FICCI jointly Making Indian MSMEs Globally Competitive

“With the MSME sector contributing 29 per cent to India’s GDP and steadily growing, your business plays a key role in the government’s vision of a self-reliant India. 80 per cent of SAP’s customers in India are MSMEs, and Global Bharat is our initiative to empower this sector to become globally competitive.” – Ms. Tanya Srivastava, Strategic Program Lead, SAP India

FICCI Chhattisgarh State Council & SAP India jointly organized a webinar on “Global Bharat Program – Making Indian MSMEs Globally Competitive “

Raipur (the states. news) With an aim to pave the way for Indian MSMEs to access global markets, FICCI partners with SAP to take the Global Bharat Program to its members. With this initiative, FICCI members will 

get access to global marketplace, support in skilling their workforce to increase their readiness and relevance in evolving environment and commence on their digital transformation journey with SAP. By providing 

access direct and indirect membership from national and regional sectoral industry bodies, FICCI’s purpose is to equip MSMEs with digital technologies that will further help them to create demand for their 

products and transact globally. Additionally, FICCI members will also have the opportunity to digitally upskill their workforce through SAP India’s workforce skilling module by accessing more than 240 courses on 

Digital Financial, Soft Skills, Productivity Technologies etc. These will be available through an application for people to access via their android smartphone devices, helping them adapt to the new working 


The pandemic has affected the way businesses used to function, pushing organizations to adopt and rely on technology to stay relevant in the market. Our purpose of collaborating with SAP and bringing in Global 

Bharat program for our members is to help them to the best of our ability in finding a solid footing during these unprecedented times. We truly believe that this initiative will help our Indian MSMEs to transform 

themselves digitally and empower them to take their business to the global level,” said Mr Pradeep Tandon, Chairman, FICCI Chhattisgarh State Council. SAP India has announced the launch of Global 

Bharat, a program designed to enable Indian MSMEs become globally competitive by equipping them with digital technologies. In association with NASSCOM Foundation, United Nations Development Programme 

(UNDP) and Pratham InfoTech Foundation. The program further compliments government of India’s vision to empower the MSME sector by providing them access to global marketplace. As part of providing access 

to the global marketplace, MSMEs will have open access to B2B marketplace SAP Ariba Discovery, where buyers can post their sourcing needs and the suppliers on Ariba Network can respond with their ability 

to deliver the goods and services.

FICCI Chhattisgarh State Council and SAP India jointly organized a webinar on 23 December 2020, on “Global Bharat Program – Making Indian MSMEs Globally Competitive”. Mr. Pradeep Tandon, Chairman 

FICCI – Chhattisgarh State Council, Ms. Tanya Srivastava Strategic Lead, SAP, Mr. Rajeev S Nair Director MSME – DI, Government of India, Mr. Vikram Jain, Member FICCI Chhattisgarh State Council, 

Mr. Arun Jain, President, Madhya Pradesh Small Scale Industries Organization. The virtual session organized by FICCI Chhattisgarh State Council witnessed participation of more than 100 delegates of various 

sectors of MSMEs across India.