The Tirupur Master Printers’ Association is going to host the distribution ceremony for the ‘Grant-in-Aid’ received from the Government of India, Ministry of MSME. The All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP) will distribute an amount of Rs. 8,00,000 to the delegates who visited, All in Print China during November 14-17, 2014 under the banner of AIFMP.
Dev Nair, president, AIFMP said, “AIFMP is extremely grateful to the Ministry of MSME for the various support schemes and programmes instituted for the promotion of the MSME sector in India. The role played by this esteemed ministry for the development of Rural Entrepreneurship and Agro Industries through the State Governments and its organisations is truly applaudable. We are also grateful to the ministry for supporting the cause of promotion, development and enrichment of the Indian printing industry through various schemes and initiatives”
Speaking on the occasion Kamal Chopra, chairman international relations, AIFMP said, “The distribution ceremony will be organised at Tirupur. In total, 48 delegates are going to receive the grant out of these 15 are from South India and it is therefore the first distribution ceremony is being hosted at Tirupur. Later we will approach the affiliate associations of other region to host the distribution ceremony for the delegations of their regions.” Cost of the air-ticket is reimbursed by the Ministry of MSME under international cooperation scheme to the delegates for visiting the international exhibitions. “Under this scheme, the entrepreneurs are encouraged to visit overseas exhibitions to learn and understand the latest developments, to increase quality production to withstand the increasing global competition,” Chopra added.
Speaking on the occasion, Anand Limaye, HGS said, “It is for the first time ever in the history of AIFMP that cost of air-ticket is being reimbursed to the delegates.” “It is interesting to note that only 22 days back we have distributed Rs. 15,00,000/- to the delegates who visited Australia and China. I am thankful to the ministry for such encouraging support schemes,” Limaye added.