An orientation workshop for start-ups was organized by Maharashtra Small Scale Industries Development Corporation (MSSIDC) in association with MVIRDC World Trade Centre Mumbai and All India Association of Industries on 12th October, 2017 at WTC Mumbai. The workshop was conducted by Shivaji R Daund, IAS-Managing Director, MSSIDC. More than 100 start-ups across Maharashtra attended the workshop. The objective of this workshop was to brief about the upcoming India International Trade Fair and accelerate start-ups participation.

The event was marked as a prelude to the India International Trade Fair (IITF) which is being held from November 14 – 27, 2017 in New Delhi. On behalf of the Government of Maharashtra, Maharashtra Small Scale Industries Development Corporation (MSSIDC) is organizing the Maharashtra Pavilion at the annual India International Trade fair (IITF) during November 1 4- 27,2017 at New Delhi. All India Association of Industries and MVIRDC World Trade Centre Mumbai are the valued partners of this event.

This year the theme is ‘Start-ups’ to promote start-ups and their contribution to overall economic growth. This is an excellent opportunity for start-ups to showcase and market their products and services to various state governments, overseas investors and people at large. MSSIDC will offer stall free of cost and will help in travel and accommodation to shortlisted start-ups.