ISHIR awarded Minority Business Enterprise by the Dallas-Fort Worth Minority Business Development Council
Sept 122008The DFW MBE certificate provides the opportunity for ISHIR to elevate its local presence.
Dallas, TX. (September 11, 2008) – ISHIR Inc., a diversified IT services provider headquartered in Dallas, TX, has been awarded as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the Dallas/Ft. Worth Minority Business Development Council (DFWMBDC). The DFWMBDC, along with 39 other affiliated councils, follows all standard procedures given by the National Minority Supplier Development Council.
In order to receive this certification, 51% of the ownership of an enterprise must be operated or controlled by minorities. Regardless of the physical size of the company, minority individuals must be U.S. citizens who are Native American, Hispanic, Black, or Asian.
“We are very excited to be MBE certified with DFW Minority Business Development Council,” Rishi Khanna, managing director, said. “Since we are headquartered in Dallas, being certified in Texas will provide great opportunity for ISHIR to work with companies with local presence.”
The DFWMBDC’s objective is to increase minority business revenues, business opportunities and to build a network for minority-owned businesses in North Texas. Some of the benefits that this certification offers are networking forums, with over 700 minority-owned enterprises, vendor opportunities, workshops and an annual awards banquet.
ISHIR is a diversified offshore IT services provider. The company’s competencies lie in setting up dedicated offshore software development teams for outsourced product development, game development, application maintenance and independent software testing with a local project management team. The eight-year-old company uses a proven project management and mature development methodology. ISHIR is a CMMI Level 3 Company, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Intel Software Partner. ISHIR corporate website can be accessed at www.ishir.com