Six entrepreneurs from Ludhiana have bagged the State-level Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Awards which were given on the sidelines of the first day of the Progressive Punjab Investor Summit-2019, taking place at Mohali.
A total of 14 businessmen of the State were honoured at the awards ceremony, presided over by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. The awards have been given to those industrialists who have adopted technologies for production of quality products, which will help to boost revenue and employment generation.
Motivating the awardees, Industries and Commerce Minister Sunder Sham Arora said that the awards would be instrumental in motivating other MSMEs to adopt such techniques and modern practices.
The awardees from Ludhiana include Citizen Press Components in the Automobiles & Auto Parts category; Kudu Knit Process Private Limited, and Duke Fashion (India) Limited in Textiles; Crystal Electric Company Private Limited in Engineering; Consern Pharma Limited in Pharmaceuticals; and Falcon Garden Tools Private Limited in the Hand Tools category.
Those present at the awards ceremony included Sunder Sham Arora, Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh, Additional Chief Secretary (Industries & Investment Promotion) Vini Mahajan, and Director Industries Sibin C.
Speaking on the occasion, Industry Minister Arora said, “These awards are a token of appreciation from government’s side of appreciation from government’s side to the businessmen who have made a huge contribution in driving state’s economy. The awards would also be instrumental in motivating other MSMEs to adopt such techniques and modern practices.”
Meanwhile hailing the development, Gurmeet Kular, President of Federation of Industrial and Commercial Organisation (FICO) said, “It is a matter of pride for city and FICO as Vipan Mittal Senior Vice President FICO and Chairman of Kudu Knit Process Private Limited and Manjinder Singh Sachdeva General Secretary FICO and Chairman Citizen Press Components have been conferred with awards of excellence by CM, for outstanding manufacturing excellence in MSME Industry, at Progressive Punjab Investors Summit 2019”
Kular also added, “We are thankful to the government for introducing Punjab State MSME Awards at Progressive Punjab Investors Summit 2019, to felicitate the MSMEs who have registered tremendous business growth and displayed excellence in product quality. This goes in line with the vision to recognize and promote the visionary of the entrepreneurs of Punjab.