CONFERENCE ON

STREAMLINING

EXPORT & TRADE FINANCE FOR SMEs

Wednesday, 12th Decemeber, 2012 | Hotel Sofitel, Mumbai

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Shri T.C.A. Ranganathan – Chairman & Managing Director, Export-Import Bank of India inaugurating the conference by lighting the lamp.
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Dignitaries from (L to R) during the inaugural session - Shri Chandrakant Salunkhe – Founder President, SME Export Promotion Council and SME Chamber of India, Shri T.C.A. Ranganathan – Chairman & Managing Director, Export-Import Bank of India, Shri Malay Mukherjee – Executive Director, Central Bank of India, Shri P. Udayakumar – Director (Planning and Marketing), NSIC Ltd., Shri Arun Tiwari – Executive Director, Allahabad Bank, Shri P. H. Ravi Kumar – MD & CEO, Invent Assets Securitisation & Reconstruction Pvt. Ltd., Shri D. R. Dogra – MD & CEO, CARE Ratings and Shri Prabhakar Dalal – Executive Director, Export-Import Bank of India
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Chief Guest Shri T.C.A. Ranganathan – Chairman & Managing Director, Export-Import Bank of India addressing the conference. Other dignitaries from (L to R) Shri P. Udayakumar – Director (Planning and Marketing), NSIC Ltd. Shri Arun Tiwari – Executive Director, Allahabad Bank, Shri D. R. Dogra – MD & CEO, CARE Ratings, Shri Chandrakant Salunkhe – Founder President, SME Chamber of India and SME Export Promotion Council, Shri Malay Mukherjee – Executive Director, Central Bank of India and Shri P. H. Ravi Kumar – MD & CEO, Invent Assets Securitisation & Reconstruction Pvt. Ltd.
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Shri D. R. Dogra – MD & CEO, CARE Ratings delivering the Keynote speech on "Export Promotion Strategies - A New Agenda for SMEs"
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Shri Malay Mukherjee – Executive Director, Central Bank of India addressing the delegates
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Shri Arun Tiwari – Executive Director, Allahabad Bank addressing the delegates
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Shri P. H. Ravi Kumar – MD & CEO, Invent Assets Securitisation & Reconstruction Pvt. Ltd. addressing the delegates on "Rejuvenating SMEs in Financial Difficulties"
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Shri P. Udayakumar – Director (Planning and Marketing), NSIC Ltd. addressing the delegates on "Strategies and Initiatives of NSIC for export promotion of SME Sector"
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Shri Chandrakant Salunkhe – Founder President, SME Export Promotion Council and SME Chamber of India addressing the delegates
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Shri T.C.A. Ranganathan – Chairman & Managing Director, Export-Import Bank of India releasing the Information Booklet - ASSISTANCE TO MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES at the conference. Others (L to R) Shri P. Udayakumar – Director, NSIC Ltd., Shri Arun Tiwari – Executive Director, Allahabad Bank, Shri D.R. Dogra – MD & CEO, CARE Ratings, Shri Chandrakant Salunkhe – Founder President, SME Export Promotion Council and SME Chamber of India, Shri Malay Mukherjee – Executive Director, Central Bank of India and Shri P. H. Ravikumar - MD & CEO, Invent Assets Securitisation & Reconstruction Pvt. Ltd.
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Shri T.C.A. Ranganathan – Chairman & Managing Director, Export-Import Bank of India releasing the Information Booklet - ASSISTANCE TO MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES at the conference. Others (L to R) Shri P. Udayakumar – Director, NSIC Ltd., Shri Arun Tiwari – Executive Director, Allahabad Bank, Shri D.R. Dogra – MD & CEO, CARE Ratings, Shri Chandrakant Salunkhe – Founder President, SME Export Promotion Council and SME Chamber of India, Shri Malay Mukherjee – Executive Director, Central Bank of India and Shri P. H. Ravikumar - MD & CEO, Invent Assets Securitisation & Reconstruction Pvt. Ltd.
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Shri Prabhakar Dalal – Executive Director, Export-Import Bank of India addressing the delegates on "Export promotion - New Policies and Schemes for SMEs"
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Shri Kirtikar Ojha – Chief Operating Officer, Sify Technologies Ltd. addressing the delegates on "Enterprise Grade IT Services for SME Business - Sify-Leaders in Converged ICT Services".
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Shri Sudeb Sarbadhikary – CEO, India Factoring and Finance Solutions Pvt. Ltd. addressing the delegates on "Factoring & Forfaiting: Alternative source of finance for Exporters"
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Shri Prakash NS – National Head - Product Development & Training, Bharti AXA General Insurance Company Ltd. addressing the delegates on "Advantages and Benefits of Marine Insurance"
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Shri Girish Bhagat – Board Member, The EuroIndia Centre and Benedetti & Co, Italy. addressing the delegates
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Panelists (L to R) Shri Sudeb Sarbadhikary – CEO, India Factoring and Finance Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Shri Kirtikar Ojha – COO, Sify Technologies Ltd., Shri Chandrakant Salunkhe – President, SME Export Promotion Council and SME Chamber of India, Shri Girish Bhagat – Board Member, The EuroIndia Centre and Benedetti & Co, Italy., Shri Prabhakar Dalal – ED, Exim Bank and Shri Prakash NS – National Head - Product Development & Training, Bharti AXA General Insurance Co. Ltd. during the Plenary Session on "Export Promotion : Strategies and Initiatives"
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Shri R. N. Pradeep – Chairman, Credit Rating & Risk Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd. addressing the delegates on "Credit Report and Importance of Credit Rating for Exporters"
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Shri N. Seshadri – Executive Director, Bank of India addressing the delegates on "International Banking Linkage: Advantages for SMEs"
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Shri Samuel Joseph – Chief General Manager, Export-Import Bank of India addressing the delegates on "Accessing Trade Finance – Pre and Post shipment finance"
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Shri K. K. Soni – General Manager Mumbai Region, Indian Overseas Bank addressing the delegates
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Shri Shailendra Jindal – CEO, Continental Capital Advisors addressing the delegates on "International Trade Finance for SMEs"
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Shri Ramesh Dharmaji – Country Manager, Loan Facilitation & Syndication, SIDBI addressing the delegates on "SME Growth: Tackling Roadblocks towards growth"
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Shri Ramesh Singh – DGM – International Division, Central Bank of India addressing the delegates on "Foreign Currency Loans: Managing Exchange Risk of Export Contract"
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Ms. Mitali Bandekar – Director, Business Development, Invest Quebec, Consulate General of Canada addressing the delegates on "IQ - Funding growth and innovation in Quebec"
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Shri B. M. Athalye – DGM, Trade Finance Dept., IDBI Bank addressing the delegates on "Interest Rate Subvention Schemes: Benefits for exporters"
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Shri Stanley Santmayor – Regional Manager (WR), EDC (Canada’s Export Credit Agency) addressing the delegates on "EDC – Supporting Indo-Canadian Trade & Investment"
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Shri Ajit Shah – Director, Universal Connections addressing the delegates on "Letter of Credit – Improving Cash flow while minimizing Risks"
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Panelists (L to R) Shri Ajit Shah – Director, Universal Connections, Shri Shailendra Jindal – CEO, Continental Capital Advisors, Shri Chandrakant Salunkhe – Founder President, SME Export Promotion Council and SME Chamber of India, Shri K. K. Soni – General Manager Mumbai Region, Indian Overseas Bank, Shri R. N. Pradeep – Chairman, Credit Rating & Risk Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd, Shri B. M. Athalye – DGM, Trade Finance Department, IDBI Bank Ltd., Shri Samuel Joseph – Chief General Manager, Export-Import Bank of India, Shri Ramesh Singh – DGM – International Division, Central Bank of India and Shri Stanley Santmayor – Regional Manager (WR), EDC (Canada’s Export Credit Agency) during Plenary Sessions on "SME Growth : Tackling Roadblocks Towards Growth” and “International Trade : Opportunities, Risks and Strategies"
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Delegates at the Conference
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Delegates at the Conference