Sh. Kalraj Mishra, Hon’ble Union Minister of MSME, Government of India inaugurated the new building of NSIC’s Branch Office at KSSIDC Industrial Estate, Rajajinagar, Bengaluru. Spread into three floors, the new building has a dedicated reception area for MSME clients along with operational area for Branch Office at the first floor and a conference hall for meetings at second floor and is better equipped to cater to the MSMEs of the region more professionally.
In Karnataka, NSIC is in the forefront of MSME development with establishments in Industrial town, Rajaji Nagar and Peenya Industrial Estate in Bengaluru, Udyambagh in Belgaum and NSIC Training Centre in Kolar. It also has three Godowns in Bengaluru for distribution of raw materials. NSIC has entered into MoUs for supply of raw materials to MSMEs with Raw material producers like NALCO & BALCO (Aluminium), HCL (Copper), CPCL (Paraffin wax), SAIL, RINL, ISPAT, JSW (Steel) at competitive rates. NSIC also facilitates import of raw materials.
Applauding the role of NSIC, during the inauguration ceremony, Hon’ble Minister of MSME Sh. Kalraj Mishra said that services of NSIC in enhancing the competitiveness of MSMEs are remarkable in today’s scenario where MSMEs can play an important role in fructifying “Make in India” campaign. He urged the Corporation to further reach out to larger number of MSMEs by adopting cluster approach.
Present on the occasion were Sh. Ananth Kumar, Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilisers, Government of India Sh. Ravindra Nath, Chairman and Managing Director, NSIC, Sh. P. Udayakumar, Director (Plg.&Mkt.), NSIC besides representatives of various MSMEs Associations of the State and Government officials.