Vedanta Limited, India’s leading producer of metals and oil & gas, announced the formal launch of its flagship offering for the Micro, Small and Medium enterprises (MSME) – the ‘Vedanta Saathi’ programme. Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, and Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Government of India, launched the programme in the presence of Anil Agarwal, Executive Chairman – Vedanta Resources Ltd.
With a significant MSME customer and supplier base, the company has been fostering the MSME ecosystem for over two decades through its expansive value-chain, supply-chain and social-developmental programmes.
Vedanta’s key offerings for MSMEs under the Saathi programme include channel financing in partnership with a host of leading banks, NBFCs and FinTech firms; soon to be launched e-commerce solutions; avenues for technical upskilling; opportunities for MSMEs to set up downstream/ancillary manufacturing units near Vedanta’s plants; and single window for MSMEs to interact with Vedanta’s Quality, Product Application, Engineering and Innovation teams through a dedicated web portal.
Source: Manufacturing Today India