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List of Ministries dealing with Enterprises/Job creation/Entrepreneurship-cum-Skill Development

Important Federations/Associations

Organisation Dealing with Enterprises

Office to Dc(MSME)



Coir Board

O/o DC(Handicrafts)

O/o DC(Handloom)



Tax information Network
Tax Information Network (TIN) is an initiative by Income Tax Department of India (ITD) for the modernization of the current system for collection, processing, monitoring and accounting of direct taxes using information technology. TIN is a repository of nationwide Tax related information, and has been established by NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited on behalf of ITD.

Registrar of Companies Contact
Registrars of Companies (ROC) appointed under Section 609 of the Companies Act covering the various States and Union Territories are vested with the primary duty of registering companies and LLPs floated in the respective states and the Union Territories and ensuring that such companies and LLPs comply with statutory requirements under the Act. These offices function as registry of records, relating to the companies registered with them, which are available for inspection by members of public on payment of the prescribed fee. The Central Government exercises administrative control over these offices through the respective Regional Directors.

Service Tax Department
The Directorate General of Systems & Data Management has developed a web based software named as ‘ AUTOMATION OF CENTRAL EXCISE AND SERVICE TAX’ (ACES) which automates various processes of Central Excise & Service Tax for Assesses and Department and gives complete end to end solution.

Central Board of Excise and Customs
Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) is a part of the Department of Revenue under the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. It deals with the tasks of formulation of policy concerning levy and collection of Customs & Central Excise duties and Service Tax, prevention of smuggling and administration of matters relating to Customs, Central Excise, Service Tax and Narcotics to the extent under CBEC's purview.

Non-Banking Financial Corporations providing financial assistance to Special categories

Regulatory Bodies

Security and Exchange Board of India

Bureau of Indian Standard

International Organization for Standardization
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is an independent, non-governmental membership organization and the world's largest developer of voluntary International Standards. International Standards make things work. They give world-class specifications for products, services and systems, to ensure quality, safety and efficiency. They are instrumental in facilitating international trade.

Quality Council of India
Quality Council of India (QCI) was set up jointly by the Government of India and the Indian Industry represented by the three premier industry associations i.e. Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), to establish and operate national accreditation structure and promote quality through National Quality Campaign.

Controller General of Patents Designs and Trademarks
The Controller General supervises the working of the Patents Act, 1970, as amended, the Designs Act, 2000 and the Trade Marks Act, 1999 and also renders advice to the Government on matters relating to these subjects. In order to protect the Geographical Indications of goods a Geographical Indications Registry has been established in Chennai to administer the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registeration and Protection) Act, 1999 under the CGPDTM.

Ministry and organisations dealing with banking policy

Organisations for Promotion of Foreign Trade

SME around the Globe

Sustainability Exchange

London Sustainability Exchange
London Sustainability Exchange (LSx) aims to accelerate the transition to a sustainable community by connecting and motivating people. by running learning networks and innovative exemplar schemes.
IFC Sustainability Exchange
Sustainability is a strategic priority for IFC. It underpins the World Bank Group's efforts to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity in a sustainable way with focus on the most urgent challenges—helping businesses address climate change, and foster sustainable practices in key sectors such as agribusiness, infrastructure and natural resources and financial markets. In some of the world's most challenging markets, we help create the conditions that can accelerate investment in these areas.
EAUC Sustainability Exchange
Through a unique partnership of organisations, the Sustainability Exchange reaches across all departments, functions, levels and themes, bringing together and supporting colleagues through an ever widening range of sustainability challenges.
Western Sustainability Exchange
Seeking information on sustainable food, community events, or conservation?
TSE Cities
Developed under the leadership of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, and informed by discussions with mayors nationwide, The Sustainability Exchange (TSE) unites cities in an innovative partnership for the adoption of best practices in sustainability and the delivery of measurable, data-driven results.
HEFCE Sustainability Exchange
To facilitate the development and sharing of good practice on sustainable development Staffordshire University, in partnership with the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges, will develop and implement an interactive web-based HE repository of technical guidance and case studies.

SME Updates

SME Finance Forum
The SME Finance Forum brings together financial institutions, technology companies, and development finance institutions to share knowledge, spur innovation, and promote the growth of SMEs.

SME Times India
SME Times is the first online news portal in India entirely dedicated to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Incorporated with the mission to bring forth this critically important economic segment's issues, serve its information needs, and give it a louder voice, we have come a long way in the last few years with our continuous focus to keep the Indian SME sector awake and aware about the economic and industrial issues that are significant and potent enough to influence their businesses.

SME Channels - IT Magazine
SME Channels magazine is a leading IT magazine in India. The focus of the magazine is to disseminate information about the use of IT and Communications in a most prudent manner by the SME market in India. The magazine includes all the stake holders starting from manufacturers to distributors, dealers, SIs, solution providers, cloud infrastructure and applications providers, hosted solution providers, service providers, etc. to help SMEs utilize IT for optimizing their efficiency.

MSME News Network
A site presented to you by MSME Multimedia Sdn Bhd. ("MSME News Network") Your privacy is important to us. As such, we provide this privacy statement explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at MSME News Network, and among MSME News Network affiliated websites, which includes any sites or services owned, operated or offered by or on behalf of MSME Multimedia Sdn Bhd or its affiliates.

Malaysia SME Paper
With its staple of business newspaper, community directory, business events, business sitcom and online news portal, it is visibly the leading media corporation serving close to 140 million SMEs worldwide.

India SME Forum
The India SME Forum, a not for profit initiative was formed to propel the SME movement, by nurturing entrepreneurship and support innovative, globally competitive, SMEs in India. Our Mission is to foster the development of a flourishing entrepreneurial culture and a competitive SMEs sector to support economic development.

Techworld offers the latest breaking IT industry news, product reviews, enterprise software downloads, how-to articles and expert blogs for technical professionals and enterprise users in the UK. By focusing on IT products and the practical applications of technologies.

SME Insider
SME Insider is the premier news and analysis portal focusing on all the things that UK small business owners and managers need to know – from the most relevant national headlines, to support and advice on all aspects of setting up and running a successful business, with regular insights from experts in the field. We provide a one-stop shop for a vibrant network of small business professionals who want to keep their fingers on the pulse of what’s happening in the sector.