Major Projects

Training & Capacity Building

Award for Responsible Indian BMOs: 2015

It is widely recognized that Industry Associations and Chambers of Commerce, also known as Business Member Organizations (BMOs) are the most trusted ally of the estimated 50 million MSMEs. The purpose of the Awards was to enthuse BMOs to promote “Zero Effect Zero Defect” production and further promoting this concept among MSMEs through them. The event was inaugurated by Shri Madhav Lal, former secretary, Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India. A compendium of cas ....

International Conference on Changing Paradigms of Cluster Development: Learning from Global Experiences

International Conference on ‘Changing Paradigms of Cluster development’ was organized by FMC in collaboration with UNIDO, CII and TCI network with an objective to share international experiences and provide insights for designing cluster focused policies. The two-day conference witnessed around 210 participants from more than 100 institutions and 24 countries. The participants comprised of policy makers, eminent academicians, cluster practitioners, researchers and independent consultants fro ....

BMO Capacity Building

Capacitated 25 BMOs through development of action plan and linked them with atleast one government scheme and introduced an income generating activity. ....

Training program of CDAs in Myanmaar

A five day training program was organized in Myanmar by Dr Tamal Sarkar to train CDAs. Around 35 persons participated. Around 40 per cent were female participants, which is very rare.24 clusters were identified like rice mill, weaving/textiles, rubber, noodles and metal. ....

Exposure of Financial Experts from IPDC Bangladesh

The broad objective of the exposure visit was to provide Bangladesh bankers a firsthand experience on financial products and services availed to MSMEs by the Indian financial institutions (FIs) and other organizations and the experience of working in Public Private Partnerships (PPP). It is expected that these outcomes will help the representatives of the Ethiopian FIs in their efforts to initiate, develop and promote new financial products and services for the MSME sector so that access to fina ....

Study Tour to Chennai Footwear Cluster for Iranian Delegation

Indian Leather Industry Foundation (ILIFO) was engaged by FMC for organizing the exposure visit of Iran delegation to Chennai (Tamil Nadu) footwear cluster from 23 to 27 September 2013. The group consisted of ten delegates from Iran, one from Afghanistan and two delegates from UNIDO, Vienna. Four of them were project staff including Mr. Adnan Seric (Project Manager – UNIDO), Mr. Nima Bahramalian (Consultant UNIDO) and two CDAs from Mashhad (Iran) and Herat (Afghanistan). There were three ....

Technical Support in Training, Monitoring & Evaluation and Preparation of Strategic Action Plans for ‘SFURTI

To provide technical support for a cluster development initiative to rejuvenate traditional industries in the area of training, preparation of strategic action plans and development of monitoring/evaluation framework. ....

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