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NSIC and CSC signs MoU to boost MSME sector in villages

As per news reports, the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) has signed an MoU with Common Service Centres (CSC) E-Governance Services India. The MoU has been signed with the aim to enhance new offerings for the MSME sector by synergizing each other’s competence.

The MoU was signed by Ram Mohan Mishra, AS and DC, MSME, and CMD, NSIC, and Dinesh Kumar Tyagi, CEO, CSC e-Governance Services India Limited. Ram Mohan Mishra quoted, ‘MoU will have special focus on providing services to village level entrepreneurs (VLEs) and would lead to exponential growth of village entrepreneurs in the country. The MoU will also enable CSCs to utilise a range of NSIC offerings through the NSIC portal,’ he added.

Another official, Dinesh Kumar Tyagi added that the CSC will facilitate VLEs and MSMEs through digital empowerment in accessing NSIC’s integrated support services encompassing marketing, finance, technology, and other offerings.

In fact, earlier this year, NSIC signed an MoU with the MSME Ministry for 2019-20 in the presence of Ram Mohan Mishra and MSME Secretary Arun Kumar Panda. With this, NSIC eyed a 22 percent increase in revenue to Rs 3,100 crore in 2019-20 from Rs 2,540 crore in 2018-19.