The project involves various stakeholders from the government, private and research sectors.
Private sector stakeholders
|MSME Industry:||MSME industrial enterprises are the main beneficiaries under the project. The participating industrial enterprises are required to share data, cooperate with experts, implement the recommended changes and comply with monitoring protocols.|
|Industrial Associations:||Major associations from important energy intensive MSME clusters are involved during the project. Their role are to facilitate workshops, create outreach and sensitize industries on relevant training programs and workshops. They are also involved in the dissemination efforts of the project.|
|Business Chambers of Commerce:||The Business Chambers of Commerce in the project‚??s areas of activity are consulted and cooperated with for the implementation of awareness campaigns and trainings. Their role is to facilitate and create outreach for the project‚??s activities using their existing communication channels.|
|Gender Dimensions:||The project ensures to maintain gender equality at each stage of project implementation. Participation of women are encouraged while selecting experts and consultants for training and capacity building activities. Project stakeholders are encouraged to nominate women employees to participate in the project. Efforts are also made to include gender focal points from relevant ministries in the Project Steering Committee meetings where possible.|
|Other stakeholders:||These include national experts, consultants, vendors, suppliers, business development service (BDS) providers, local banks and financing institutions who are participants in the training programmes and capacity building workshops (either as faculty or as recipients).|
The project establishes a robust institutional mechanism that is necessary to coordinate with the various agencies that have worked or are working in the identified clusters. The Project Steering Committee is established, including representatives from UNIDO, the Ministry of MSME, BEE, EESL and other related agencies, including SIDBI.
The below Figure shows the block diagram of the project implementation/execution arrangement: