GUJARAT SME MANUFACTURING SUMMIT

Integration of SMEs for Better Growth

Tuesday, 17th April, 2012 | Hotel Courtyard by Marriott, Ahmedabad

Mr. Saurabhbhai Patel – Hon'ble Minister of State for Industries, Civil Aviation (Independent Charge), Mines, Minerals, Finance, Energy & Petrochemicals, Gujarat and Mr. Ishwarsinh Patel – Hon'ble Minister of State for Cooperation, Sports, Youth Services & Cultural Affairs Gujarat inaugurating the Summit. Others from (L to R) H. E. Shaikh Humaid Al-Maani – Ambassador of Oman to India, Mr. A.Ramesh Kumar – MD & CEO, Asia Pragati Capfin Ltd., Mr. R. K. Dubey – Executive Director, Central Bank of India, Mr. Chandrakant Salunkhe – President, SME Chamber of India and Mr. D. R. Dogra – MD & CEO, CARE Ratings
Mr. Saurabhbhai Patel – Hon'ble Minister of State for Industries, Civil Aviation (Independent Charge), Mines, Minerals, Finance, Energy & Petrochemicals, Gujarat delivering the inaugural address Others (L to R) on the dais Mr. A.Ramesh Kumar – MD & CEO, Asia Pragati Capfin Ltd., New Delhi, Mr. R. K. Dubey – Executive Director, Central Bank of India, Mr. Chandrakant Salunkhe – President, SME Chamber of India, Mr. Ishwarsinh Patel – Hon'ble Minister of State for Cooperation, Sports, Youth Services & Cultural Affairs, H.E. Shaikh Humaid Al-Maani – Ambassador of Oman to India and Mr. D. R. Dogra – MD & CEO, CARE Ratings
Mr. Ishwarsinh Patel – Hon'ble Minister of State for Cooperation, Sports, Youth Services and Cultural Affairs, Gujarat addressing the delegates during the Summit.
Mr. R. K. Dubey – Executive Director, Central Bank of India delivering the Keynote address
H. E. Shaikh Humaid Al-Maani – Ambassador of Oman to India addressing the delegates
Mr. D. R. Dogra – MD & CEO, CARE Ratings addressing the delegates
Mr. A. Ramesh Kumar – MD & CEO, Asia Pragati Capfin Ltd. addressing the delegates
Dignitaries (L to R) on the dais Mr. A.Ramesh Kumar – MD & CEO, Asia Pragati Capfin Ltd., New Delhi, Mr. R. K. Dubey – Executive Director, Central Bank of India, Mr. Chandrakant Salunkhe – President, SME Chamber of India, Mr. Saurabhbhai Patel – Hon'ble Minister of State for Industries, Civil Aviation (Independent Charge), Mines, Minerals, Finance, Energy & Petrochemicals, Gujarat, Mr. Ishwarsinh Patel – Hon'ble Minister of State for Cooperation, Sports, Youth Services & Cultural Affairs, H.E. Shaikh Humaid Al-Maani – Ambassador of Oman to India and Mr. D. R. Dogra – MD & CEO, CARE Ratings during the inaugural session
Mr. Venkat Ramineni – Executive Director, VisaPro Immigration Services LLC, USA addressing the delegates

PANEL DISCUSSION ON TRANSFORMING SMEs TO CREATE SUSTAINABLE VALUE

Panelist (L to R) Dr. Harish Patnaik – Executive Director, Gujarat Venture Finance Limited, Mr. D. C. Anjaria – Director, Indian Institute of Financial Services Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Souvik Sengupta – Business Head, SME Loans, Reliance Commercial Finance, Mr. A. Ramesh Kumar – MD & CEO, Asia Pragati Capfin Ltd., Mr. Lakshman Gugulothu – IPS-CEO, BSE SME Exchange, Mumbai, Mr. H. P. Shah – CEO, Value Plus Investment Advisors Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. Pramod Bapna – MD, Smart Head Strategy Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

PANEL DISCUSSION ON SUPPORT SERVICES FOR BETTER GROWTH OF SMEs

Panelist (L to R) Mr. Imran Jafar – Partner, Gaja Capital, Mumbai, Mr. Ajay Nayak – Director, CBS Pacific Limited, Hong Kong, Mr. Ramnath Pradeep – Former CMD, Corporation Bank, Mr. Haresh Hinduja – Sr. Vice President, Link Intime India Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, Mr. Mehul Pandya – General Manager and Regional Head, CARE Ratings, Ahmedabad and Ms. Aslesha Gowarikar – Partner, Desai & Diwanji

PANEL DISCUSSION ON
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH & INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Panelist (L to R) Mr. Ajay Shad – Chief Mentor, Value Education, Ahmedabad, Mr. Ashish Hingorani – Solution Architect – Key Accounts, CSMB, Dell India, Dr. Mukesh Dalal – Professional Director, Steelfur Systems Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Matej Merljak – Chairman, Europe - India SME Business Council (EISBC), Slovenia, Mr. V. K. Venkatachalam – Secretary General, SME Chamber of India, Mumbai, Mr. Muthafa Yusof – Minister Counselor (Economic Affairs), High Commission of Malaysia, Mr. Alfred NDABARASA – First Counselor, High Commission of Rwanda in India, Mr. Nitin Bhandari – AVP – NPD & Partnership – Corporate Enterprise Business, Vodafone India and Mr. Rishi Bansal – Vice President – Global Business, Merino Services Limited
DELEGATES AT THE SUMMIT
DELEGATES AT THE SUMMIT