Entrepreneurs should be genuine borrowers: Nath

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 31 Jan 2018 10:14:11


Business Bureau,

DICCI Vidarbha Chapter in association with SIDBI organised a one-day ‘Stand Up India Clinic’ and ‘Business Guidance Programme’ for the budding entrepreneurs of the region.
At the outset floral tributes were paid to the national icons- Mahatma Jyotirao Phuley, Chhattrapati Shahu Maharaj and Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar by the dignitaries-- P K Nath, General Manager of SIDBI, Nagpur, Shriram Bande, Trainer for MUDRA Scheme, Anil Moon, Branch Manager of Bank of Baroda, Nishchay Shelke, President of DICCI Western India, Gopal Wasnik, President of DICCI Vidarbha Chapter, Winnie Meshram, President of Ladies Wing, DICCI Vidarbha Chapter.

Shriram Bande, Trainer for MUDRA scheme guided the participants about the importance of training before entering any business.
P K Nath said that SIDBI want good and genuine borrowers. “SIDBI is facing difficulty in finding genuine cases,” he said. He advised participants to set up their enterprises.
He also explained the process how to apply for loans is fully on-line which is being closely monitored by PMO as well as Finance Ministry. He said, “Stand Up India scheme is only for SC/ST and women entrepreneurs.”

Anil Moon said that the banks had various products and good cases would be entertained anytime. Nishchay Shelke said that it was of Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DICCI) which had joined hands with Government in framing policies like 4% Procurement Policy where it had been made mandatory for the public sector undertakings (PSUs) to procure 4 per cent from SC/ST entrepreneurs. “Stand Up India scheme is also the result of DICCI’s suggestion to the Central Government. He assured all the participants complete support in setting up their respective enterprises.Winnie Meshram encouraged women participants to go for fulfilling their dreams by setting up their ventures.

Gopal Wasnik said, “DICCI is helping borrowers in preparing project reports. How to approach banks and submit their cases.” Since inception, DICCI was creating awareness about the schemes launched by the Government. “We are trying our level best to see how the end users are benefitted,” he added.

The programme was compered by Kranti Gedam, Vice-President of Ladies Wing, DICCI Vidarbha Chapter and vote of thanks was proposed by Pradeep Meshram.
Also present were Rajesh Dawande, Rupraj Gauri, Vijay Somkuwar, Chandu Patil, Pradip Meshram, Gautam Sontakke and Mangesh Dongarwar.