Government of India, Ministry of Textiles, Regional Office of the Textile Commissioner, Navi Mumbai has organised Summing up of 100 days Outreach Programme on creating synergy for MSMEs in Textile Sector on 9.2.2019 at Hotel Regent Garden, Bhiwandi, Dist. Thane.  The even was inaugurated by ShriKapilMoreshwarPatil, Hon’ble Member of Parliament. The other diginitaries includes, Shri S.P. Verma, Director and Officer-in-Charge, Regional Office of the Textile Commissioner, Navi Mumbai, ShriSivakumar S, Deputy Director, R.O Txc, Navi Mumbai, Shri J.N. Bharati, Lead District Manger, Bank of Maharashtra, ShriSagarGoha, Assistant General Manager, Indian Bank, ShriPurushotam K Vanga, Ex-Chairman, PDEXCIL Mumbai, Shir M.Y. Momin, Secretary, BhiwandiPowerloom Association, ShriVinod V. Chotani, Shri V.D. Choubey, Deputy Director &delegates from Powerloom Industry of Thane District attended the said event.

Shri S.P. Verma, Director and Officer-in-Charge in his address informed that the Hon’ble Prime Minister has launched the Historic support and outreach programme on 2.11.2018 for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)Sector. The five key aspects i.eaccess to credit, access to market, technology upgradation, ease of doing business and sense for security for employees are  for facilitating the MSME sector. Ministry of Textiles, Office of the Textile Commissioner has selected 8 districts through out India for MSME campaign, out of which Thane Districts is one of the selected District. The said even is organised “SHOWCASING INITATIVES AND ACHIEVEMENTS-100 DAYS MSME CAMPAIGN SUPPORT AND OUTREACH IN TEXTILE INDUSTRY OF Thane District”. Under the said programme Group meeting, three Seminars and Awareness programme was organised . Buyer Seller Meet (B2B)- an exhibition of Powerloom Products was conducted at Bhiwandi for 3 days to promote the market and expand their business. There were 26 exhibitors and around 400 traders and buyers visited the meet. 109 weavers enrolled under social security scheme of Group Insurance. 64 Entrepreneurs of MSME made use of Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme and availed benefit of aRs. 7.13 Crore. Further 13 new applications attracting an total investment of Rs.49 crores is under process. 11 New applications under Mudra loan has been received for availing 1.1 crore of term loan.He briefed the comprehensive scheme for powerloom sector development in Powertex India scheme and informed scheme wise achievements made during 100 days by Regional Office of the Textile Commissioner, Navi Mumbai. He appealed all the participants to avail benefits of the Powertex India schemes for the Textile Sector.

ShriKapilMoreshwarPatil, Hon’ble Member of Parliament inaugurated the programme and released Booklet on 100 days Outreach Programme on Creating Synergy for MSMEs in Textile Sector of Thane Dist. In his addressed appreciated works and efforts taken by Regional Office of the Textile Commissioner, Navi Mumbai for effective implementation of Schemes for decentralized powerloom sector in Thane District. He appealed to the entrepreneurs to avail the benefits of Government of India Schemes which are elaborated in the Booklet published in the programme. He specifically urged to make the use of Yarn Bank Scheme, Solar Energy Scheme for Powerloom and Group Insurance Schemes.  He requested the Lead Bank to simplify the process of granting loan under PradhanMantri Mudra Yojana and Stand up India Schemes and take a drive throughout the District for awareness of these schemes. He also requested banks to open facilitation centre in Bhiwandi area to give the benefits under the schemes. He requested the entrepreneurs to enrol their workers under unorganised worker welfare scheme which was announced recently.  He requested the entrepreneurs to produce quality fabrics so that Bhiwandi can be brought in the export market.

Shri J.N. Bharati, Lead District Manager, Bank Of Maharashtra, Thane explained the procedure of availing loan under 59 minute loan portal and other schmes like Mudra Yojana, Standup India, Atal pension Yojana and Jandhanyojana etc. He informed that during the 100 days campaign period 970 persons availed the benefit from the 59 minutes loan portal out of which 430 persons received disbursement.

During the event  specialized products manufactured in Thane Dist Cluster were displayed.

The inaugural session was followed by Panel discussion on Access to Credit, Access to Domestic and international Markets through networking, Technology upgradation, Ease of doing business and social security.