Beyond Resilience

The pandemic has had a debilitating effect in Indian industry - especially MSMEs.

The good news is, the unprecedented global event has also showed industry how technology (think blockchain, think automation), reskilling (think optimization, think sustainability) and whole slew of new developments are poised to help MSMEs leverage our new reality.

YourStory’s MSME Summit 2022 will focus on several such new enablers in the space. With dedicated tracks for each, the 7-day event will have will feature  multiple panel discussions, fireside chats, workshop, masterclass, keynote and roundtables.

JUNE 2022
The Ministry of MSME, governing bodies, key policymakers
Industry leaders and senior management from successful MSME sectors
MSME investors across industries
Established and upcoming MSMEs from across the country
To gain insights into the MSME sector, while engage in thought-provoking discussions and perspective-altering interactions
To know first-hand about innovations that are shaping (and will shape) the MSME sector
To understand the role of MSMEs on the path to economic recovery in a post-pandemic world
To connect and network with MSME experts, investors, industry professionals
Opening Keynote
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM
India MSME Summit 2022: Welcome Address
Shradha Sharma, Founder & CEO, YourStory Media
Panel discussion
10:05 AM - 10:40 AM
MSMEs and E-commerce: Benefits, Challenges, Future
Shri P. Narahari, Secretary, MSME & Industries Commissioner, Govt. of MP        
Rakesh Chhabra,
Vice President, FISME      
Aditi Garg,
Founder and CEO, Adwitiya Collection
Prateeksha Pandey,
Editor - Audio and Video [Languages], YourStory Media (Host)
Panel discussion
10:40 AM - 11:15 AM
Frontiers of Digital Learning: Bridging the Digital Skill Gaps for MSMEs and Entrepreneurs
Ratish Pandey, Business Coach and Founder, Ethique Advisory
Dr Satya Ranjan Acharya,
Director, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India
Palak Agarwal,
Copy Editor and Writer, YourStory Media (Host)
11:25 AM - 12:00 PM
Investing in an agile, smarter workforce for excellence
Sunette Carroll, Customer Success Leader, Udemy Business
Panel discussion
12:00 PM - 12:35 PM
Building a Lean and Green Manufacturing ecosystem for Indian MSMEs
Amritha Gaddam, Founder, Tribe Concepts      
Dharmesh Shah,
Chariman & MD, BDR Pharmaceuticals
Manasi Phadnis,
Head of Video (Editorial), YourStory Media (Host)
Fireside Chat
12:35 PM - 01:00 PM
Opportunities for MSMEs in the Defence sector
Dr DP Goel, Co-Chair, MSME Committee, PHDCCI
Bhavya Kaushal, Correspondent, YourStory Media (Host)
Panel discussion
02:50 PM -03:30 PM
Delayed Payments: Breaking the normalisation
Mukesh Mohan Gupta, Board Member, National Board for MSME
Winny Patro,
Co-founder & CEO, Recordent
Geetha Krishnan,
Director & CEO, Fragrant Kitchen
Sanddhya Yadav,
Director, Tulip Flori
Kinjal Sampat,
Vice President, Research and MEL, GAME (Host)
Fireside Chat
3:30 PM- 4:00 PM
Role of digital commerce in empowering the MSMEs entrepreneurship
Archana Vohra, Director Global Business Group Scaled & SMB India, Meta
Rajiv Bhuva,
Deputy Editor, YourStory Media (Host)
Fireside Chat
11:00 AM to 11:25 AM
Anil Foods Journey: Building South India's biggest FMCG empire from Tamil Nadu
Sugumar Nagarajan, Executive Director, Anil Foods
Induja Ragunathan, Deputy Editor, Yourstory Tamil, YourStory Media (Host)
Panel discussion
11:25 AM - 12:00 PM
Importance of creating markets for women led MSMEs
Sheetal Kapoor, Co-founder & Director, SHR Lifestyle Pvt Ltd
George J. Aikara,
CEO, United Way MumbaiSpokeperson from DWEN
Palak Agarwal, Copy Editor and Writer, YourStory Media (Host)
Fireside Chat
12:00 PM - 12:25 PM
Cold Chain supply and how it is battling perishable goods/ fresh produce in India
Swarup Bose, Founder and CEO, Celcius
Induja Raghunathan, Deputy Editor, Yourstory Tamil, YourStory Media
Panel discussion
12:25 PM to 01:00 PM
Overcoming supply chain disruptions in small and medium enterprises in wake of international conflicts
Sandip Chhettri, CEO,
Nilesh Ghule,
Co-founder & CEO, TruckBhejo
Bhavya Kaushal,
Correspondent, YourStory Media (Host)
Panel discussion
02:00 PM - 02:35 PM
How Hospitality Industry is facing the challenges and uncertainties in the Post COVID world
Manan Bajoria, VP Growth, Product Marketing and Analytics, ixigo        
Pranav Dangi,
Founder & CEO, The Hosteller
Ankush Kakkar,
Owner, Treeoise Resort
Palak Agarwal,
Copy Editor and Writer, YourStory Media (Host)
Panel discussion
02:35 - 03:10 PM
Thriving sunrise and new-age sectors amidst the complexities of the Indian market
Uday Narang, Chairman, Anglian Omega Group
Pallav Bihani, Founder, Boldfit
Sohil Wazir, COO, Blue Tribe Foods
Pranay Jain, Founder, BodyFirst
Bhavya Kaushal, Correspondent, YourStory Media (Host)
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