MSME & Startups Forum – Bharat , is an initiative started in June 2020 by our honorable found Dr. Manoj Kumar Shah , Co – convenor , Foreign Affairs Department , BJP . Entrepreneurs , Businesses , Professionals , Consultants , & NRI’s all over the globe with a vision to help them learn from each other and promote their products and services .
Smt . Chhaya Gandhi , President Karnataka Chapter , said the forum is here to share knowledge on the schemes provided by the Government of India and promote Aatma Nirbhar Bharat . This forum is also giving a platform for Networking and Collaborating for various Entrepreneurs and Startups . Her goal is to promote MSME’s to reach globally and improve the Economy of India . With this vision Smt Chhaya Gandhi is associating up with various Government Organisations and other related Forums .
Sri . Mitesh Khandelwal , National Director , said the forum is concentrating on development of MSMEs from tier 2 and tier 3 cities of India . Starting the forum with 4 member chapter in Varanasi , we have grown 145 chapters with the presence in 28 states and 5 Union Territories . Also proud to announce that we have 10 overseas chapter to pool in FDI to India . Now the forum has extended its reach by associating with government and non – government organisations , like NASSCOM , IHub , AIM and MSME development forum to facilitate knowledge transfer , technical exposure , funding support , etc to our members . He added that the forum is adding 27 chapters in various cities .
Smt . Shridevi Patil , President Bangalore Chapter , says Prarambha is an initiative by The MSME and Startups Forum , to announce the Forum is here to hand hold entrepreneurs and startups through their journey of setting up a successful business . Vast knowledge is shared in the event on various topics like Future of MSME by Mr.Ram Kumar Seshu , Schemes offered by Govt of India by Mr. Gopinath , Importance Social Media by Ms. Prathibha Saulsimath , Funding by Mr. Basavaraju and Panel discussion by renowned Entrepreneurs on running a successful business .
Smt . Shridevi Patil also highlighted on encouraging 200 selected students to become entrepreneurs by supporting them in every step of setting up business , including funding .
Sri . Mridul Agarwal , Secretary / Treasurer Bangalore Chapter , further elaborated saying that the event is a hybrid one , where 400 plus entrepreneurs will be attending physically and over 3000 plus entrepreneurs are expected to join the event virtually from across the globe . He further emphasized on the role of the forum in supporting startups and MSMEs in availing loans and benefits of government schemes . He spoke about a success story of the forum , where few startups were able to get financial legal and technical support from various experts who are part of the forum including funding . Collaboration between various entrepreneurs , government agencies and private bodies was something that was discussed extensively by him .
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