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Cluster Pulse
Cluster Pulse , an ISO certified economic development agency is a professionally managed, self-sustaining, autonomous institution with excellence in implementation of Cluster Development initiatives as its main objective through the twin approach of market intervention & technology upgradation in SME's.It has worked in 82 clusters in partnership with GTZ, UNIDO, USAID, IFC, World Bank, The commonwealth secretariat, Govt. of Canada, Govt. of Brunei, Government of India - Ministry Of Textiles, Ministry of MSME, Ministry of IT & communications & State Govt. all over India & in 10 other countries including USA, Canada, Brazil, Sweden, UK, Croatia, South Africa, Oman, Brunei, Turkey & Afghanistan. We have worked in 80 industry vertical like Textiles, agro, engineering, pharma, consumer goods, ICT etc.



GTZ International Services (IS) is a separate business area within GTZ, which offers effective services for sustainable development, drawing on our long experience and great competence in the international market. Major clients include multilateral donors, private sector actors and increasingly the governments of partner countries.

GTZ India has been a priority partner country of German development cooperation for more than 50 years, and for almost all of this period GTZ has been active here on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). In 2008, India and Germany celebrated 50 years of successful development cooperation.
Different levels of development can be seen side by side in the society and economy of India. The rapid growth of the economy since the early 1990s and the Government of India's increased commitment to accelerating social development present a unique opportunity for establishing a sustainable economy based on inclusive growth.



The Information Technology & Services Industry Association of Andhra Pradesh, ITsAP (Formerly Hyderabad Software Exporters Association - HYSEA) is a registered apex body with more than 300 members, representing the software industry in Andhra Pradesh under the Andhra Pradesh Public Societies Registration Act. The Association represents the interests of the IT, ITES and Software Products Industry, both Domestic & Export Oriented units in the state of Andhra Pradesh, including Tier II cities like Vizag, Warangal, Kakinanda, Vijayawada and Tirupati.

ITsAP was started in 1991, by 15 individuals who saw the potential of IT and how it could change the face of our state and its economy. Initially ITsAP helped software companies overcome their teething problems by providing them guidance and support. ITSAP’s role over the year expanded to playing a pivotal role in helping the government formulate appropriate policies and extending help in the creation of simpler and more effective procedures needed for the growth of the industry.



The President under Notification dated 9th May 2007 has amended the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules, 1961. Pursuant to this amendment, Ministry of Agro and Rural Industries (Krishi Evam Gramin Udyog Mantralaya) and Ministry of Small Scale Industries (Laghu Udyog Mantralaya) have been merged into a single Ministry, namely, “MINISTRY OF MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (SUKSHMA LAGHU AUR MADHYAM UDYAM MANTRALAYA)”

Worldwide, the micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) have been accepted as the engine of economic growth and for promoting equitable development. The major advantage of the sector is its employment potential at low capital cost. The labour intensity of the MSME sector is much higher than that of the large enterprises. The MSMEs constitute over 90% of total enterprises in most of the economies and are credited with generating the highest rates of employment growth and account for a major share of industrial production and exports. In India too, the MSMEs play a pivotal role in the overall industrial economy of the country. In recent years the MSME sector has consistently registered higher growth rate compared to the overall industrial sector. With its agility and dynamism, the sector has shown admirable innovativeness and adaptability to survive the recent economic downturn and recessio



Electronic and Computer SoftwareExport Promotion Council
Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC), sponsored by the Government of India is India’s largest Electronics and IT trade facilitation organization.

Ever since its inception in 1989 with an export performance of US$ 200 million, ESC has successfully steered the direction of India’s Electronics and Software Exports to achieve the export volumes of over US $ 56.33 billion during 2008-09. Under the aegis of the Council, the IT services exports have reached to over 200 countries across the world establishing the hallmark of India’s quality and competitiveness.

In an Industry where the degree of technological obsolescence is very high, ESC is striving hard to elevate India’s position in the international trading arena of the Electronic and Computer Software.