Women entrepreneurs participation in MSME sector is growing, says Nitin Gadkari
Nagpur, Jan 8 (KNN) Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Nitin Gadkari lauded the participation of women entrepreneurs and said that there participation in country’s MSME sector is growing.
Gadkari visited the 'Swayampurna Expo 2020' to boost the morale of women entrepreneurs. He visited all the stalls and appreciated the efforts of women for their outstanding work and contribution in MSME sector.
The event also witnessed various sessions by bankers, Nabard, successful women entrepreneurs. On the fourth day of the expo, a session by Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL) Nagpur, a central public sector enterprise, is organised to explore the possibilities to provide platform to women entrepreneurs under central public procurement policy my MSME-DI Nagpur. The policy mandates three percent procurement out of total annual procurement of any central ministries and CPSUs from women entrepreneurs. The exhibition providing very good platform to women entrepreneurs to scale up there moral to expand, contribute and strengthen themselves in society.
''Such expo exclusively for women entrepreneurs is good initiative and needs to be organised on large scale so that more and more women can get this marketing platform for their products and new women will get motivated to become entrepreneurs,'' said Gadkari.
Government of India Ministry of MSME MSME-DI Nagpur in association with Swayampurna Bahu-Udheshiya Sanstha Nagpur organised four-day “Swayampurna EXPO 2020” at Jerys Lawn Nagpur to showcase the products manufactured exclusively by women entrepreneurs. The objective of expo and industrial exhibition was to provide marketing platform to the women entrepreneurs making unique products and to support them to explore market.