Sh. P. Udayakumar, Director (Planning & Marketing) NSIC was the key note speaker in the 5th Annual Conference on MSMEs - "Gearing up to Global Competitiveness" organised by Maharashtra Economic Development Council (MEDC) & Indian Education Society (IES) on September 10, 2014 at Bandra, Mumbai. He highlighted the emerging opportunities for the MSMEs from the futuristic areas and persuaded the MSMEs on the need for capacity build up and technology infusion. Mr. Vinod Tawade, Leader of Opposition, Maharashtra State, Cdr. Dipak Naik, President, Sh. Chandrashekar Prabhu, Director General, MEDC, Sh. Shriram Dandekar, Regional Director, MEDC and Sh. Hemraj Singh, CGM-SG(West) also participated in the event.