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Hemant Kumar, FISME’s founder member and President of IIA passes away

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New Delhi, June 12 (KNN) Shri Hemant Kumar, a reputed  entrepreneur and leader of the MSMEs in Northern India, has passed away.

A visionary for the MSMEs, Shri Kumar  was founder President of  two leading MSME bodies,  FISME & IIA.

The sudden demise of Hemant Kumar has extinguished a shining light in the SME association space in Northern India.

A freedom fighter, he also emerged as a successful entrepreneur when he  established the  Meerut based Sai Electricals in 1984.

Hemant Kumar, was also  a pioneer in bringing scattered small entrepreneurs together and building some formidable SME institutions in Northern India.

As a true leader he was    deeply associated with a number of leading  Industry Associations.

He was all India President of National Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs (NAYE) and later became founder member of Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME).

Subsequently he  established the  Indian Industries Association (I.I.A) the apex body of MSMEs in  U.P and was its founder President.

He also remained an active office bearer of Indian Transformer Manufacturers Association, holding posts of Secretary, Vice President and Sr. Vice President.

He has been also founder President of U.P. Transformer Industries Forum (U.P.T.I.F).

During the recent years, as a true Karmayogi he got himself dissociated   from day to day running the business and became  active in improving the socio-economic  conditions of Meerut.

He  founded the Meerut Industrial Development forum (MIDFO), a prominent  NGO working  for improving the lot of underprivileged segments in Meerut based industrial clusters like Scissors.

With his demise the MSMEs of North India lost a true leader, social entrepreneur and philanthropist. (KNN Bureau)

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