Definitions of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

The MSMED Act 2006 classifies Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in two categories viz. Manufacturing Enterprises and Service Enterprises. The manufacturing enterprises are those who are engaged in manufacture or production of goods pertaining to any industry listed in first schedule to the industries (Development and Regulation) Act 1951 or an enterprise employing plant…

Why Micro Small enterprises do not get adequate bank finance?

Although, the commercial banks and other financial institutions have been making steady strides to increase their share of credits to MSE sector, but they have certain difficulties in sanctioning limits to SME borrowers.  In an environment of NPA numbers in banking sector alarmingly swelling, banks themselves are under the stress and facing challenge to raise…