An awareness programme on ‘Adoption of Solar Energy for Apparel Industry’ was organized at a city hotel by Apex Cluster Development Services under MSME (Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises) Cluster Intervention programme (MCIP) of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).
The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) body, Indian Industries Association (IIA) announced that it will be holding the fifth edition of North India Solar Summit from 23rd to 25th of February 2018.
Environment Secretary C.K. Mishra on Monday said that the Delhi like smog situation will not occur again at an event hosted by WWF India, He also launched a report on “Clean Energy Innovation Ecosystem in the Small and Medium Enterprises sector in India”.
Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) Director-General Abhay Bhakre assured the Andhra Pradesh Government that the necessary support would be extended to the government for implementing various ‘energy-efficiency programmes’ in MSME (Micro,Small and Medium Enterprises) sector.
Small and medium enterprises account for over half of employment worldwide, Swiss envoy to India Andreas Baum said today, noting that this sector will continue to be an important chapter in the Indian economy.
The top MSME body in the country, FISME, along with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has suggested measures like 100% development orders to new firms, reduction in registration fees from Rs. 25000 to Rs 15000 by RDSO etc to the Railway Ministry in order to facilitate entry of MSMEs in Railway procurements.
With the Goods and services tax (GST) comes into effect from 1 July, the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) would be able to compete with foreign competition coming from cheap cost centers such as China, Philippines, and Bangladesh, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) said on Sunday.