August 20, 2018
State MSME Conclave: We are going to Germany soon, says CM
While interacting with foreign delegates at the State MSME Conclave on Monday, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said: “We are going to visit Germany soon.” Banerjee, who stressed upon the steps needed to ensure the global presence of the state’s MSME sector, interacted with the entrepreneurs from the districts and at the same time, also spoke to the foreign delegates present there.
Several exporters were also present at the business conclave held at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre. After listening to the suggestions of the exporters, Amit Mitra, minister of the MSME and Textiles department, summed up that there is a need to establish a proper supply chain with an assurance of timely delivery of standardised quality products.
In this connection, the Chief Minister said: “A supply chain app needs to be introduced.” She has also stressed the need for skill development programmes. There were interactions with representatives from Chile and Italy as well.
From the inaugural programme of the State MSME Conclave in which there will be five sessions on Tuesday, Banerjee launched Biswa Bangla Showroom in Hyderabad. In this connection, Mitra said a showroom will also come up in Bengaluru in the next month. A Khadi showroom has also been launched at Park Street. Banerjee also launched a Centre of Excellence of Handicrafts at Manjusha and Centre of Excellence for Apparel Sector at Paridhan Garments Park.