Punjab signs MoU with GAME to support MSMEs, in partnership with Omidyar Network India

The Fact News Service

Chandigarh, October 29

In another significant step towards ensuring ease of doing business by simplification, digitization and decriminalization of compliances, Punjab Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME).

Disclosing this, Industries Minister Sundar Sham Arora said that the agreement is supported by Omidyar Network India (ONI), an investment firm focused on social impact, under its recently announced ReSolve Initiative. ONI’s ReSolve Initiative focuses on providing funding support for lighthouse projects that are creating solutions to empower MSMEs as well as migrant workers.

            The project will be led by the Chair of the GAME Taskforce on MSME, Dr KP Krishnan who is a former Secretary, Government of India. It will be primarily supported by Omidyar Network India, and will include experts from GAME, The Centre for Civil Society, and Avantis Reg Tech. The group will work closely with the Government of Punjab under the leadership of Vini Mahajan, IAS, Chief Secretary and Alok Shekhar, Principal Secretary Industries and Commerce, Government of Punjab.