Know about – MSME SAMPARK
The MSME Sampark portal (http://sampark.msme.gov.in/) is a digital platform provided by the Ministry of MSME – Government of India, wherein, jobseekers (passed out trainees / students of 18 MSME Technology Centres) and recruiters (various reputed national & multinational companies as well as MSMEs) register themselves for getting employment and getting right kind of manpower respectively.
MSME Technology Centres have been one of the key contributors to the Make in India initiative by contributing in various verticals such as Aerospace, Automobile, Electronics, Glass, Footwear, Sports goods, Fragrance & Flavour, etc. These Centres are providing training to around 1.5 lakh students annually and most of them are being absorbed by industry within the country as well as abroad.
Skill Development is only one half of the challenge for these Centres, finding the right employment opportunity for these skilled youth, is yet another. While major corporates have well-defined recruitment processes with a national reach, the challenge remains for small businesses and entrepreneurs to find the right person for the job with relevant experience and skill-set. On the other hand, the job seekers struggle to match their skill sets with the role, position, required experience, monetary expectation, location & industry verticals leaves with too many parameters to be matched in a limited opportunity map. To bridge this gap between the Recruiters and Job Seekers, The Ministry of MSME has launched – MSME SAMPARK.
WHO ARE THE KEY ENTITIES INVOLVED?
The MSME Sector of India
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector has emerged as a highly vibrant and dynamic sector of the Indian economy over the past five decades. MSMEs not only play crucial role in providing large employment opportunities at comparatively lower capital cost than large industries but also help in industrialization of rural & backward areas, thereby, reducing regional imbalances, assuring more equitable distribution of national income and wealth. MSMEs are complementary to large industries as ancillary units and this sector contributes enormously to the socio-economic development of the country.
Ministry of MSME, Government of India
Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (M/o MSME) envision a vibrant MSME sector by promoting growth and development of the MSME Sector, including Khadi, Village and Coir Industries, in cooperation with concerned Ministries / Departments, State Governments and other stakeholders by providing support to existing enterprises and encouraging creation of new enterprises. The role of the M/o MSME and its organizations is to assist the States in their efforts to encourage entrepreneurship, employment and livelihood opportunities and enhance the competitiveness of MSMEs in the changed economic scenario.
Office of Development Commissioner (MSME)
Office of Development Commissioner (MSME), over the years, has seen its role evolve into an agency for advocacy, hand holding and facilitation for the MSME sector. It has country wide network of 72 field offices (MSME Development Institutes and Testing Centres) and 18 autonomous bodies (MSME Technology Centres). Office of the Development Commissioner provides a wide spectrum of services to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises sector, which include facilities for testing, training for entrepreneurship development, preparation of project and product profiles, technical and managerial consultancy, assistance for exports, pollution and energy audits etc. Office of the Development Commissioner also provides economic information services and advises Government in policy formulation for the promotion and development of MSMEs. The field offices of DC (MSME) work as effective links between the Central and the State Governments.
Consequent to the increased globalization of the Indian economy, MSMEs are required to face new challenges. Office of the Development Commissioner (MSME) has recognised the changed environment and is currently focusing on providing support in the fields of credit, marketing, technology, skill and infrastructure to MSMEs. Global trends and national developments have accentuated Office of the Development Commissioner (MSME)’s role as a catalyst of growth for MSMEs in the country.
MSME Technology Centres (MSME TCs)
Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), in its endeavour to provide the right stimulus for the growth of MSMEs in the country has established 18 Technology Centres (earlier known as Tool Rooms & Technology Development Centres). These Technology Centres (TCs) have been established and are operational as given below:
Central Footwear Training Institute (CFTI), Agra
Process & Product Development Centre (PPDC), Agra
Indo German Tool Room (IGTR), Ahmedabad
Indo German Tool Room (IGTR), Aurangabad
Central Tool Room & Training Centre (CTTC), Bhubaneswar
Central Footwear Training Institute (CFTI), Chennai
Centre for Development of Glass Industry (CDGI), Firozabad
Tool Room & Training Centre (TRTC), Guwahati
Central Institute of Tool Design (CITD), Hyderabad
Indo German Tool Room (IGTR), Indore
Central Institute of Hand Tools (CIHT), Jalandhar
Indo Danish Tool Room (IDTR), Jamshedpur
Fragrance & Flavour Development Centre (FFDC), Kannauj
Central Tool Room & Training Centre (CTTC), Kolkata
Central Tool Room (CTR), Ludhiana
Process cum Product Development Centre (PPDC), Meerut
Institute for Design of Electrical Measuring Instruments, Mumbai
Electronics Service & Training Centre (ESTC), Ramnagar
These TCs are serving industry by way of providing quality tools, trained personnel and consultancy services in tooling & related areas, upgradation of technologies in processes & products in the specific product groups such as Forging & Foundry, Electronics System Design & Manufacturing (ESDM), Electrical Measuring Instruments, Fragrance & Flavour, Glass, Sport Goods,Forging & Foundry and Footwear Designing to support these sectors.
The TCs adhere to the principles of Total Quality Management (TQM) and are ISO 9001 certified institutions. Some of the TCs are ISO14000 (Environmental), OHSAS 18000, ISO 29990 (Vocational Training) and ISO 50001(Energy efficiency) certified NABL. The TC (Central Tool Room & Training Centre), Bhubaneswar is AS 9100 certified for Aero-space Component supply.
The TCs conduct various courses / training programmes to provide industry ready workforce and skill enhancement for trainees ranging from school dropouts to M-Tech level. At present, 76 courses being conducted by MSME TCs are National Skill Qualification Frame work (NSQF) compliant. The courses offered by TCs are well accepted by the industry across the country and abroad, for employment purposes. Many of passed out trainees have also established their enterprise.
HOW THE PORTAL WORKS
From the Recruiters Point of View
- One has to register in the portal with basic minimal information and need to update profile post registration, which will help them to have better reach to trainees of MSME TCs (Job seekers).
- In case of any issue, they may contact the centre to expedite registration. The existing recruiters of TCs and contact centre will exchange their user credentials to their contact person. You will be asked to change your password after your first login.
- Recruiters may approach contact centre for their job postings without self registration and necessary assistance will be provided in registration and job posting
- Recruiters can do a candidate search without registration also, however to contact the candidate registration is must.
From the Candidates Point of View
- One has to register in the portal with basic minimal information and need to update profile post registration which will help the candidate to have better reach to recruiters.
- Candidate need to provide name, institute name & date of birth for registration.
- Candidates with incorrect credentials / data feeding would not be allowed to further register themselves on the portal and access will be denied.
- Candidates may carry out job search without registration, however, cannot contact the employer without registration in portal.
For further details and queries contact: Email: email@example.com; Toll free No: 18001237376
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