Policy Roundtable on Fostering MSMEs and Jobs: Policy Lessons from Experiences of Select Sectors and Clusters


CUTS International and ISID organized a Policy Roundtable on “Fostering MSMEs and Jobs: Policy Lessons from Experience of Select Sectors and Clusters” on December 13, 2023. The roundtable began with welcome and opening remarks by Mr Pradeep S Mehta, Secretary General, CUTS International, and Prof Nagesh Kumar, Director, ISID. The roundtable was addressed by Shri Amar Patnaik, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, as the chief guest. This was followed by presentations by Mr Navneet Sharma, Director General, CUTS Institute for Regulation and Competition, and Dr Satyaki Roy, Associate Professor, ISID. The distinguished panelists included Ms Aruna Sharma, former Secretary, Government of India; Mr Gopal Krishna Agarwal, National Spokesperson, Bhartiya Janta Party; Mr Ram Mohan Mishra, Chairman, Meghalaya Investment Promotion Board, and former Secretary and Development Commissioner, Small Scale Industries, Government of India; and Mr Anil Bhardwaj, Secretary General, Federation of Indian Micro and Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME).


Tentative Programme