NCL launches vendor development program in collaboration with MSME, Rewa

This program, which is being organized at Officers Club, Singrauli from Friday, will be organized till 15-16 March.

NCL launches vendor development program in collaboration with MSME, Rewa

New Delhi: Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL), a Miniratna company of the Government of India, organises a Vendor Development Program in collaboration with the Office of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Branch Rewa. This program was organized at Officers Club, Singrauli from 15 to 16 March. The main objective of this program was to promote micro, small and medium enterprises and to make all the vendors aware about the new procurement policy and GeM portal.

During this program, NCL CMD Shri B. was present as the chief guest. Sairam and Mr. D. D. Gajbhiye, Director in-charge of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Office, Indore were present as special guests.

 

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During this, CMD NCL Shri B. Sairam while addressing the program as the chief guest said that the concept of development of micro, small and medium enterprises is linked to the industrial progress of the country and development of these enterprises is essential to achieve the desired GDP rate. The necessary inputs for the development of heavy industries come from MSMEs only.

He also said that it is the moral responsibility of NCL to follow the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in letter and spirit. During this, he expressed confidence that NCL will continue to ensure continuous participation in the development of enterprises in its surrounding area.

Besides, the company will continue to ensure continuous advancement opportunities for women entrepreneurs of MSME category and SC/ST reserved category. At the end of his address, he described the GeM portal as transparent and customer friendly and inspired everyone to strengthen its use.

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Mr. D. D. Gajbhiye, who was present as a special guest in the program, while addressing everyone present, described micro, small and medium enterprises as the backbone of the country's economy. He also said that MSME sector contributes 28% to the total GDP of the country and is the highest employment generating sector after agriculture. Along with this, he said that MSME sector contributes 50% to the total exports of the nation. He provided information on important points of MSME Act, 2006.

On this occasion, NCL Director (Technical/Operations) Shri Jitendra Malik, Director (Technical/Project & Planning) Shri Sunil Prasad Singh, Assistant Director, MSME DFO (Rewa) Shri Christopher Minz, Assistant Director, MSME (Rewa) Shri Anil Ghosh, Business Facilitator, Shri Subodh Kant from Gem Headquarters (Delhi), General Managers from NTPC Shaktinagar and Vindhyachal, representatives of NMDC, General Managers from NCL Headquarters and regions, Heads of Departments, officers, employees and a large number of vendors were present.

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