Indian Railways - SIDBI MSME Vendor Meet

Opportunities for MSMEs with Railways


RDSO New Auditorium

RDSO | Manak Nagar



Tuesday, 29th August 2017
1445 hrs to 1800 hrs

(to be followed by High Tea)



As you would be aware, Indian Railways is the largest commercial organisation of the GoI and procure about 8,000 different items worth about 80,000 crores every year. Indian Railways is initiating a mega exercise to facilitate MSMEs to be suppliers  to Railways. SIDBI and FISME have been entrusted to organize series of workshops nationally in this regard.  

The purpose of the workshops would be to showcase the opportunities available to MSMEs with the Railways, make the MSMEs aware of the policies and procedures to do business with railways and also to make them aware about various financial schemes of SIDBI.

Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME) is pleased to extend a cordial invitation to participate in the 1st programme of the series being held at RDSO (New RDSO Auditorium), Manak Nagar, Lucknow, on Tuesday 29th August, 2017. The invitation is on a complimentary basis and it would be highly appreciated if you could kindly confirm your presence in advance by return.

The event would be graced by the senior officials of Indian Railways, SIDBI, SMERA, FISME & IIA. The agenda/schedule is given below for your ready reference.



1445 – 1500 hrs


1500 – 1505 hrs

Address by President, IIA

1505 – 1515 hrs

Welcome address and opening Address by RDSO

1515 – 1530 hrs

Key note address by SIDBI

1530 – 1615 hrs

Presentation by RDSO

On procurement guidelines and  opportunities available with Railways for MSMEs to become a vendor and to work with Railways

1615 – 1645 hrs

Presentation by SIDBI on the schemes for MSMEs

1645 – 1700 hrs

Presentation by SMERA

1700 – 1745 hrs

Open Q & A session with MSMEs

1745 – 1750 hrs

Vote of Thanks followed by High Tea

1750 hrs



As requested above, a word of confirmation would be highly appreciated.

Look forward to meeting you on 29th August 2017.


Thanks and with kind regards

Mukesh Kalra

Joint Secretary (International Trade)

Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME)

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