Punjab

Town Hall Meeting for MSME Entrepreneurs in Punjab

Punjab Tribune Bureau | August 23, 2019 07:04 PM

Amritsar: FIDD, Chandigarh organized a Town Hall meeting for MSME Entrepreneurs on August 23, 2019, in Amritsar, Punjab. The meeting was chaired by Shri Anil K. Sharma, Executive Director, RBI.Smt. RachnaDikshit, Regional Director (Punjab, Haryana & UT Chandigarh), Reserve Bank of India, Chandigarh; Shri Shivdular Singh Dhillon, Deputy Commissioner, Amritsar; Shri Anil Kumar Yadav, General Manager, Reserve Bank of India; Shri J. P. S. Bindra, Chief General Manager, NABARD; Shri Rahul Priyadarshi, General Manager, SIDBI; Shri Pranay Ranjan Dwivedi, Deputy General Manager, SBI and Shri Sanjeev Kumar Dubey, Chairman, Punjab Gramin Bank and representatives of various IndustryAssociations / Trade Bodies and officials of various banks active in the region attended the meeting. 

About 200 participants from different industries in Amritsar such as Textiles, Engineering Units, Rice Mills units along with bankers and entrepreneurs attended the Town Hall meeting. In addition to this, Assistant Director, MSME – DI; a representative from Department of Industries and Commerce, Govt. of Punjab; senior bankers from Controlling offices and MSME branches of the area also attended the Town Hall Meeting.

Executive Director in his address emphasized that the purpose of the Town Hall Meeting was to create awareness about the bank schemes for lending to MSME customers and also resolve the issues between bankers and entrepreneurs by bringing them together in a common platform. He urged the banking fraternity to have an empathetic approach in dealing with the MSME borrowers and provide timely and adequate finance to these units. He advised the bankers to disseminate information regarding various MSME loan products to the entrepreneurs.

Deputy Commissioner, Amritsar has apprised about the MSME Sector in Amritsar and its contribution to employment generation. He also highlighted the cultural heritage of Amritsar and its importance in the tourism industry in Amritsar.

Gm, SIDBI has given a presentation regarding various schemes operated by SIDBI for the benefit of the MSME Sector. During the interactive session, specific queries raised by entrepreneurs were responded to by Shri Anil K. Sharma, Executive Director, RBI; Smt. RachnaDikshit, Regional Director (Punjab, Haryana & UT Chandigarh), Reserve Bank of India, Chandigarh; Shri Shivdular Singh Dhillon, Deputy Commissioner, Amritsar; Shri Anil Kumar Yadav, General Manager, Reserve Bank of India; Shri J. P. S. Bindra, Chief General Manager, NABARD; Shri Rahul Priyadarshi, General Manager, SIDBI; Shri PranayRanjanDwivedi, Deputy General Manager, SBI. Industry Associations lauded the initiatives taken by RBI in promotion of MSMEs in the country.

Bankers expressed their willingness to provide full support to the sector.

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