“CHAMPIONS” portal has been launched by the Union Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). It is a technology driven Control Room-Cum-Management Information System. CHAMPION stands for Creation and Harmonious Application of Modern Processes for Increasing the Output and National Strength. This portal is a one-stop-shop solution of the MSME Ministry.
About “CHAMPIONS” portal:
The “CHAMPIONS” portal utilises modern ICT tools such as telephone, internet and video conference, and aims to assist Indian MSMEs to march into big league as National and Global CHAMPIONS. It aims to make the smaller units big by providing them various facilities such as solving their grievances, encouraging, supporting, helping and hand holding. The portal is also empowered with Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and Machine Learning as well as integrated with GOI’s main grievances portal CPGRAMS. As part of the portal, a network of control rooms is created in a Hub & Spoke Model where hub is situated in New Delhi in the Secretary MSME’s office while the spokes will be located in the States in various offices and institutions of ministry.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises: Nitin Jairam Gadkari.
- Ministers of State (I/C) of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises: Pratap Chandra Sarangi.