Half Day Workshop on SIDBI Cluster Development Fund

An in-principle approval for Rs 250 Crore has been obtained  under the SIDBI Cluster Development Fund for various industrial infrastructure development activities in Kerala , undertaken by the Directorate of Industries and Commerce. A half day workshop was conducted on 18th July 2022 at 11:30 AM at Mascot Hotel , Thiruvananthapuram  for ensuring better convergence between SIDBI and the various agencies under the aegis of the Industries Department involved in infrastructure activities in the state. Mr. Suman Billa IAS , Principal Secretary for Industries , delivered the keynote address.


The workshop was led by Mr. K.V. Karthikeyan , Deputy General Manager, SIDBI and Ms Smriti Bajpai , Manager , SIDBI . They presented about various schemes and Cluster Development initiatives of SIDBI. The workshop was attended by officials from the Directorate of Industries and Commerce, KSIDC , KINFRA, KBIP , KIED, RIAB etc. Various agencies have concurred upon submitting proposals designing their infrastructure projects in compliance with the requirements of SIDBI to utilize the funds effectively.