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Excitement is electrifying the air in Maharashtra as the state prepares to host its first-ever mega MSME Defence Expo, scheduled from February 24th to 26th at the Pune International Exhibition and Convention Center (PIECC). As Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis tweeted, “Work is in full progress! The anticipation is palpable…”

This landmark event promises to be a grand showcase of Maharashtra’s industrial prowess and unwavering commitment to innovation in the defense sector. Inspired by the visionary leadership of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the “Father of the Indian Navy,” the Expo goes beyond mere exhibition. It embodies a rich heritage woven with a future-oriented vision of progress and collaboration.

The Expo offers a unique platform for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) operating in the defense domain to exhibit their capabilities and forge strategic partnerships. With over 1,200 firms expected to participate, including the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian defense forces, the event promises a vibrant exchange of ideas and expertise.

This convergence of tradition and modernity holds immense potential for Maharashtra’s economic growth and development. The Expo is expected to attract significant investments, create job opportunities, and position the state as a leading hub for defense manufacturing.

Mark your calendars for February 24th to 26th and witness history unfold as Maharashtra takes a giant leap forward in the defense sector. Let’s join hands in celebrating this momentous occasion and contribute to the state’s journey of progress and prosperity!