ABOUT THE EVENT:
Sponsored by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, under the International Cooperation (IC) Scheme, this eight-day conference focuses on empowering MSMEs in the State of Mizoram by promoting the exports of Geographical Indication (GI) tagged products. These tags authorize users (or at least those residing inside a particular geographic territory) to use the name of the product in question.
The event is jointly organized by the National Institute for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (ni-msme) - an organization of ministry of MSME; The Palladium Group; and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
KEY EVENT OBJECTIVES:
* To create awareness of Intellectual Property Rights and significance of GI
* To promote exports of GI products in the north eastern states of India with a focus on Mizoram.
* To build awareness about available MSME support schemes of Ministry of MSME, Government of India.
* To connect the local entrepreneurs and startups with the international community.