Productivity & Competitiveness

Monitor, Evaluate and Provide Strategic Direction to SIDBI for implementing Business Development Services project in 19 clusters

What is the Project About

Monitor Evaluate-Inside PhotoThe project aimed to Establish a mechanism for regular monitoring / feedback and strategic input on the activities of BDS facilitator agencies in respective clusters and commissioning strategic inputs for BDS interventions in the clusters.

Project Overview
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Cluster Covered:
Ahmedabad Dyes & Chemicals, Chennai Leather,Alappuzha Coir Floor Covering, Bhadohi Floor Covering, Coimbatore Engineering, Dehradun Pharma,Ganjam  Fruit and Vegetable Processing,  Hyderabad Pharma,  Indore Pharma, Kanpur Leather,  Kolkata Leather, Ludhiana Knitwear, Mohali-Panchkula-Chandigarh Engineering, Panipat Floor Covering, Pune Fruit and Vegetable Processing,  Rajkot Engineering, Rourkela Engineering,  Shantiniketan Leather goods, Tirupur Knitwear
Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
  • Provided assistance to undertake diagnostic study and benchmarking of technologies in 19 clusters.
  • 453 BDSPs introduced in 19 clusters enabling the cluster enterprises to utilize technical and non-technical services in the areas of skill development, technology up-gradation, energy reduction, adoption of standards, productivity, market development, enabling financing etc.
  • Skill development of 3000 existing workers and 2500 un-employed youths in clusters.
  • 450 firms in 19 clusters linked with large houses/bigger marketing chains.
  •  Energy audit enabled 225 enterprises to reduce energy consumption by 15%
  • 120 firms provided financial linkages leading to availing of credit worth Rs 16.25 crores by enterprises in the clusters