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SMALL & MEDIUM BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CHAMBER OF INDIA

Empowering SMEs for Global Competitiveness

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PREAMBLE
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play a vital role for the growth of Indian economy by contributing 45% of industrial output, 40% of exports, employing 60 million people, create 1.3 million jobs every year and produce more than 8000 quality products for the Indian and international markets. SMEs Contribution towards GDP in 2009 was 17% which is expected to increase to 22% by 2012. There are 26.1 million MSME Units in India and 12 million persons are expected to join the workforce in the next 3 years. SMEs are the fountain head of several innovations in manufacturing and service sectors, the major link in the supply chain to corporate and the PSUs. By promoting SMEs, the rural areas of India will be developed. SMEs are now exposed to greater opportunities than ever for expansion and diversification across the sectors. Indian market is growing rapidly and Indian entrepreneurs are making remarkable progress in various Industries like Manufacturing, Precision Engineering Design, Food Processing, Pharmaceutical, Textile & Garments, Retail, IT and ITES, Agro and Service sector.

CHALLENGES TO SME SECTOR


Despite its commendable contribution to the Nation's economy, SME Sector does not get the required support from the concerned Government Departments, Banks, Financial Institutions and Corporate, which is a handicap in becoming more competitive in the National and International Markets. SMEs faces a number of problems - absence of adequate and timely banking finance, limited capital and knowledge, non-availability of suitable technology, low production capacity, ineffective marketing strategy, identification of new markets, constraints on modernisation & expansions, non availability of highly skilled labour at affordable cost, follow up with various government agencies to resolve problems etc.

ABOUT THE CHAMBER


SMALL & MEDIUM BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CHAMBER OF INDIA (SME CHAMBER OF INDIA) puts efforts for the development and growth of SMEs by organising various activities to accomplish its objectives. The Chamber provides information and guidance to new and existing entrepreneurs in effectively managing and growing their business. The Chamber has developed key strategies to promote and support the SME sector. The Chamber also gives importance to and encourage SMEs to adopt innovative ideas and concepts for the promotion of their business. The Chamber organises many Seminars, Conferences, Workshops and Training Programs and other trade promotional activities to educate & create awareness amongst the SMEs.

ACTIVITIES
Capacity Building and Connectivity Enhancement Industrial Development & Technology Upgradation Contract Manufacturing Tie-ups & Collaborations Channelise Bank Finance and PE / VC Marketing Strategy and Investment Promotion Business Development & Export Promotion Technology Transfer and Joint Ventures Interaction with Officials and Eminent Personalities Training and Education Recognition and Appreciation Awards

Become our member to enhance your business activities and exports

ASSISTANCE & SUPPORT SERVICES


Domestic Trade and Export Business Development Source and Import quality products, machinery, equipments and hi-tech products Business Matchmaking, Buyer-Seller Meet, Arrange Delegations and Missions Listing in SME Exchange Entrepreneurship Development Promotion, Branding, Design, Development and Launch of products and services Quality improvements to meet global standards Market Survey and Research on various products and services Preparation of project reports and financial documents Set up new manufacturing units in India and abroad Assistance and support for revival of sick units Resolve Problems & Issues Human Resource Development and Financial Advisory Services Indian products and services permanent display centres in various countries Liaison with Government Departments & Agencies, Overseas Organisations Arrange study tours & visits to factories / industrial plants / trade fairs / exhibitions in India and abroad Assistance to represent and participate in international exhibitions, trade fairs and conferences

ASSISTANCE & SUPPORT SERVICES FOR OVERSEAS SMEs & COMPANIES


Identifying business partners, associates, buyers and importers in India Business and Investment opportunities in India Technology Transfer, Joint Ventures, Collaborations and Investments opportunities in India Introduce and launch latest products & services and appointment of buying and selling agents in India Assistance to identify contract manufacturers in India Buyer-Seller Meets and Business Matchmaking with Indian companies Market Development, Survey and Research on various products and services Information on import / export opportunities Sourcing of quality raw materials and finished products from Indian SMEs Liaison with Central and provincial government authorities in all matters concerning SMEs Setting up manufacturing units and service activities in India

Note: The members will be entitled to avail of the above services at concessional charges. The charges for above services will be depending upon the nature of the assignment and requirements. SME Chamber of India reserves the right to accept or reject any assignment.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING


SMEs put strenuous efforts for developing their business and economic growth of the Nation. Many SMEs are not aware about various developments and changes in international and domestic trade, incentives and schemes of Government, market development, banking and finance, laws, direct and indirect taxes, H.R. Management, TQM, Six Sigma, quality assurance, productivity, logistics and supply chain management and other related areas. The Chamber has initiated SME Training Institute of India to organise various training programs and International level promotional activities, Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Study Tours, Research, Survey and Interactive meetings for the enhancement of knowledge through educational activities for the growth of their business. The topics would include export procedures & documentation, formalities for technology transfer & upgradation, innovation, good governance, venture capital and private equity, contract manufacturing, international collaborations and other relevant subjects.

Participate in our activities for networking and to enhance contacts & knowledge

SME & ENTREPRENEURSHIP EXCELLENCE & APPRECIATION AWARDS


The Chamber recognises successful entrepreneurs by conferring National & International Level SME and Entrepreneurship Excellence Awards for their outstanding achievements in the fields of Manufacturing, Services, International Trade, Finance, Agro & Food Processing, IT and IT Enabled Services, Telecommunication, Research, Technology Development and other sectors. The Chamber also appreciates and recognises the efforts put in by Banks, Corporate, MNCs, Government Departments and other institutions for their exceptional contribution towards the growth of SME sector.

ALLIANCES AND CO-OPERATIONS


SME Chamber of India Invites National and International Level Chambers of Commerce, Trade Promotion Organisations, Industry and Trade Associations, Investment Boards, SEZ / FTZ / Industrial Parks, Government Departments and Agencies, Financial Institutions, Exhibition and Trade Fair organisers for partnership and cooperation by signing Memorandum of Understandings, Contracts and Agreements for mutual benefits.

OUR INITIATIVES
Indian Young Entrepreneurs Forum Indian SME Knowledge Forum SME Training Institute of India SME Technology Development Council SME Research & Development Institute CFO and Financial Advisory Council for SMEs

BI-LATERAL TRADE PROMOTION DIVISIONS


India China Business Development Forum India GCC SME Development Council India Turkey SME Development Council India Sweden SME Development Council India Zambia SME Development Council India Malaysia SME Development Council India Mauritius SME Development Council India Bulgaria SME Development Council India Malta SME Development Council India Latvia SME Development Council

SME Connect - Publication and Website


SME Grievance Forum SME Business Club Indian Products & Services Display Centre , China

CHANDRAKANT SALUNKHE - PRESIDENT

SMALL & MEDIUM BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CHAMBER OF INDIA


Registered & Correspondence Office 101, Murlidhar Baldev Industrial Estate, Near Vikas Estate, Off Aarey Road, Goregaon (E), Mumbai:- 400 063. INDIA. Central Office 3 & 4, Upper Gr. Flr., Samruddhi Venture Park, Marol MIDC, Near Hotel Tunga Paradise, Andheri (E), Mumbai:- 400 093.

Tel: +91 - 22 - 6677 0218 / 6667 4444 / 6150 9800 | Fax: +91 - 22 - 2874 354 Email: smechamberofindia@vsnl.net | smechamber@vsnl.net | Website: www.smechamberofindia.com
Regional Offices: Delhi, Ahmedabad, Pune, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Chennai, Goa, Coimbatore, Jaipur Representative Office: USA, UK, France, Bulgaria, Turkey, China, Malaysia, Mauritius, South Korea, Thailand, South Africa, Dubai, Bahrain, Zambia, Singapore The Chamber is a Private Organisation and Registered Under Section 25 of The Indian Companies Act, 1956.