NSIC, Branch Office Nagpur led by Sh. Ramdas M. Tekam, DGM conducted the awareness campaign in association with Indian Chamber of Commerce for Affirmative Action (ICCAA) at Hotel Pride, Nagpur.
The event was attended by more than 100 SC/ST Entrepreneurs. The main theme of the event was to create awareness among the SC/ST entrepreneurs.
On the occasion Shri P. Udaykumar, Director (Planning & Marketing), NSIC, enlightened the entrepreneurs on how to take the advantage of Govt. subsidy under various schemes namely-Single point registration scheme (SPRS), Business to Business (B2B), Special Marketing Assistance Scheme (SMAS) being implemented by NSIC. He also spoke on other schemes like Tender Marketing, Raw material Assistance Scheme, Bank tie-up, etc. implemented by NSIC which are equally beneficial to MSEs. Amongst above SPRS registration (with meager token money of Rs.100+GST) and B2B registration are free of cost for SC/ST Entrepreneurs. Under SMAS SC/ST Entrepreneurs can participate in four domestic and two International Exhibitions with 100% subsidy. Sh. Udaykumar Director (Planning & Marketing) also clafified the queries raised by the entrepreneurs.
Sunil Zode, President of ICCAA, Mumbai also addressed gathering and urged to participants to take benefits of NSIC schemes meant for SC/ST Entrepreneurs.
Sanjay K. Bhondekar, Zonal General Manager, NSIC-Mumbai gave the introductory remark and also requested the entrepreneurs to take the benefits of NSIC Schemes.
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