Nibe Leads the Maharashtra MSME Defence Expo 2024

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  • Mar 01,24
The Inaugural expo was a witness to more than 400+ MSMEs and a footfall of over 2 lakh visitors.
Nibe Leads the Maharashtra MSME Defence Expo 2024

Nibe Limited signed multiple MoUs to strengthen the Indian Defence Sector under land, aerospace and maritime applications
Nibe Limited a pioneering name in manufacturing critical systems for the defence sector, stood as a cornerstone of the inaugural Maharashtra MSME Defence Expo 2024, significantly contributing to its remarkable success. As the knowledge partners, Nibe Limited played a central role in orchestrating an event that exceeded all anticipations, establishing new benchmarks for collaboration and innovation within the defence sector.
With a strong participation of over 400 MSMEs and an impressive showcase of more than 300 stalls, the expo provided a vibrant platform for fostering growth and development within the MSME ecosystem. Notably, the event witnessed an overwhelming turnout of 60,000 students, underscoring the importance of nurturing entrepreneurship and innovation among the youth.
With the aim of making the Indian Defence Sector Atmanirbhar, the event was inaugurated by Devendra Fadnavis, Deputy CM of Maharashtra, in presence of, Minister for Industries Maharashtra,  Uday Samant; Higher and Technical Education Minister, Maharashtra  Chandrakant Patil and  Harshdeep Kamble, Principal Secretary, Industries and Mining, Maharashtra.
The defence expo also attended by the esteemed dignitaries, including the Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari PVSM AVSM VM ADC Chief of Air Staff, Admiral R Hari Kumar PVSM AVSM VSM ADC Chief of Naval Staff, Army Chief General Manoj Pande PVSM AVSM VSM ADC Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General J.B Chaudhary PVSM SM VSM, and Major General C. S Mann Additional Director General Army Design Bureau. They recognised Nibe’s efforts and role in facilitating knowledge sharing and collaboration between MSMEs, Tri-services, DPSUs, DRDO, and large corporates. They reaffirmed the company's leadership in driving industry-wide initiatives. Furthermore, the expo was brainchild of Nibe which created a unique ecosystem bringing major stakeholders under one roof in Maharashtra.
Talking about his experience  Ganesh Ramesh Nibe, Founder Nibe Limited said, “Nibe Limited is honored to have been part of the Maharashtra MSME Defence Expo, an event that exemplifies our commitment to driving knowledge sharing and innovation. We believe that MSMEs are the key for fostering growth in the India's defence sector, and through initiatives like these, we can collectively work towards achieving self-reliance and excellence. As India continues its journey towards Atmanirbhar in defence manufacturing, Nibe Limited will continue its support towards the industry. The Maharashtra MSME Defence Expo stands as a testament to the collective efforts of all stakeholders involved and we are thankful for their contributions.”
Commenting on the success, Balakrishnan Govind Swamy, CTO, Nibe Limited further added, “It has been exhilarating three days with Nibe Limited driving the success and growth in the sector. The brand was able to open doors for mutually beneficial opportunities for MSMEs and other industry players showcasing the technological advancement scope in the Indian Defence sector. We are proud to be associated with the expo and we hope to come back bigger and stronger the next year.”
The groundbreaking event achieved many milestones including Nibe  signing multiple MoUs  to strengthen the Indian Defence Sector under land, aerospace and maritime applications including MoU for manufacturing of ammunitions for export with Munitions India Limited.
The brand also showcased its diverse product line in three broad segments – Defence, Electronics and Electronic Vehicles. The Defence category included Modular bridge, Pinaka launcher, MRSAM, Canister, Fin, small arms, mortar shells and Propeller components. The Electronic display has a line-up of Drones, Ruggedised Panel PCs with Consoles, Fuel cells, Ethernet switches, MDP+LVJB+JC+PDU (modular bridge) and communication equipment.
Nibe Fosters MSME Growth for an Atmanirbhar Indian Defence Sector at Inaugural Maharashtra MSME Defence Expo 2024. Nibe Limited is the official Knowledge Partner for Maharashtra MSME Defence Expo 2024 
The brand signed an MoU with Munition India for the manufacturing of ammunitions for export. The company showcased diverse range of innovative products equipped with cutting – edge technology including Modular bridge, Pinaka launcher, MRSAM, and others

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