Officials from World Trade Centre Goa (WTC Goa) had several meetings with key officials of government, trade and industry, Belgaum Chamber of Commerce and Industries (BCCI) in Karnataka on December 15, 2015.
One meeting was with Mr. N. Jayaram, IAS, Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate of Belgaum District, apprised WTC Goa officials of the abundant resources of Karnataka and the high potential of Belgaum as an economic region. Mr. Jayaram mentioned that the government of Karnataka is taking steps to improve ease of doing business, is endowed with fertile land, plenty of water and power. The industrial environment is highly conducive to diverse economic, industry and investment activities. The Belgaum Region is thriving with a strong SME base which is engaged in wide range of industry and trade activities. The government’s policy is conducive to the growth of SME sector and SMEs could be facilitated to integrate with the global markets through the support of the WTC Goa, Mr. Jayaram said.
WTC Goa officials also had a meeting with Mr. Satish Tendolkar, Ex-president, BCCI. Mr. Tendolkar mentioned that Belgaum Chamber was actively promoting the SME sector in the Region by providing necessary support and incentives as also encouraging the development of SME clusters. Mr. Tendolkar sought the support of WTC Goa to strengthen the SME sector and enable them to find international markets through the network of WTC Goa.