Schmersal India won an award for the best SME in machine safety at the Navabharat SME Business Excellence Award 2017 held in Mumbai on October 28, 2017. The Navabharat SME Business Excellence Award 2017, intends to felicitate the achievements in the SME sector to encourage and support the SMEs that have the potential to be world-class enterprises and offer them the platform to promote themselves in partnering for sustainable growth. The awards were given in several categories and based on the size of the company, the amount and the type of work performed.
It was an evening event, with a panel discussion on “GST & Demonetisation – Its impact on SME sector“, followed by awards night in the presence of 200+ delegates like SME entrepreneurs, officials from industrial association, government officials - Shiv Pratap Shukla, Minister of State- Finance, GoI and Subhash Desai, Industry Minister of Maharashtra, delegates from SME chambers, print-electronic media.
Sagar Bhosale, Managing Director, Schmersal India Pvt Ltd., was a speaker at this event. He stated, “The Indian SME sector is growing at an exceptionally fast pace and has truly become the backbone of India's GDP growth“. Educating the audience about the need for industrial safety, he made an earnest request to take initiatives in implementing safety at their workplaces.
The jury’s citation expressed that the Schmersal India’s decade of efforts has been bearing positive results in spreading awareness on industrial safety. Starting from a small office to setting up a manufacturing plant, Schmersal India is excelling and firmly committed and dedicated to improving the safety aspects of the industries across India.
“Receiving an award in safety excellence is really rewarding and it makes me immensely happy that we are able to spread smiles along with safety at the workplace. Despite having won this industry accolade, we will endeavor to pursue our path of turning workplaces into safer places with exceptional determination,” expressed Sagar Bhosale.