SIDO TOP MANAGEMENT FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY MEETS TO STRATEGIZE ON PROMOTION OF SMALL INDUSTRIES IN TANZANIA.
To accomplish the directives given by the 5th Government of establishing many more Industries in the country, SIDO organised a two days working workshop in DSM from 28th and 29th May 2016. The platform that included all the Director General, department directors and managers, regional managers and line managers discussed strategic and operation issues focusing on provision of competitive services to the SMEs to enable them either expand their industries or establish new ones.
Alongside discussing strategic and operation issues also the meeting aimed at familiarization, learning from each other (managers) what have being achieved so far in-terms of service delivery, identifying areas that need interventions and propose the way forward on provision of better services to the SMEs.
The workshop was officiated by Dr Consolata Ishebabi, Director of SME from the Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment on behalf of the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment. On her speech she emphasized on hard work and directed SIDO staff to work professionally and enhance innovation. She also directed to come up with deliberations that will enhance productivity for both SIDO and SMEs.
The Chairman of SIDO Board of Directors Mr Wilfred Nyachia addressed the workshop members by emphazing on working hard and diligently to support the 5th Government which focus on Industrialization and work professionally in order to score uncontroversial goals.
Apart from the Chairman of SIDO Board of Directors the managers also met with one SIDO Board member who is the COSTECH Director General Dr Hassan Mshinda, who also hosted the workshop, and he emphasized on SIDO being a catalyst in Economic growth, proper use of public resources. He called upon the Regional Managers to work closely with Regional Commissioners and provide services that promote new industries and create employment.
The workshop included trainings also. The training session was on how to manage SIDO Web portal that has been developed recently. Another training was on OPRAS,that was facilitated by Ms. Elizabeth Makiayo from Public Services Commission, new filing system facilitated by Filimin Msiangi from Presidents office Archives Department and presentation on Cluster development facilitated by Mr Tommo JICA Volunteer on Cluster Development based in SIDO.