The MSME – Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises of India takes the world's second-largest base after China. It provides a vast scale of services besides being actively occupied in the production of thousands of products stretching from items that are hi-tech to traditional items.

Moreover, the latest move of India, `Make in India' has given a huge rise in the MSME sector and is being recognized worldwide by presenting global merit chains.

Qualification of India’s MSME

The MSMED – Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development administers the investment and coverage of the MSME sector in India. There are two classifications of MSME, they are

· Services and
· Manufacturing

The definition of the service sector is based on the equipment's investment in the company. The starting limits are as follows.

· Micro – The investment must not exceed above one million rupees.

· Small – The investment should not exceed more than twenty million rupees and should not be less than one million rupees.

· Medium – The investment ranges from twenty million rupees but should be less than fifty million rupees.
The description of the manufacturing sector can be stated as the capital investment of the company in terms of machinery and plants.

· Micro – The investment must not exceed 2.5 million rupees.
· Small – The investment should be more than 2.5 million rupees but less than 50 million rupees.

· Medium – The investment should be above 50 million rupees but should not be more than 100 million rupees.

Business Types that come under MSME

The business types that fall in the MSME sector are as follows.
· Some of the activities of the agricultural sector
· Logging and forestry
· Aquaculture and fishing
· Retail and wholesale trade and motorcycles and motor vehicles repair
· Wholesale trades apart from motorcycles and motor vehicles
· Household activities as domestic personnel employees
· Undifferentiated services and goods-producing private households activities for their use
· Extraterritorial bodies and organizational activities and many more.

Registration of MSME in India

The MSME registration in India is known to be very simple and can be done without much hassle or trouble. It is just a single page form for registration, called as the `Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum’.
The business person can fill the MSME registration online and they will also be instantly given the unique UAN – Udyog Aadhar Number. One must ensure to fill the details correctly which should include the personal Aadhar number, business address, the name of the industry, details of bank account and other related information. It does not need any supporting documents, for the details will suffice for the certification basis.

Areas of Opportunities in MSME Sector

Tele communications
· Manufacturing low-cost handsets, mobile phones and other devices domestically.
· Manufacturing routers, equipment of telecom networks and switches.
· Manufacture of equipment that involves station of a base transceiver.
· Data analytics of mobile customer, analytical solutions services and
· Value-added development services.
· Low-cost manufacturing medical accessories and devices such as scrubs, surgical gloves, and syringes.
· Surgical procedures that are low in cost to lower the healthcare cost
· Medical tourism and
· Diagnostics labs
· Low cost manufacturing consumer durables and consumer electronics.
· Microelectronics and Nano-electronics
· Electronic system manufacturing and designs which includes electronic components, semiconductor designs, and manufacturing of hi-tech equipment that comes under the National Electronics Mission of India
· Planned electronics.
There are many different sectors that offer a great opportunity in the MSME and they include Pharmaceutical, Information technology, chemical automotive, textile, jewelry and gems, agriculture and food.

Benefits of MSME

There are many benefits that are offered by the government to encourage and aid the sectors of MSME. The government has come up with varied schemes and easy to access funds so that the sector can be modernized and give them an opportunity in the market globally.
The schemes include making sure of great product quality, especially for the export products, incubation, up-gradation of technology, subsidy capital that is credit-linked and schemes linked to UID. Other initiative includes
· Free credits from the banks
· Patent registration subsidy by 50%
· Exemption of 1% overdraft interest rate
· Power utility bills concessions
· Eligible for the subsidy to industrial
· Delayed payments protection
· ISO certificate reimbursement charges.

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