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CII Southern Region Commits to Empowering MSMEs

CII Southern Region Commits to Empowering MSMEs

“The Confederation of Indian Industry, Southern Region (CII- SR) will contribute to Viksit Bharat aimed at transforming India into a fully developed nation by the year 2047. For the Southern Region, the key focus areas are innovation, economicgrowth, and regionalresilience as it stands as a cornerstone of India's economic prowess showcasing a diverse industrial landscape, a skilled labor force, and a robust infrastructure,” said Dr R Nandini, Chairperson, CII Southern Region & ManagingDirector, Chandra TextilesPvt Ltd, at her maidenpress conference in Chennai today. She takes over as Chairperson of CII Southern Region for the period 2024-25 along with Mr Thomas John Muthoot, Deputy Chairman, CII Southern Region & Chairman& Managing Director, Muthoot Fincorp Ltd.

Outlining the key strategy areas for the year 2024-2025, Dr Nandini said, “This year too, CII SR is initiating a 9-Tracks program focusing on education, skills, sustainability, tech adoption, energy transition, startups, MSMEs & EODB, manufacturing competitiveness, global partnerships, Wellbeing & Healthcare and Brand Building & Sectoral Promotion.”

Highlighting plans for Tamil Nadu, Dr Nandini said, “To achieve this ambitious goal of making Tamil Nadu achieve $1 Trillion by 2030, CII SR has chalked out a three-pronged strategy – first to promote Southern States as an attractive investment destination globally, second, to work with existing industries for their competitiveness development of their business operations and provide global linkages and thirdly, help Industries follow ESG practices for a sustainable South India.’’