Important Notice
Important Date
Last date for submission of Abstract Nov. 30, 2016
Acceptance of short-listed abstracts Dec. 10, 2016
Full paper submission Jan. 31, 2017
Last date for registration Feb. 20, 2017

Theme and Sub–Themes of the Conference

The theme ‘Trinity of MUDRA, Start-Up India and Stand-Up India Schemes: Prospects and Challenges’ will cover the various sub–themes under the following areas:

Human Resource

  • Employment Generation, Self-Employment and Talent Management
  • Training and Skill Development - Going Beyond the Traditional Institutional Framework
  • Welfare and Social Security Safety Nets for Informal Sector
  • Digital India Initiative - Challenges of Digitisation and ICT


  • Financial Architecture for MSMEs
  • Micro Finance, Crowd Funding and Financial Inclusion
  • Investment Promotion for MSMEs and Contribution to Industrialization
  • Regulatory Compliances and Procedures


  • Establishing Market Linkages
  • Business Environment and Market Dynamics
  • Customer Engagement and Branding (Establishing Market Identity)
  • Rural Industrialization and Cluster Development

Entrepreneurship And Technology

  • Entrepreneurship Promotion and Development
  • Promoting ICT Use and E-Commerce by MSMEs
  • Product Standards and Total Quality Management
  • Transnational Entrepreneurship and Innovation – ATAL Innovation Mission