Shakti Virtual Expo 2021

The 6th Edition of Shakti Virtual Expo 2021, 25th to 30th March

The 6th Edition of Shakti Expo 2021 was virtually launched on 25th of March by Shri D. K. Singh, IAS, AS & DC, Ministry of MSME, in the presence of Shri Anand Sherkhane, ADC, Ministry of MSME; this virtual expo is being jointly held by Ministry of MSME, Government of India and India SME Forum from 25th of March to 30th March 2021; it is aimed at supporting 108+ Indian women owned businesses (WOBs) and showcasing products made best by them, on a dedicated virtual platform. 

Pointing out the creating of virtual trade fair due to the Covid situation, in the inaugural session Shri Dr. Singh stated that "thrugh holding such virtual programmes, we expect our women entrepreneurs to get access not only to domestic market, but to the overseas market as well. He added that it can help the exhibitors to enhance their productivity, which leads to trade growth and ecosystem development."

Also, Dr. Singh mentioned that based on the Government's Public Procurement Policy, the share of women is 3%, out of which less than 1% has been fulfilled by women in business, so far; to understand the needs of govt. public policy, it is necessary to find the gaps whether in manufacturing or services sectors and fulfill them. 

Encouraging the women exhibitors, he emphasied that "world is changing very fast, one has to respond very fast", so associations like India SME Forum that can help to respond fast to this changes are in need."

The exposition focuses on promoting and creating business opportunities for exhibitors' enterprises, within India, as well as Internationally, by introducing local and international women - buyers, channel partners, distributors and traders from India and all over the world.

The Duration of six full days of buyer and seller networking brings out support to the exhibition of innovative products showcased by Women Entrepreneurs, selected from all over India. To visit the expo for free click on


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