National SC-ST hub office to organise regional MSME conclave in Ludhiana
New Delhi, Jan 6 (KNN) In a bid to encourage the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) of the region of entrepreneurs belonging to the SC-ST community, NSIC under the MSME Ministry is organising NSSH Regional Conclave in Ludhiana.
The daylong event is to take place on 8th January at Hotel Maharaja Regency, a release from NSIC informed.
Also with the conclave taking place, the MSME Ministry is looking forward to set up National SC-ST Hub for MSMEs in Ludhiana.
The program is expected facilitate a common platform for the different stakeholders including CPSEs, Industry Associations and State Government. The participants would deliberate upon steps to be taken to fulfil Public Procurement Policy mandate for SC-ST entrepreneurs.
The programme aims at coalescing efforts taken by all the stakeholders towards creating a supportive ecosystem for inclusive growth of SC-ST Entrepreneurs. The programme also aims to hold interactions with industry associations and incubators to understand their expectations about NSSH programme while also on-boarding them to play a larger role.
The event is being organised along the lines of the Public Procurement Policy, 2012 that mandated 4 per cent of total procurement of goods and services made by Central Ministries and CPSEs to be from Micro and Small Enterprises owned by SC & ST entrepreneurs.
National SC-ST Hub (NSSH) was launched by Prime Minister Modi with an aim to achieve the mandate under the Public Procurement Policy. (KNN/DA)