Birmingham (S.W. Bureau) – On Tuesday, 5th June, the 42nd edition of the United Kingdom’s premier subcontract manufacturing supply chain show SUBCORN was inaugurated in the world famous National Exhibition Centre NEC in the city of Birmingham. A leading team of 47 Indian entrepreneurs is participating under the banner of EEPC India. Dr. Aman Puri, Consul General of India, Birmingham visited the exhibition in the morning and met all the entrepreneurs on their stalls. This is a three days event from 5 – 7 June. EEPC India is the premier trade and investment promotion organization in India. It is sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India and caters to the Indian engineering sector. Set up in 1955, EEPC India now has a membership base of over 13,000 predominantly drawing from MSME segment which has over 60% representation. This show is also important to encourage foreign investments in line with the newly initiated “Make in India”. Keeping Engineering the Future as the motto, EEPC India continues its tireless service as an effort to convert India as the Global Engineering Hub.

 This three day India Pavilion in SUBCON event is being held under the able guidance and supervision of one of the most talented officers of EEPC India, Mr. Nishikant Jumde, Sr. Joint Director. He is actively associated with different promotional activities undertaken by EEPC India. In a special interview with Mr. Jumde, he told that  the primary motive of EEPC India to organize such events is to provide the SMEs entrepreneurs from India an opportunity at international level where they can compete with their counterparts in global market. He further expressed his concern about the issuance of visas by the British immigration authority. The process is very expensive and time consuming. He suggested that British government should have liberal attitude in providing visas to business entrepreneurs from India so that more and more traders can avail the benefit of such trade exhibitions.

The Samaj Weekly Bureau visited various stalls and asked about their experiences. Some of them are Mr. P. Sekar from Sphoorti Machine Tools Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore, Mr. Ravinder Birdi from Shanti (India), Jalandhar, Mr. Vishak Mani from Premac Tools Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore, Mr.Hurshkumar Donde, from Aktin Engineering Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Croyden, Mr. Varinder Kumar from Titan Tools Industries Jalandhar,  Mr. Manjeet Singh Ozla, from Ozla Plastocraft Pvt. Ltd. Delhi, Mr. Vishal Goela from Goela Engineers (Overseas) New Delhi, Mr. D.R. Sudheendra from Distinct Productivity Solutions, Bangalore, Mr. V. Neelakandan from Carborundum Universal Lt. Chennai, Mr. Suresh Shastry from Smith & Founders (India) Ltd. Bengaluru, Mr. Jagadeesh B. Patil, from EIGEN, Bangalore, Mr. Rahul from Nova Technocast Pvt. Ltd. Rajkot,

  The West Midlands community will witness another trade fair as the OVERSEAS ENTERPRISE UK LTD is going to organize a business exhibition under the banner INDO-BRITISH BUSINESS EXPO 2018 . It will be held at The New Bingley Hall,         1 Hockley Circus, Hockley, Birmingham B18 5BE on 28 to 30th September 2018. Entrepreneurs from all the SAARC countries from various sectors like leather, hand tools, office and stationary, ladies garments, house hold items and many more are invited to this historical event. Local traders and business entrepreneurs will also be joining this event. General public entry will be free.