SIDBI has been set up on April 02nd, 1990 under an Act of Indian Parliament. Being the Principal FI for MSMEs, SIDBI has dedicated its resources towards evolution of a vibrant MSME ecosystem.

SIBDI's initiative have remained aligned to the national goals of poverty alleviation, employment generation, kindling entrepreneurship and fostering competitiveness in MSME sector.

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The UK is an active, confident, internationalist, burden-sharing and problem-solving nation. We are a force for good in the world. The FCDO leads the UK’s work internationally, promoting the UK overseas, defending our security, projecting our values, reducing poverty and tackling global challenges with international partners.

Building shared global prosperity, eradicating extreme poverty, leaving no-one behind, tackling climate change, strengthening the international rule of law and global security, and promoting universal human rights and free, open societies are in our enlightened self-interest. Delivering on that will be the mission of the FCDO.

Under its private sector programme, FCDO uses ‘Development Capital Investments’ to invest in the private sector for inclusive economic growth. The focus is on interventions that enable the poor/undeserved to obtain jobs, increase income and enjoy better quality of services and infrastructure. FCDO has a portfolio that includes a mix of equity and loan, focused on green infrastructure, impact investments and MSMEs. Small amounts of Technical Assistance alongside investments is used to build markets, improve the policy environment and build capacity of key institutions. Samridhi was one of FCDO India’s first investments under its Private Sector Programme in 2012. Following are the FCDO team members for the Samridhi investment:

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The Parliament of India passed the Life Insurance Corporation Act on the 19th of June 1956, and the Life Insurance Corporation of India was created on 1st September, 1956, with the objective of spreading life insurance much more widely and in particular to the rural areas with a view to reach all insurable persons in the country, providing them adequate financial cover at a reasonable cost.

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United India Insurance Company Limited was incorporated as a Company on 18th February 1938. In 1972, 12 Indian Insurance Companies, 4 Cooperative Insurance Societies and Indian operations of 5 Foreign Insurers, besides General Insurance operations of southern region of Life Insurance Corporation of India were merged with United India Insurance Company Limited. Since then, United India has grown by leaps and bounds. The Company has variety of insurance products to provide insurance cover from bullock carts to satellites.

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