MSME is the short form of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises whereas SSI stands for Small Scale Industries.
An enterprise is called a Micro-Enterprise if:
An enterprise is called a Small Enterprise if:
An enterprise is called a Medium Enterprise if:
If the major activity of the business is to provide services, the MSME’s are categorized as below:
MSME Registration is necessary for developing accountability and transparency in the Micro, Small, and Medium enterprises as well as Small Scale Industries.
Any enterprise that is registered under the MSME Registration / SSI Registration will avail the below-mentioned benefits:
MSMEs or Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises contribute mainly to the socio-economic development of the country. MSME is governed by the Ministry of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises under the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Development (MSMED) Act of 2006. MSME registration in India is necessary for enterprises as it allows them to benefit from government schemes.
The contribution of MSME enterprises is 45% employment of the total industrial jobs in India, more than 50% of total exports are by MSMEs, MSMEs are 95% of all industrial units in our country and as per the data provided on 'msme.gov.in' more than six thousand different products are manufactured by MSMEs in India. MSME enterprises are also known as small-scale industries (SSIs); when these SSIs grow, it helps the country’s economy grow faster.
The procedure of MSME Registration in India
All the required information and details in the MSME registration application form must be filled by the application form is submitted to the concerned department. The MSME registration application form can be filed on an online portal or offline as desired by the applicant.
All the required documents must be collected and submitted by the applicant as per the Form requirements. The collection of necessary documents can take up to one to two working days.
All the necessary documents as per the registration form must be uploaded by the applicant and the application form to the MSME registrar. The verification of the documents, details, and information provided by the applicant will be done by the regulating authorities as per the MSME Act. The confirmation of the documents and information will take around one to two working days.
After the authorities verify all the documents, details, and information provided by the applicant and the authorities are satisfied by the submission, the applicant company is registered under the MSME Act. Read more