Published On : Wed, Jan 31st, 2018

Informative talk held on “Opportunities for MSME in GeM (Govt E-Market Place) and Udyami Mitra”, at VIA

Nagpur: VIA Lady Entrepreneurs’ Wing conducted a informative talk on “Opportunities for MSME in GeM (Govt E-Market Place) and Udyami Mitra”,that is government E market places in association with MSME, DIC and SIDBI.

Shachi Malik,chairperson VIA LEW welcome the guests and in her welcome address stressed on E commerce and how it has become very important to be a techno savvy in this changed market trends.

Miss Priyanka Shende Assistant Manager ,SIDBI , who gave a presentation on “UDYAMIMITRA” portal. ( She informed the four steps to register in the portal and urges all to register for any type of Loan requirement for the upcoming or existing enterprise. The registration is very easy and free of cost. She informed about types of loans as “Stand up India” and “Mudra” which can be availed through Udyami mitra portal. This portal provides one to log loan application online which is a very easy procedure, This way one can track the application at every stage for its status at the respective bank which is not possible when we submit a hard copy..If the application is rejected the bank has to present a solid concrete reason for rejecting. The main and important purpose of this portal to enable you to fit your loan requirement in proper scheme.

This was followed by another interesting session by Kishore Irpate Assistant Director MSME,Mechanical gave a presentation on various schemes of the Govt for the promotion and development of Micro,small and Medium enterprises He informed about the various training programs which are conducted by MSME to give guidance to the people through EDP Entrepreneurship development Programme. MSME also started to give Marketing Assistance. He informed about the schemes and subsidies for women enterprenuers for the Domestic and International Trade fairs.

G.O.Bharati, General Manager of District Industries Centre, DIC, Nagpur enlightened about the Govt E market place, an online portal for sales and purchases of goods.”The Government has made it mandatory for all the industries to source goods and services from its E market place and GeM is aimed at streamlining Govt Procurement,” said Bharati. This Govt E market place portal is very useful as the buyer and seller connects directly. Its very transparent without human interaction and payment is very secured. He also informed the gathering about the steps for registering in this portal.

Pradeep Kumar Nath, Deputy General Manager, SIDBI Nagpur was also present on the occasion.

The proceedings were conducted by Reeta Lanjewar, Secretary VIALEW. The Program was attended by Anita Rao Past Pesident, VIALEW, Vandana Sharma IPP VIA LEW, Poonam Lala Vice President, LEW , Indu Kshirsagar Treasurer, LEW and Asit Sinha –EC Member ,VIA Vote of Thanks was proposed by Reeta Lanjewar secretary VIALEW. The programme was well attended by Women Enterprenuers, Young Enterprenuers Students, Housewives and was beneficial to all budding enterprenuers also. Says a press note issued by Shachi Malik Chairperson, LEW.