Sensitization Program for Business Development Service Providers (BDSPs)
“BDSPs aiding Micro and Small Enterprises”
MSME Department, Government of Odisha

Date: 19th January 2024 II 3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Participation Mode: Zoom Meetings (Digital platform)


The MSME Department, Government of Odisha has decided to facilitate the Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) of the State in accessing services from reputed business development service provider organizations/institutions. In this aspect, the MSME Department is organizing a sensitization workshop on digital platform for the BDSPs to make them aware about the initiative, the challenges faced by the MSEs of the State and their service requirements.

Who can participate:

  • Packaging units (sustainable packaging, metal-based food grade packaging units, plastic packaging
  • Agencies specializing in the preparation of Detailed Project Reports (DPR)
  • Branding and Promotion agencies
  • Market research and survey agencies
  • Export Promotion Councils
  • Quality certification agencies (including ISO certifications, ZED, LEAN and others)
  • Energy and water audit organizations
  • Skilling institutions (for upskilling and reskilling of MSE resources)
  • Waste management consultants
  • Agencies facilitating raw material procurement (especially in metal sector)
  • Financial strategists

Any other key business development service providers.

Registration Link and Details:

Time Topic Speakers
3:00 P.M. - 3:05 P.M. Welcome Address and Context setting Shri Saswat Mishra, IAS, Principal Secretary, MSME Department, Government of Odisha
3:05 P.M. – 3:55 P.M. Interactive session between Business Development Service Providers and the MSME Department, Government of Odisha
3:55 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. Closing Remarks Shri Bibhuti Bhushana Dash, Special Secretary, MSME Department, Government of Odisha

Proposed topics for conversation during the interactive session:

  • Exploring the role and potential of Business Development Service Providers in fostering the growth of MSEs in Odisha
  • Business development service requirements of MSEs in Odisha
  • Challenges faced by the MSEs in the State
  • Service offerings by the participating BDSPs
  • Service rendering mechanisms
  • Billing and invoice raising mechanisms