MSME Manthan

An annual Multi Day Multi Session Event where various issues concerning MSMEs in India are discussed and debated. MSME Manthan provides a platform where people having expertise, experience and authority in any of the subjects pertaining to MSMEs come together and address their experiences, thoughts and ideas to audience comprising of MSME representatives. This event has multiple sessions differentiated and designed on sector based themes like Engineering, Food Processing, Chemicals etc or subject based themes like Credit flow to MSMEs, Innovation and Technology up-gradation, Skill Development, Vendor Development of PSUs etc.


The 1st MSME Manthan was held on 15th January to 17th January, 2016 at Thane City, Maharashtra. The main focus was on Vendor Development of PSUs and B2B Meetings and it was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister of MSME, Government of India Shri Kalraj Mishra.

Session on Vendor Development of PSUs

This session was held on 16th January. PSUs like Konkan Railway, Mazgaon Dock, BIS, Bharat Petroleum, SIDBI and Indian Railways made representations on Public Procurement and vender development.

Session on ‘Innovation and MSMEs’

An Interactive session on ‘Innovation and MSMEs’ was held on 16th January, 2016. Representatives from IIT- Mumbai, GIZ, National Chemical Lab.,SIDBI participated in this session.

Session on ‘ZED and MSMEs’

An interactive session on ‘ZED & MSMEs’ was held on 17th January, 2016. Representatives of MPCB and QCI participated in this session.


The event was held on 20th to 22nd January, 2017 and inaugurated by the Director, MSME DI Mumbai. Multiple sessions were held across 3 days.

Session on ‘Vendor Development of Large Scale Industries and PSUs’ 

This session was held on 20th January. Representatives of LSIs and PSUs like L&T Ltd, Mazgaon Dock, Bharat Petroleum, Nuclear Power Corporation of India, Indian Railways, ONGC, GAIL participated in this session. This was followed by a brief session of Marketing Guidance.

Session on ‘Triple I : Investor Innovator Inventor Meet’ 

This was a full day session to bring Investors and Innovators on one platform. Presentations were conducted by SINE-IITB, L & T Ltd, IGTR, National Chemical Lab., IDEMI, SIDBI, Andhra Bank, Corporation Bank and FIEO. 


This was held during 9th December to 11th December, 2017 at Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. The event was divided in to 3 sessions across 3 days.

Session for Railways 

This was held on 9th December. Representatives of Konkan and Western Railways gave presentation on purchase policies and registration procedure. 

Session for Oil and Petroleum PSUs 

Representative from HPCL gave presentation on their procurement policy.

Session on Defence 

The General Manager of Central Ordnance Depot Mumbai provided information regarding procurement policy of COD. Dy. General Manager of Ordnance Factory Ambernath informed about tenders though e-procurement. Representatives of BEL and Mazgaon Dock Ship Builders Ltd also made a presentation on their procurement process. 

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