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Jamshedpur, Dec. 29 : India is always being home for handicraft and metal craft items. With saturating domestic market, the artisans and young entrepreneurs need to explore international market. With this thought, CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur under the aegis of CSIR-Integrated Skill Training Initiative, in collaboration with MSME-Development Institute, Ranchi organized five days Management Development Programme on “Export Marketing of Metal Craft” from 16th December 2019 to 20th December 2019 to create awareness among the people about several technologies benefiting metal industry and also intends to mentor entrepreneurs who would like to work in the field of metal crafts. The Valedictory function of this five days Programme was held on 27th December 2019 at CSIR-NML.
Dr. Soumitro Tarafder, Acting Director & Advisor Management CSIR-NML, Jamshedpur addressed the participants and congratulated them for successfully completing the five days Management Development Programme. He mentioned that this training programme targeted for generation of employment and development of economy of our country. He emphasised on organising more similar training programme in order to reach out more people to achieve this target.
Dr. Mita Tarafder, Head of Research Planning & Business Development (RPBD) Division mentioned that young entrepreneurs can interact with the concerned scientist for the technologies or the procedure of their resource. She told that the motive of the training was to encourage entrepreneurs to export metal crafts as well as other products and utilizing CSIR-NML technologies for that.
. P. K. Gupta, Director and . Sudip Paul, Assistant Director, MSME-DI, (Ranchi),the partner organization were also present in the programme. They discussed about the procedures of exporting quality products. It was mentioned that this training is a capsule programme for these entrepreneurs for the business startup & was firstly organized in Jharkhand by MSME-DI. The agenda behind this collaboration with CSIR-NML was to know more about the new technologies developed so far which would help them to export good quality of products.
Baidyanath Mandi Vice President and . Basant Tirkey, General Secretary of Tribal Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TICCI), Eastern Region Jamshedpur were the guest of honor of this programme. They congratulated the participants for completing the training program. They expressed their gratitude to NML and the MSME – DI, Ranchi for organizing such training program. Around twenty-nine participants from, TICCI Jamshedpur, participated in the programme.
K. Sudhakara Rao, Technical Officer, RPBD Division concluded the function by offering vote of thanks. He thanked the participants for successfully completing the training program and also expressed his appreciation to all the members of the organizing team for their untiring effort in making the programme a success.