MSME-Technological Development Centre (PPDC) was set up in 1985 as Process and Product Development Centre (PPDC) at agra, as government body for the technological up-gradation of micro, small and medium industries casting and forging sectors, located across the country. PPDC was later made into an autonomous body from 1986. In 2014, PPDC, Agra was renamed as MSME-TDC (PPDC)
MSME-TDC(PPDC) is part of the Ministry of MSME, with location in Agra, UP and Coimbatore, TN. AS an autonomous body, MSME-TDC(PPDC) is managed by a Governing Council under the Chairmanship of AS & DC (SS!). The Principal Director, Shri. Paneerselvam, is the chief executive of the centre.
MSME-TDC (PPDC) is always looking for new and innovative models to help the MSMEs across the country. These innovative models include partnership with international associations like European Union (EU)& Foundation for MSME Cluster, New Delhi, In 2014, MSME-TDC (PPDC) has signed partnership agreement with Madison Street capital, India to provide corporate financial advisory services.