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CeBIT and CLIK commit to rekindle Electronics Sector in Karnataka

Mehul Lanvers Shah Managing Director

CeBIT India 2015, organized by Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd and Consortium of Electronic Industries of Karnataka(CLIK) has committed to fillip the Electronic System Design & Manufacturing (ESDM) sector in Karnataka. The alliance will enable a global platform for MSMEs to highlight their disruptives at the CLIK pavillion.

CeBIT India aims to catalyse the Make in India by showcasing innovations in the Indian ESDM sector on its globally renowned platform, creating a network of business opportunities for various stakeholders in the ecosystem.

According to recent reports, the ESDM market is expected to reach USD 400 billion worldwide by 2020, and the state of Karnataka aims to tap 10 percent of the total market. The MSME sector is poised to play a critical role in catering to the supply chain demands of the ESDM sector. The collaboration between CeBIT and CLIK will further promote growth in the ESDM sector and provide newer forays for collaboration between member MSMEs, government, and service providers, as well as encouraging global investment in the state.

With India playing a dominant global force in the sector of IT software and services, through Make in India initiative, the government aims to fuel growth in the electronics manufacturing sector.

Talking on the partnership, Mehul Lanvers-Shah, Managing Director, Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd. said, “Last year, India’s maiden CeBIT made a bold statement about the country’s prowess in technology innovation. The show was attended by over 450+ exhibitors from 35 countries, along with 90 startups from the field of IT, IT-enabled services, and electronics. The event also showcased 127 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) across 19 States, providing a stimulus to technology buying in the country as well as attracting strategic investments in the sector. The SMB industry makes up to 22 per cent of the country’s workforce and is a critical driver of India’s GDP. Our association with CLIK is a step forward in recognizing the immense potential of SMB/MSMEs in the state of Karnataka and create new business opportunities in the state, well known as the IT capital of India.”

“CLIK is a strong association of over 400 MSMEs dedicated towards promoting the electronic industry in Karnataka. Since our inception, we have played an active role in encouraging vibrant growth of MSMEs in the state. We believe that CeBIT India is a perfect platform for our members to share the stage with global leaders and garner more business opportunites.” said Mohandas. U, Vice-President, Consortium of Electronic Industries of Karnataka.

CeBIT is scheduled from 29th-31st October, at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC).

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