Three day summit to boost NE entrepreneurship organized by MSME-EPC kick starts in Guwahati today
Guwahati, Jan 17 (KNN) The first three-day summit for aspiring entrepreneurs in the North East, being organized by MSME Export Promotion Council (MSME-EPC), has begun today here.
The move is expected to pave the way for development of entrepreneurship and businesses by women and youths of the region. The focus of the event will be motivating women, youths and artisans to become job-givers instead of being job seekers.
Assam is the host state for the international summit while the business participants from various countries, will focus on existing and aspiring start-ups in sectors like tea, coffee, agri and food processing, horticulture, organic farming.
Chairman of the MSME-EPC Devender Singh Rawat has said that Ayush and health wellness, biotech and bioplants, innovation, IT and electronics, petroleum sector, culture and tourism, textile and handloom and tribal women livelihood clusters, would also be discussed at the first such mega event.
Entrepreneurs, innovators, venture capitalists, consultants, policy makers (from the centre and states), academicians, business practitioners, innovators, banks and financial institutions, tax and company law experts will deliberate in their particular fields of expertise, the MSME- EPC chairman said.
"We will bring successful start-ups as role models to motivate the existing and potential entrepreneurs from the northeastern region. They will also get the opportunity to connect globally with importers, exporters and well-known international buying houses", he said.