Name : M. CHANDRASEKHAR REDDY
Designation: Director General
National Institute for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (ni-msme)
(An organisation of the Ministry of MSME, GoI)
Yousufguda, Hyderabad 500 0045, INDIA
Tel. 91-40-23608577 / 23608544
Fax: 91-40-23608547 / 23541260
Mr. Chandrasekar Reddy has a Masters degree in Economics and Post Graduation Diploma in Entrepreneurship and UNIDO Certification on Cluster Development. He has distinctive blend of professional exposure to both business development and management. Mr. Reddy’s work experience over the last two decades involves managerial responsibilities in organisations and in promotion and development of micro, small and medium enterprises. He has served with Haryana Delhi Industrial Consultancies (HARDICON); Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CEDMAP), Madhya Pradesh, National Institute for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (ni-msme) and German International Cooperation (GIZ) in different capacities.
Mr. Reddy has been extensively involved in promotion of entrepreneurship development particularly in the field of training, research and consultancy and provided support in establishment of Entrepreneurship Development Cells in different institutions. He has also played a lead role in establishing National Resource Centre for Cluster Development (NRCD) at ni-msme, extended support in formulation of cluster development schemes of various Ministries of Government of India and several State Governments. He has also guided international executives in the preparation of policy related issues pertaining to the identification and mapping of clusters in various countries during his stay at ni-msme and provided handholding services to the cluster actors & cluster development executives of various clusters across the country. He has also developed Business Development Service (BDS) models for MSMEs for different parts of the country and involved in designing of sectoral loan products for financial institutions during his tenure in GIZ.
Mr.Reddy has contributed several articles in the field of entrepreneurship development and MSME cluster development and involved in publications of books on various themes related to MSMEs for the respective organizations wherever he worked. His current areas of interest include entrepreneurship development, cluster development, BDS models, innovation opportunities, business projects and management.