Our History

Indian Small and Rural Business Exposition (ISRB) is a one of its kind Event organized and being hosted by Puthiya Thalaimurai Foundation, Puthiya Thalaimurai Group. The Puthiya Thalaimurai Foundation was established in 2010 by Dr. P.Sathyanarayanan, Founder of Puthiya Thalaimurai Group. The NGO is working for improving Rural Education & Youth Development. Ever since 2010, the Foundation has conducted 8 Business Expositions, 100s of Training camps, Awareness programs, Advanced Skill Workshops for enabling and empowering the Small and Rural Business Entrepreneurs. The exposition not only supports Entrepreneurs showcase their products but also help them with marketing promotions and financial assistance through value adding schemes.

ISRB Expo was launched in the year of 2013 under the brand name of Micro Enterprises Self Employment Expo and had successfully conducted 8 Editions of Expositions.

The First Exposition was inaugurated by Dr. K. Rosaiah, Former Governor of Tamil Nadu on 1st March 2013.

From the year 2018, The Expo was rebranded as ISRB Expo and has started making even bigger results to the entrepreneur ecosystem.

ISRB Expo is a great platform for Small and Rural Businesses to showcase their capabilities, products, service offerings to more than 2000 Visitors. Enabling Rural and Small Business Entrepreneurs with knowledge and business expansion under one roof is the unique value proposition of ISRB Expo.

Why ISRB?

• Small and Rural Enterprises form the backbone of Indian Economy.
• 70% of the Indian population still lives in Villages and contributes to 57% of the GDP
• 20 Million non-Agri Enterprises out of the 36 Million in India are in Rural India
• Small and Rural businesses have contributed to 80 Million Tonnes increase in Food grains production in last 10 years
• 3.8 Million jobs created in animal forming (Poultry, Fishery & Others) in Rural Areas

The above pointers emphasize the importance of focusing on strengthening our Small and Rural Businesses of India. For the very same Reason, ISRB EXPO was launched by Puthiya Thalaimurai Foundation of Puthiya Thalaimurai Group.