Circular No. ES/129/2020-21 13th May, 2020
To : Members of the Council
Sub: Ministry of MSME Launches CHAMPIONS Portal www.Champions.gov.in
The Union Ministry of MSME has issued a Press Release dated 12th May, 2020 informing about the launch of CHAMPIONS portal www.Champions.gov.in, a portal for making the smaller units big by solving their grievances, encouraging, supporting, helping and handholding.
It is a Technology driven Control Room-Cum-Management Information System. The system utilising modern ICT tools is aimed at assisting Indian MSMEs march into big league as National and Global CHAMPIONS.
CHAMPIONS stand for Creation and Harmonious Application of Modern Processes for Increasing the Output and National Strength. Accordingly, the name of the system is CHAMPIONS. It is a real one-stop-shop solution of MSME Ministry.
In addition to ICT tools which includes telephone, internet and video conference, the system is enabled by Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and Machine Learning. It is also fully integrated on real time basis with GOI’s main grievances portal CPGRAMS and MSME Ministry’s own other web based mechanisms. The entire ICT architecture is created in house with the help of NIC in no cost. Similarly, the physical infrastructure is created in one of ministry’s dumping rooms in a record time.
As part of the system a network of control rooms is created in a Hub & Spoke Model. The Hub is situated in New Delhi in the Secretary MSME’s office. The spokes will be in the States in various offices and institutions of Ministry. As of now, 66 state level control rooms are created as part of the system.
Members may kindly make a note of the above.