First Ever ONDC Workshop in Nashik, led by Shreekant Patil, is igniting a digital revolution for the MSME sector

April 23, 2024 ( PR Submission Site )

Startup India mentor & consultant MSME, Udyog Mitra, CE Shreekant Patil in collaboration with ONDC official MR Dheeraj Kumar, organized two workshops in Nashik on April 16th, 2024, intending to create awareness about the ONDC platform for small business entrepreneurs & women in the region.

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs

The workshops, attended by over 100 women, provided them with handholding support to onboard their businesses on the ONDC Network. This initiative, spearheaded by Shreekant Patil, marks the first step towards creating a conducive ecosystem in Nashik for small businesses to thrive and grow.

“I am thrilled to have had the opportunity to support these women entrepreneurs in Nashik and help them navigate the world of ecommerce and digital growth,” said Shreekant Patil. “It is crucial for small businesses, self-help groups, and NGOs to understand the importance of leveraging technology to expand their reach and scale their businesses.”

ONDC Workshops

The workshops aimed to empower women entrepreneurs in Nashik with the knowledge and resources needed to succeed in the digital age. By familiarizing them with the ONDC network, the workshops provided a platform for these individuals to showcase their products and services to a wider audience, ultimately contributing to the growth and development of their businesses.

This initiative is part of a larger effort by the government of India to bolster the MSME sector and promote digital entrepreneurship across the country. By equipping small businesses with the tools and resources they need to thrive in the digital economy, India is taking significant steps towards becoming a global economic powerhouse.

Entrepreneur Profile

Shreekant Patil — Startup India Mentor & Consultant MSME, Udyog Mitra, Nashik. He is Founder of Startup — PARENTNashik, Exporter, Chartered Engineer, Valuer, (P &M), Trainer, Assessor at NSDC ( Govt), Counselor at NCS, Consultant — Advisor at UN, European Union, Asian Development Bank, African Bank, Euro Exim Bank, Sidbi, Professor of Practice at UGC, Governing Body member at various international Chamber of Commerce.,

Advisory board member at IIC, IQAC, E-Cell at various university & Colleges, Mentor at Startup India, Meity Startup Hub, BIRAC, E-Cell IIT Bombay, and various foundation incubation center in India and other countries like USA, Europe, Middle East & Asia.


Shreekant Patil, in collaboration with ONDC official Dheeraj Kumar, organized workshops in Nashik to create awareness about the ONDC platform for women entrepreneurs. Over 100 women were provided with handholding support to onboard their businesses. This initiative aims to empower small businesses in Nashik to thrive in the digital age and contribute to the growth of the MSME sector in India.

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