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MEDC-MSME Conference 2022 Tuesday, 23 August 2022

October 31, 2022

MEDC to host One-day ‘MEDC-MSME Conference 2022’

23rd August 2022 | at B.N. Vaidya Hall, IES School, Dadar (E), Mumba

Maharashtra Economic Development Council (MEDC), Mumbai has organized the  ‘MEDC-MSME Conference 2022' event on Tuesday, 23 August 2022, at B.N. Vaidya Hall, IES School, Dadar (E), Mumbai. Minister of MSME, Govt. of India,  Hon. Narayan Rane, Industries Minister Maharashtra  Hon. Uday Samant will be the chief guest for the Annual Flagship event of MEDC. 

MEDC, an Economic Think-Tank for Business and Industry as well as for the State Government of Maharashtra is organizing this special conference for the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise sector for the last fifteen years. This year's conference has focused on the topics such as ‘MSME Internationalization’, ‘Women Entrepreneurship, Financial Assistance for MSME, and ‘Role of Skilling, Incubator, and Clusters in MSME Sector. There will be seminars on these important topics apart from the information on various government schemes for MSMEs, financing for MSMEs, and success stories in MSMEs that have been included in this year’s conference. Consulate Generals of Australia, and Japan will be attending the conference. The detailed agenda for the conference is as follows: 

Inaugural Session: Speakers: Shri Narayan Rane – Hon’ble Minister of MSME – GoI, Mr. Peter Truswell – Consulate General of Australia, Dr. P. Anbalagan – CEO (MIDC), Shri Prashant Parlewar - Director of MSME, Mr. Deepak Karandikar – Managing Director – Praditi Press Parts Private Limited, and Shri Ravindra Boratkar – President - MEDC

 Session 1: Internationalization of MSME Session Moderator - Cdr. Dipak Naik, Chairman (NERIL)

Speakers: Dr. Monica Kennedy – Consulate General Australia, Mr. Yasukata Fukahori – Consulate General of Japan, Mr. Poul V. Jensen – MD, EBTC Export Promotion Supporting Organizations Mr. Rajat Shrivastava – Dr. Ajay Sahai – Director General (FIEO)

Session 2:  Finances for MSME Sector & Business Opportunities Session Moderator – Mr. Deepak Ghaisas, Chairman, Gencoval Strategic Services

Speakers: Mr. Rajesh Saboo – Chief Concept & Partnerships Cornerstone Auxiliary Services, Mr. Mohan Tanksale – Former CEO of Indian Banks Association, Mrs. Ashwini Bhide – MD Mumbai Metro Railway, Mr. Shankat Jadhav – MD Bombay Stock Exchange

Session 3: Women Entrepreneurship & Opportunities Session Moderator - Mrs. Meenal Mohadikar, Vice President, MEDC

Speakers: Ms. Preeta Verma – CEO (KVIC) Schemes and Projects Success Story Mrs. Mohini Kelkar – Director, Grind Masters Machines Mrs. Sujata Soparkar – President, TSSIA Mrs. Manisha Dhatrak – MD, Varun Agro · 

Session 4: Skilling, Innovation & Micro Entrepreneurship Session Moderator - Mr. Ashish Garde, Regional Director MEDC & Director MAGIC

Speakers: Skill Development Department Mr. Suresh Todkar – Deogiri Electronics Cluster Mr. Uday Wankawala – CEO, Atal Incubation Centre Mr. Pradeep Peshkar - Advisor to Ministry of MSME

Valedictory Session:

Speakers: Shri. Uday Samant – Hon’ble Minister of Industries – GoM, Shri K.G. Dekate – Jt. Director – Industries, Mr. Adarsh Sharma – Managing Director - Primus Partners, Shri. Ravindra Boratkar – President - MEDC, Mrs. Meenal Mohadikar – Vice President - MEDC, Mr. Anil Gachke – Committee Chairman (MSME & Cooperative Banking), and Mr. Ashish Garde–Regional Director (Aurangabad)

The Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector form the backbone of the Indian economy. Its significance needs to be understood & respected. It is the engine of growth for many developed and developing economies. The sector has employed millions of people in India and it is the biggest employer at the national level after the agricultural sector. Keeping all these factors in mind, the MSME Conference is one of the most important events organized by the MEDC, wherein MEDC brings together the policy creators (Government Officials and Ministers), Capital Facilitators (Banks and Institutions), and Technology Innovators in the field of MSMEs. The Conference aims to update the awareness of participants regarding changing market needs, technological alterations, and innovations and initiatives for the benefit of the MSME sector of the country Representatives of the Ministry of MSME will attend this year's conference MSME, Government of India, Maharashtra State Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC), Department of Industries Government of Maharashtra, Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO), Engineering Export Promotion Council of India (EEPC), Mumbai Metro Corporation, Consuls of various countries, European Business and Technology Center (EBTC), Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Devgiri Electronics Cluster - Aurangabad, Defense Cluster - Nashik, Atal Incubation Center, and Bombay Stock Exchange. The representatives will participate and guide various topics related to MSME Sector. MAGIC, Aurangabad, and Aamhi Udyogini will be the outreach partner of the conference.

To register for MEDC-MSME Conference 2022, visit:

For further information, please contact Mr. Yogesh Tawde, Incubation Manager – MAGIC, M +91-89833 77444 or E