Bhubaneswar: To revive the traditional industries with the modern age solutions, the Start-up Odisha initiative under MSME Department conducted a Start-up connect program with the SFURTI clusters here at O-Hub on Monday.
Start-ups like Grozip, Swabalambi Odra Green Farmers Producer Company Ltd., Kookaburra Naturals, Fastech Fashions, NeoSanjivani, ribe stores, SigmaScott interacted with MSME Principal Secretary, Satyabrata Sahu and expressed their interest in developing the existing traditional industries with their modern solutions thereby benefiting both.
“Start-ups working on home delivery/e-commerce, designing of handlooms/handicrafts for modern lifestyle, production and manufacturing of 100 percent organic foods and superfoods may open a better business prospect for the SFURTI Clusters and can scale up in association with them”, Sahu said.
Implementing agency, technical agency and nodal agencies of the SFURTI Clusters across the State attended the meeting.
The Start-ups in the field of hyper delivery/e-commerce, organic foods and superfoods, agricultural products and tribal products, handloom and handicrafts demonstrated their innovations and solutions to the traditional enterprises and expressed their interest to explore B2B opportunities with them.
SFUTRI Clusters working in the area of handloom and handicrafts, food processing, Agri and allied activities were present and interacted with the senior officials.
Among others, UN Das, Addl. Secretary, MSME, Md. Sadique Alam, Director of Industries and Sanjukta Badhai, Evangelist, Start-up Odisha attended the meeting.