We are happy to note that Kerala State Small Industries Association, Kozhikode, Confederation of Indian Foot wear Industries and Foot Wear Design and Development Centre jointly organizing the International Industrial Exhibition for Materials and Machineries — Rising Kerala 2016, an event promoted to cover the manufacturing processes, technologies and services of potential industries in Kerala with a special thrust to tap the regional advantages for the economic development and growthThe exhibition is proposed on 9, 10 and l I December, 2016 at Kozhikode.This event is expected to bring together a large no of entrepreneurs and will certainly provide an opportunity for establishing linkage between various stake holders. We congratulate KSSIA & other organizers for organizing such an event.

Govt. of India, Ministry of MSME has come up with new initiatives in the recent past for the benefit of MSME sector. Simplification of the registration process through Udyog Aadhaar, Start Up India initiative for startups, Stand Up India initiative for women, SC/ST entrepreneurs, ZED certification for zero effect zero defect manufacturing practices etc are some of the recent schemes launched by Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India. Ministry of MSME has also started a process for online data collection of MSMEs through online portal www.msmcdataban . This portal will help in bringing out web Directory of MSMEs. The implementation of GST in the country is expected to simplify the tax implementation regime. ‘Make in India’ is a flagship initiative of Govt. of India to encourage indigeneous manufacturing at all levels. MSME- Training Institutes Thiruvalla  & Ettumanur are engaged in implementing various programme and policies of Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India in this direction.

We wish all success for the Rising Kerala 20 16 and hope that the event will encourage the entrepreneurs and will provide necessary direction and guidance to them.


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Calicut KSSIA Infra Structure Trust