Government invites stakeholder’s suggestion on National Technology Mission for MSMEs
Parul January 9, 2020
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As per news reports, the government has sought comments from stakeholders on the proposed National Technology Mission. The technology mission aims to upgrade micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and ease the access to technology.
It is reported that a UK Sinha-led RBI expert committee on MSMEs has recommended that a technology mission should be launched by the MSME ministry for convergence of the efforts of various stakeholders for technology upgradation by the sector. RBI had announced setting up the expert committee at the December 2018 monetary policy announcement.
With the recommendation, the ministry has prepared a draft discussion paper on ‘Promoting Technology Adoption by MSMEs – Mission Document’ and has requested all stakeholders to give their comments or views by January 25.