MSME Connect – Global Growth Forum || MSME DAY 2024

New Delhi, June 27, 2024 – The Global Trade & Technology Council of India (GTTCI) successfully organized the MSME Connect – Global Growth Forum at the prestigious National Museum of India, New Delhi, in celebration of World MSME Day 2024. The event commenced with an inspiring welcome address by Dr. Gaurav Gupta, Founder President of GTTCI, who highlighted the significant role of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the Indian economy and their immense contributions to economic growth and employment generation. Dr. Rashmi Saluja, Chairperson of GTTCI, presided over the forum and underscored the importance of fostering global partnerships and sustainable practices to bolster the growth of MSMEs.

The forum featured a highly engaging panel discussion on MSME Day 2024, covering crucial topics such as Financing Opportunities for MSMEs in International Markets, Sustainable Practices: Driving Global Partnerships, Enhancing Data Security for MSMEs, and Promoting Women Entrepreneurship in International Trade. The panel boasted an illustrious lineup of participants, including HE Mr. Ali Achoui, Ambassador of Algeria; HE Mr. H Dillum, High Commissioner of Mauritius; HE Mr. Alberto A Guani, Ambassador of Uruguay; Ms. Anastasia Mukherjee, Commercial Officer at the Embassy of the United States of America; Mr. Thabang Kholumo, Counsellor at the High Commission of Lesotho; Mr. Rakesh Kumar, Chief Mentor in the role of Director General at the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts and Chairman of India Exposition Mart Ltd.; Mr. Bui Trung Thuong, Head of Trade Office, Vietnam; Mr. Ernest Nana Adjei, Minister-Counsellor, Political and Economic at the Ghana High Commission; Mr. Rakesh Asthana, Chief Advisor of GTTCI, Group Head (Corporate Affairs) & Business Advisor at Religare Group; Dr. D K Aggarwal, CMD of SMC Capital Ltd. and Former President of PHD Chamber of Commerce; Dr. Pawan Kansal, CMD of Jagdamba Cutlery Ltd.; Ms. Neha Nagar, NDTV Finfluencer of the Year; Mr. Ujjawal Pahwa, Renowned Finance Influencer; Mr. Sujeet Kumar, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha; Amb Amarendra Khatua, Former IFS and Advisor at GTTCI; Dr. Anil Gupta, Member of the Pollution Control Board; Ms. Sehr Taneja, Program Manager at G20 Empower Tech Equity; Mr. Ravindra Kumar Srivastava, Central PSUs Arbitrator; and Mr. Rajnish Goenka, Founder of MSME Development Forum.

The event was graced by the presence of Chief Guests Shri Harsh Malhotra, Hon’ble Minister of State for the Ministry of Corporate Affairs & Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Shri Bhagirath Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of State for the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmer’s Welfare, and Mr. CP Joshi Ji, Hon’ble Member of Parliament and State President of BJP Rajasthan. Special Guests included Mr. Dhiraj Dhar Gupta, Director of Joyson Safety Systems, Mrs. Pooja Kapil Mishra, National Vice President of BJP Mahila Morcha, and Mr. Navratan Aggarwal, Director of Bikanervala.

The event also saw participation from diplomats representing the embassies of Botswana, Chad Republic, Guinea, Palestine, and Somalia, further underscoring the global significance of the forum.

Dr. Simran Ahuja, Former Miss India and Star Anchor, served as the emcee for the event, adding an extra touch of elegance to the proceedings. The forum expressed heartfelt gratitude to its support partners: India Exposition Mart Limited, EPCH, Bikanervala, Religare, Jagdamba Cutlery Ltd., SAHAYAK BUSINESS CLUB, Karo Sambhav, Millennial India International Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture, Entrepreneurs Media, IBSEA, MS Talks, Social Umbrella Foundation, Startifly Consultant, Womennovator, WSCC, Prime Communication Media, ICMEI, Ol That Jazz, and SMEBIZZ.

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