About Event

Welcome to the Govt. of Maharashtra MSME Defence Expo: A Dynamic Forum for Collaboration and Growth!

Our platform serves as a vibrant hub where the Maharashtra MSME ecosystem converges with defense sector buyers to foster invaluable interactions and explore mutually beneficial opportunities.

With a commitment to facilitating meaningful connections and collaborations, we invite you to join us in unlocking the potential of the defense industry.

Together, let's pave the way for innovation, growth, and prosperity.

MSME Landscape in Maharashtra

Discover Maharashtra's thriving MSME (Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises) landscape, where innovation meets economic growth. With nearly 4 million separate entities, Maharashtra stands at the forefront of India's MSME sector, driving substantial contributions to the state's economic prosperity.

Our MSMEs play a pivotal role in providing livelihoods to a diverse workforce, ranging from skilled to unskilled workers, thereby fostering inclusive growth across the state. From manufacturing to services and trade sectors, the activities of Maharashtra's MSMEs resonate throughout the economy, fueling overall economic output.

At the heart of Maharashtra's MSME ecosystem lies innovation. Our MSMEs continually pioneer innovative products, services, and solutions, elevating Maharashtra's competitiveness in both national and global markets.

Govt. of Maharashtra Invites you to Explore the dynamic world of Maharashtra's MSMEs and witness the transformative impact they have on our economy and society. Join us as we celebrate entrepreneurship, innovation, and economic empowerment within Maharashtra's vibrant MSME sector.

Growth of Defence Sector in the State

The growth of the defense sector in Maharashtra has been remarkable, underpinned by a combination of strategic advantages and proactive initiatives. With its strategic location along India's western coast, Maharashtra serves as a key hub for defense activities, bolstered by robust industrial infrastructure and major defense establishments scattered across cities like Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, and Aurangabad. These cities house defense production units, research facilities, and testing centers, contributing to the state's pivotal role in defense manufacturing and innovation. Moreover, Maharashtra is home to premier defense research organizations like the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), which spearhead technological advancements and innovations in defense technologies. The state government's initiatives such as 'Make in Maharashtra' and supportive policies have further catalyzed growth by incentivizing defense manufacturing and fostering collaboration between government agencies, private industries, and educational institutions. The burgeoning defense sector in Maharashtra not only generates employment opportunities across various domains but also reinforces the state's significance in India's defense ecosystem, positioning it as a cornerstone of national security and economic resilience.