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For the last 51 years, Industrial Products Finder (IPF), India’s largest circulated industrial magazine, has been aiding the growth of Indian manufacturing sector by providing information about latest technologies and products. Last year in 2022 it celebrated its Golden Jubilee Year, by hosting 3i EXPO (IPF for Industry 4.0 & Innovations Expo) on 20-21 May 2022. The show 3i EXPO, which was presented by Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation brought all key stakeholders in Industry 4.0 (I4.0) transition — i.e., solution/product providers for I4.0, adopters (especially SMEs) of Industry 4.0 solutions, Policy Makers and even Education Institutes — on one platform. The 3i EXPO will be a 3-in-1 event comprising Exhibition, Conference and IPF Industry Excellence Awards (for innovative products, progressive companies & start-ups, and enterprising entrepreneurs). Now in 2023, 3i EXPO comes out stronger and with a defined purpose to make Indian smart manufacturing a vibrant catalyst to help improve the manufacturing sector’s contribution to GDP to 25%.
Hon'ble Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Government of India
Shri Som Parkash (72) is the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry in Government of India. He is a Member of Parliament of India (Lok Sabha) representing Hoshiarpur Parliamentary Constituency (Punjab). He hasbeen an elected member of Legislative Assembly of State of Punjab for two consecutive terms representing Phagwara Assembly Constituency. He hasa Masters degree in Economics from prestigious Panjab University, Chandigarh.
Before joining politics, Shri Som Parkash served as a Member of coveted Indian Administrative Service and held various important administrative positions. During his 37 years of public service as bureaucrat, he served in various positions in various Departments of the Government of Punjab.
Shri Som Parkash has his wife Mrs. Anita and two sons in his family. His wife Smt. Anita is a social worker who has been continuously working towards social upliftment of various underprivileged sections of the society. She also helps her husband in her political activities, particularly related to his Parliamentary Constituency. His elder son is a businessman and younger son is a practicing doctor.
Lokayukta, Upa-Lokayukta Maharashtra
Mr. Bhatia is an Indian Administrative Service officer of 1985 batch who has served at various levels of the state and central governments in India. Prior to assuming the post of Upa-Lokayukta, mr. Bhatia was the Chairman of Mumbai Port Trust, Vice Chaiman and Managing Director of CIDCO where he was the pioneer in planning the development of New Towns, Airport and Metro in Navi Mumbai. He has also served as Commissioner, Sales Tax, Managing Director of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co, Director, Heavy Industries, Central Government, Collector, Gadchiroli, & CEO, ZP, Solapur.
Director, MSME Development Institute
Mr. Parlewar has rich experience of more than 32 years in the MSME development sector in various states including Gujarat, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Delhi. He has expertise in Cluster Development, SEZ Act, Foreign Trade Policy and Quality Management System and has published papers at National and International levels.
Jt. CEO (Special Projects), Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC), Mumbai Government of Maharashtra
Mr. Amgothu Sri Ranga Naik, an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer of the 2009 batch belonging to the Maharashtra cadre, has served the country and nation for about 12 years.
He has worked as Sub-Divisional Magistrate Ahmednagar, Chief Executive Officer – ZP Nandurbar, Collector – Jalna and Gadchiroli, Commissioner – Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS).
He currently holds the position of Jt. CEO (Special Projects) in Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation at Mumbai where he also holds charge of the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor. Additionally, he is the Managing Director of Aurangabad Industrial Township Limited.