CII to organise MSME Procurement Summit in Chennai

CII to organise MSME Procurement Summit in Chennai

CII to organise MSME Procurement Summit in Chennai

Chennai, 23 August: Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region  is organizing  the MSME Procurem ent Summit on 26 August 2022 in Chennai with an aim to help MSMEs create business leads, understand the ne eds of the OEMs, and benefit them in planning their production and product diversification. 

The Summit will feature opportunity presentation by large scale private enterprises and PSUs addressing the au dience about the business opportunities available with them for MSMEs, the vendor registration process and ot her systems in place.  Some of the participating PSEs & Private Enterprises include L&T Construction (Infrastruc ture), Brakes India, L&T Su-Fin, Integral Coach Factory (ICF) – Chennai, Southern Railways, Heavy Vehicles Facto ry – Avadi, Tamil Nadu Newsprint & Papers Ltd and Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Ltd.

Mr Prashant Kumar Singh, CEO, Government e Marketplace and Mr V Arun Roy, Secretary to Government, MS ME Department, Government of Tamil Nadu will deliver Keynote address at the Inaugural Session. 

Other key speakers at the Inaugural Session includes; Mr M Ponnuswami, Chairman, Policy, MSME & EoDB Sub-Committee & CMD, Pon Pure Chemical India Pvt Ltd; Mr S Sudhakar, Co Chairman, Policy, MSME & EoDB Sub-C ommittee & MD, Turbo Engineers (CBE) and Mr Narendra Jha, Group General Manager (MM), Head Essentiality Cell and Corporate Inventory Management, ONGC Ltd among others.

Government e-Marketplace (GeM) is a one stop portal to facilitate onli ne procurement of common use Goods & Services required by various Government Departments / PSUs. GeM has created a revolution in public procurem ent in India and has recently crossed  50-lakh seller mark. GeM has placed significant importance to Southern Re gion aiming to onboard more number of sellers from the region.

Mr G Ramesh,  Senior General Manager -Sourcing & Logistics, Brakes India Pvt Ltd;  Mr Radheshyam Kamath, Jo int General Manager-Supply Chain Management Larsen & Toubro Limited, Mr SVR Krishnan, Executive Director (Operations), Tamil Nadu Newsprint & Papers Ltd among others would address various sessions of the Summit.