1. Union Minister for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises(MSMEs) has launched Tech Saksham.
  2. The project is a collaboration between the Ministry of MSME and Confederation of Indian Industry(CII).The project will bring together technology majors to address technological gaps faced by MSMEs in their growth.
  3. The aim of the project is to bridge the gap in technology adoption for MSMEs so as to provide an impetus for them to be competitive on a global scale, increase their contribution to country exports and leverage cost efficiencies.
  4. It will be a three-year long comprehensive project.In its first phase,the project would focus on MSMEs in sectors that are labour-intensive and have the propensity to respond positively to tech-adoption.
  5. The platform would also help MSMEs to overcome challenges through multiple policy recommendations, knowledge sessions, mentoring initiatives among others.