The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) companies who have the capacity and capability to cater to the defence sector can show their performance by participating in the upcoming defence industry-related expo-empowering MSMEs to be held here from March 19-21.
Reportedly, more than 400 MSME units are expected to participate in the expo which aims to connect the Indian MSME sector companies with the defence sector.
The Aerospace Industry Development Association of Tamil Nadu (AIDAT) and Tamil Nadu Small and Tiny Industries Association (TANSTIA) will be the co-organisers of the expo.
The main objective is to connect MSMEs to end users in the Services, Indian Defence Manufacturing majors and the various R&D institutions under DRDO and DPSUs, to build and harness the capacity and capability of MSME sector to cater to the needs of the defence sector.
Leading firms like Larsen and Toubro, Bharat Forge, Super Auto Forge, the Ordnance Factories, DGQA, Hindustan Shipyard, LMW, LCC and few other large units have already agreed to participate and exhibit their products in the expo.
The Expo will give opportunity for Tier 1 and OEs to seek out and develop prospective suppliers