Bhopal : Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Shri Om Prakash Sakhalecha has called upon people wishing to set up small industries in Madhya Pradesh, in view of the available infrastructure and industry friendly environment in Madhya Pradesh. Minister Shri Sakhlecha was addressing the participants in a webinar held with DRDO. Member of Parliament Shri Vinay Sahastrabuddhe, Secretary of Ministry of Defense Dr. Satish Reddy, Secretary MSME Shri Vivek Porwal, Scientist and Director of DRDO Shri Mayank Dwivedi, Director of DRDE Dr. D.K. Dubey shared their views in the webinar.
First Webinar in Country
At the conclusion of the webinar, Minister Shri Sakhalecha said that Madhya Pradesh is the first state in the country, which is holding a webinar with DRDO.While discussion with the new entrepreneurs, he told them that the infrastructure in Madhya Pradesh is better than other states, low cost and quality electricity, manpower, smooth rail and road transport, resources, water, everything and even more industry friendly environment is available here.He said that industrial investment in defense sector also develops a sense of service to the country. He said that Madhya Pradesh and the country will become Atmanirbhar with the coordination of science technology and MSME.
Webinar for funding of New Entrepreuners on 17
MSME Minister Shri Sakhlecha underlined the financial problems of the entrepreneurs. He informed that on November 17, a webinar will be held with the Joint Secretary Finance of Government of India and General Manager of SIDBI . He appealed to the entrepreneurs that they must attend this webinar. For this concept of the webinar, Minister Shri Sakhalecha expressed gratitude to Shri Jayant Sahastrabuddhe, the President of Vigyan Bharati.
Earlier M.P. Shri Vinay Sahastrabuddhe said that various technologies have been developed in the national laboratories of our country, but no efforts have been made to reach the entrepreneurs. Coordination and inter-regional exchange of useful technologies, developed by DRDO, CSIR, BARC, IIT etc. will help in efforts to make the country Atmanirbhar, he added.
Secretary, Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Dr. G. Satish Reddy, said that our laboratory has developed technology in various fields by connecting science to industries. Dr. Reddy informed that there are 47 laboratories of Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) spread across the country. There is a DRDE laboratory in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. Secretary MSME Shri Vivek Porwal said that this event is a relevant and innovative initiative for new entrepreneurs.
Director, DIITM Dr. Mayank Dwivedi said that our laboratory has conducted research from Aeronautical to Life Sciences and Missile to Electronics and Communication sector. Currently we have reached the stage of transfer of technology. DRDO has developed research and techniques in the field of ICU ventilators and nutrition. He said that a list of all the 108 items developed is available on their website and there is much more information available for the new entrepreneur. Director, DRDE, Gwalior Dr. D.K. Dubey, gave detailed information of the technology developed by their laboratories to be provided to the industries. Director General of Council Shri Anil Kothari also participated in the discussion. New entrepreneurs can also view this webinar on the website of Science and Technology and MSME.