Established by the Government of U.P. & Financial Institutions in 1974.
U.P. Industrial Consultants Limited, popularly know by its acronym UPICON, is a premier consultancy organization with it headquarter at Kanpur, a leading industrial city of the state of Uttar Pradesh in North India. UPICON was established in 1974 by the Government of UP. It was further restructured in 1976 by the apex financial institutions of the country such as Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI), Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI) and Industrial Credit & Investment Corporation of India (ICICI) .
“It is not enough to say that hand-spinning is one of the industries to be revived. It is necessary to insist that it is the central industry that must engage our attention if we are to re-establish the village home.“
– Mahatma Gandhi
What We Do
Research, Data Analysis & Consultancy
UPICON now provides a new age consultancy service, focused towards impact generation, through a combination of deep knowledge of domain, support from new age technologies such as data analytics and artificial intelligence, including other data collection methods.
Enterprenureship, Empowerment & Skill Development
This division looks after the training needs of Entrepreneurship, Empowerment and Skill executives throughout the State. A large number of specially designed programmes are being conducted at the instance of government departments, financial institutions and commercial banks etc.
UPICON launched its Financial Inclusion Business Unit in December 2017 with the signing of its Corporate Banking Correspondent (CBC) Agreement with Bank of Baroda (BOB). In June 2018, UPICON signed its second bank, UCO Bank, as a partner and followed up with a similar agreement with Baroda UP Gramin Bank (BUPGB) in December 2019.
The consultancy services from UPICON cover socio economic surveys, industrial surveys, evaluation of schemes of the Central State Govt. census surveys. The services also cover project identification, Technology transfer, preparation of project reports, assessment of market demand and potentially demand forecasting, revival.
Our Marquee Shareholders
Our Representative Clients
Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI) and Industrial Credit & Investment Corporation of India (ICICI) in association with national banks and state level industrial development and financial institutions with an objective to provide comprehensive consultancy services to the prospective entrepreneurs belonging to small and medium sector.
The consultancy services from UPICON cover socio economic surveys, industrial surveys, evaluation of schemes of the Central State Govt. census surveys. The services also cover project identification, Technology transfer, preparation of project reports, assessment of market demand and potentially demand forecasting, revival and modernization of sick industrial units, infrastructure and area development studies, management and organizational studies and other relared services to industrial and institutions. It also conducts various types of training programs for the benefit of entrepreneurs, manager and senior executives of institutions in the field of entrepreneurship development, financial, marketing and office management etc.
UPICON has a dedicated team of professionals from different disciplines such as marketing, management, financial and engineering & technology having vast experience in their respective fields.
Mr. Navneet Sehgal currently serve as Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) to the Government of UP. He is the Principal Secretary of Department of MSME, Export Promotion. Mr. Sehgal also serve Chairman of B.I.D.A, U.P.S.I.C., I.E.D / Uttar Pradesh Handicraft Development and Marketing Corporation / Export Commissioner, Bureau of Export Promotion. Mr. Sehgal is a trained Chartered Accountant.
Mr. Navneet Sehgal-IAS
Mr. Pravin Singh currently serves as the Managing Director of UPICON. He leads the Organization on all operating and business points; with a particular focus on business developments and sales. Mr. Singh is a recognized industry leader in strategy consulting, marketing and govt. relations. He brings decades of rich and varied experience from such diverse industries as telecom, technology, consulting services & healthcare. Mr. Singh has led the company through stage of exponential growth & has led the company into several new business lines; including Financial Inclusion (FI) and IT.
Mr. Singh has an undergraduate degree from the University of bombay & had sucessfully completed the Post Graduate Program (PGP) from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, He is also involved in various socio-cultural activities & organization is various leadership position; and currently serves as Vice President of the Indian Powerlifting Federation (IPF).
Mr. Pravin Singh
We Build Lasting Relationships
UPICON was established in 1974 by the Govt. of U.P. Further restructured in 1976 by the apex financial Institutions of the country, namely, Industrial Credit & investment Corporation of India (ICICI) in association with national bank and state level industrial development and financial institutions with an objective to provide comprehensive consultancy services to the prospective entrepreneurs belonging to small and medium sector.
"Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served.!"
“In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.”
“If you don't build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.!”