Block level awareness programme on PM Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PM FME) scheme was organized on 01.12.2022 at BAC Hall, Dzongu, Mangan District by MSME Division, Commerce & Industries Department.
This block-level programme was organised by the department to directly reach out to local entrepreneurs and motivate them to take up business in the food processing business. Around 50-60 local entrepreneurs from SHGs, FPOs and aspiring entrepreneurs attended the awareness programme.
Deputy Secretary, Mr. Topden Zangpo, MSME welcomed the Guest and participants and briefly highlights the key importance of the PM FME scheme. He informed the participants about the financial, technical and training support provided by the department to local entrepreneurs. He also stressed the importance of standardization of products to upscale sales both within the states and outside the states.
Further, Block Development Officer, Passingdang, Upper Dzongu, Mr. Mani Kumar Rai appealed to the entrepreneur to take full advantage of this programme and stated that the Department is ready to help local entrepreneurs in setting up their business in food processing business in the best possible way.
Mr. Wangchuk Gyalpo, Canara Bank Manager, Mangan Branch also attended the programme and assured to help the entrepreneurs availing loans under the PMFME scheme. He has briefly addressed the public queries.
Also, local panchayats members have attended the programme and assured to create more awareness among local people.
The programme was followed by a video presentation by the PM FME team to explain various processing techniques and machinery involved.
Lastly, a success stories video was shared to encourage the local entrepreneurs and take inspiration from earlier beneficiaries.