Spotlight on Ker­ala SMEs

FICCI Business Digest - - In The States -

As part of the pro­mo­tional cam­paign of Vya­par 2017 (Ker­ala B2B Meet), the De­part­ment of In­dus­tries & Com­merce, Govern­ment of Ker­ala in as­so­ci­a­tion with FICCI or­gan­ised a Pro­mo­tional Meet on Jan­uary 6, 2017.

The meet­ing was chaired by P.M. Francis, Di­rec­tor (In­dus­tries & Com­merce), Govern­ment of Ker­ala along with K. A. Shen­bakara­jan, Pres­i­dent, Cham­bre De Com­merce, Puducherry; Savio Mathew, Head, FICCI Ker­ala State Coun­cil and Ruban Hob­day, Head, FICCI Tamil Nadu State Coun­cil.

A short film pro­mot­ing Vya­par 2017 was screened show­cas­ing the strong SME man­u­fac­tur­ing base of Ker­ala state. The se­lected SME sec­tors in­cluded food pro­cess­ing, hand­loom tex­tiles & gar­ments, rub­ber, coir prod­ucts, ayurveda & herbal, elec­tri­cal & elec­tron­ics and tra­di­tional sec­tors such as hand­i­crafts, bam­boo.

A to­tal of 331 reg­is­tra­tions were re­ceived for par­tic­i­pa­tion in Vya­par. Also ex­hi­bi­tion stalls were pro­vided to the sup­port­ing or­gan­i­sa­tions like Direc­torate of In­dus­tries & Com­merce, Direc­torate of Hand­looms & Tex­tiles, Ker­ala State In­dus­trial Devel­op­ment Cor­po­ra­tion (KSIDC), Ker­ala In­dus­trial In­fra­struc­ture Devel­op­ment Cor­po­ra­tion (KINFRA) and State Govern­ment de­part­ments like agri­cul­ture and tourism.

The mem­bers from various In­dus­trial As­so­ci­a­tions and Cham­bers of Com­merce from Puducherry par­tic­i­pated in the Pro­mo­tional Meet on Vya­par 2017.

L to R: K. A. Shen­bakara­jan, Pres­i­dent, Cham­bre De Com­merce, Puducherry; Ruban Hob­day, Head – FICCI Tamil Nadu State Coun­cil; P.M. Fran­cis, Di­rec­tor (In­dus­tries & Com­merce), Gov­ern­ment of Ker­ala and Savio Mathew, Head, FICCI Ker­ala State Coun­cil, along...

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