(An Initiative of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises)
  • These major Public/Private Sector Banks in India have opened dedicated MSME Regional Service Centre/ Branch, located at different places in almost all States of India according to their operational area & business needs.
    Axis Bank Bank of Maharashtra Indian Overseas Bank
    Syndicate Bank Canara Bank Oriental Bank of Commerce
    State Bank of India Bank of Baroda State Bank of Travancore
    State Bank Of Hyderabad Punjab & Sind Bank UCO Bank
    United Bank of India SME Branches of PNB
  • To meet the credit requirements of MSME units NSIC has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with various Nationalized and Private Sector Banks. All documentations pertaining to completion and submission of a credit proposal to banks shall be undertaken by NSIC thereby saving cost and time to MSME. Reads further details inside the link
  • CSIR is a living institution, integrated wholly into the fabric of Indian ethos and culture. In the promotion of equality, preservation of ecology, development of economy, generation of employment and commitment of the agency to the ethos, CSIR envisions a role for S&T systems and commits to carve for itself a special role. Such a commitment inspires CSIR to introspect and internalize discussions as to how the agency could galvanize its strength and resources towards a technology driven human development in rural India. CSIR has already begun six decades ago. The best is yet to come.
    Explore the rural technologies that you can start today!!!
  • The Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances, as part of its mandate to document and disseminate good-governance initiatives, has launched a Web Portal, namely, Governance Knowledge Centre (GKC) in 2005.
    Over a period, the GKC portal has evolved as an important source of governance related knowledge with well researched documents, working papers, government reports, case studies etc; reviews of books in the area of public policy of the Government; news items; events and announcements updated from time to time.
  • PHD-MSME App for MSME sector, developed by Team DAPSR, an initiative of PHDCCI with the help of Delhi University students, has been launched by the Govt. “This is a one stop information centre for the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises.”, says the developer. It makes available all the latest events, news, schemes in one place by various organizations including PHDCCI, NSIC, NIESBUD, SIDBI and MSME Ministry. The app was launched at the PHD Chamaber Innovation Summit 2014 by MSME Minister Shri Kalraj Mishra.
  • ​T​he first Android news application that focuses on the Financial World. It is designed to keep you connected with relevant & useful news, articles, stories, reports and videos from Banking, Finance, Insurance, Technology, Business, Government, Sports, Entertainment, Lifestyle & much more.
  • WIPO is the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation. We are a self-funding agency of the United Nations, with 188 member states. Their mission is to lead the development of a balanced and effective international intellectual property (IP) system that enables innovation and creativity for the benefit of all.
  • TradeBriefs, backed by 500 Start-ups in Silicon Valley , is an online media company and premium B2B publisher with 8,00,000+ subscribers in India, including over 60,000+ CXOs
    TradeBriefs understands the need for you to stay informed and helps you understand trends in IT, Retail, FMCG, Telecom, Finance, Digital Media, Ecommerce, HR, Logistics, Construction, Franchising, Marketing and other areas of Business.
  • Money Bhaskar - the world of online news for "Faayde ki Sonch" from Dainik Bhaskar It has information on current affairs, Market, business, Experts, Personal Finance, Business Help, and various Calculators for your use.
  • Section 8 of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (MSMED) Act, 2006 provides for filing of memorandum by a Micro, Small or Medium Enterprise. Sub-section (2) of section 8 stipulates that the form of the Memorandum, the procedure of its filing and other matters incidental thereto shall be such as notified by the Central Government. Click this link for EM I and EM II format
  • A project report for new business conducts a profound road map for effectual business venture. It discusses whether the business requires finance or not, the challenging risks, several problems en route, etc. Hence it becomes vital for every new business to prepare a project report, to acquaint them on forewarning issues.
    Compendium of National Manufacturing Competitiveness Programme (NMCP) and Other Major Schemes
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 (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.
  • 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 (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.
  • 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.
  • IEIA brings together all the exhibition organizers, managers, designers & stand contractors, freight forwarders, services & facilities providers, venue owners etc. so that there is a common platform available to the entire industry to consider ways and means for the sound and scientific development of various facts of the industry.
    The Association represents the entire country and all segments related to the exhibition industry. IEIA aims to be your one stop source of information pertaining to exhibition industry, various exhibitions / trade shows organized in the country, exhibition industry news, information on various agencies, private and public organizations operating in the exhibition industry in India.
  • SMBConnect began after the initiation of an idea; the idea was to connect SMB’s across the nation onto one platform. Though getting a new business idea can be easy but converting that idea into reality is not as easy as one has to cross many hurdles along the way to success. One needs to be dedicated to convert the idea into reality and should also have a single minded focus towards making his dream a reality that serves one and all.
  • 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 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 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.
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  • The MALAYSIA SME® media group, established in 2005, is the country’s first and only, all-encompassing media organization focusing specifically on SMEs, both within Malaysia and across all regions.
    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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 (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.
  • 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.
  • In India the financing needs of Start Up Entrepreneurs, who have new concepts & innovative ways of doing business, based on services and marketing, with help of modern technologies, some times fail to get quick approval by Commercial Banks, due their risk apprehensions. There are alternative ways of funding, of such businesses in the e-Commerce or Online mode. This can be taken up by alternative ways of funding options which are known as Angel funds, Venture Capital, & Private Equity. A definition of these activities and its limitations are given below in the attachment. The list of SEBI authorised VC who can be approached in India, can be had from the link furnished below.