In his inaugural address, Mr. Moideen said that a new loan scheme for entrepreneurs and start-ups from among OBCs was being launched.
Those interested availing the loan should register themselves on the website www.ksbcdc.com before January 25, the press release said.
SubsidyTwenty per cent of the loan amount, up to ?2 lakh would be provided as a subsidy.
Institutions such as the Plywood Research Institute are part of the exhibition, which was inaugurated by Industries Minister A. C. Moideen.
The areas of focus at the exhibition include food processing and packaging; electricals and electronics; wood-based industries, and Ayurveda.