SMEs from 33 countries meet Indian MSMEs to explore bilateral cooperation in manufacturing-service sectors
New Delhi, Apr 24 (KNN) Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) from over 33 countries held talks with the Indian MSMEs exploring possible cooperation in manufacturing and service sectors at the first ever International SME Convention held in the national capital, organized by the MSME Ministry.
Talking to KNN, Pushpak Prakash, Chairman MSME Defence Supplier Group of MSME body Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME) informed that a large number of International SMEs are a part of the ongoing convention.
These international SMEs are keen on collaborating with the MSMEs at home in order to build partnership along the line.
The turnout by the overseas SMEs have been an appealing one including the Czech SME delegation led by the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to India, Milan Hovorka, he said.
Speaking about the possible focus areas for the MSMEs to explore, Prakash said that Indian MSMEs should scale up with current international trend, improving their capabilities, systems and up skilling their manpower.
Making space for the Indian products in the international market could be another area to focus on, he added.
Informing about a recent initiative, Prakash said that an incubator has already been set by his firm in collaboration with the Czech authorities to connect India and Czech MSME community. Some of the outcomes of the centre includes LIKOS India, THT Ostrava, Watersaver, TATRA , AVIA , Autofire, he added. (KNN/DA)