive, cost and quality conscious and prompt in services. The local vendor need to inculcate the habit of work culture and compete in all respects with other suppliers if they have to survive he elaborated Mahindra & Mahindra will extend all out support to those who want to work for Mahindra & Mahindra he assured.
President of MIA Shri Mayank Shukla while welcoming the Guest Speakers, participants and Dignitaries applauded the efforts of MSME Development Institute for promoting MSME sector in this region appealed participants to take advantage of this programme, as this platform will provide them an opportunity to interact with the representatives of various Government and Semi Government, Public Sector Undertakings and Private Corporate Sectors to expand or diversify their business activities.
Presiding Officer Shri K. R. K. Prasad, Director MSME-DI, said that although their institutes promotes Cluster Formation, but for healthy working and sustainable growth of cluster it is necessary that each clusters should have at least four to five OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers). He also elaborated on the various schemes being offered by MSME-DI for the benefit of Micro Small and Medium Scale Sector industrial units.
The various PSUs, Corporate Sectors and Financial Institutions participated in the programme were MOIL, MECL, Ashok Leyland, Mahindra & Mahindra, Ordnance Factory Ambazari and MIHAN.
The programme was conducted by Shri A. G. Telang, Asst. Director (Met) MSME-DI & Vote of thanks was proposed by Capt. C. M. Randhir Secretary MIA. Prominent amongst those present in the programme were Shri N. N. Gupta Convener of the programme & Vice President of MIA, Shri C. G. Shegaonkar & Shri K. K. Daga Jt. Secretaries, Shri Shekhar Bendre Treasurer, Shri S. M. Patwardhan & Shri Arun Lanjewar EC Members from MIA.
Shri Doifode and Shri K.T. Kalkar Asst. Director MSME-DI worked hard for the success of the programme.
Following are some press releases of this programme: