National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), is an ISO 9001-2015 certified Government of India Enterprise under Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). NSIC has been working to promote, aid and foster the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises in the country. NSIC operates through countrywide network of offices and Technical Centres in the Country. In addition, NSIC has set up Training cum Incubation Centre managed by professional manpower.

TRIFED in collaboration with NSIC in marching ahead to undertake the following crucial steps for tribal welfare -

  • NSIC has a dedicated SC ST Hub wherein their corpus of funds for tribal welfare can be utilized by convergence with TRIFED.

  • TRIFED's Tech for Tribals initative comprising of 14 projects ready for commissioning can be boosted by linking with incubation program under NSIC.

  • Officials from TRIFED visited NSIC Technical Services Centre (NTSC) in Okhla where TRIFED team was shown various technologies in place and machinery for manufacturing various items like Paper Napkins, bowls, knitting machines, book binding, grinding of spices, pastes of garlic/ginger, etc. NSIC also has advanced training with respect to Industrial Automation, 3D Printing, Solar Energy, etc.

  • It was discussed to link Tribes Portal with NSIC Portal which sees traffic from MNCs to promote B2B business.

  • NSIC to partner with TRIFED for Tribes Expo planned to be organized in late 2020, jointly take part in Dubai Expo and jointly hosting international exhibitions with TRIFED. NSIC shall seek additional funds from MSME for the same.

  • TRIFED & NSIC Working Committee in place and MoU being entered into.