Nearly 80 lakh Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) have registered on Udyog Aadhaar Portal, an official statement said on Thursday.

The number of MSMEs, which had filed Entrepreneurs Memorandum Part-II during 2014-15 was 4,25,358 and as on 15.11.2019, 79.66 lakhs MSMEs are registered on Udyog Aadhaar Portal, said the MSME ministry release.

The Government has taken several measures to spread awareness among entrepreneurs of MSMEs to register on Udyog Aadhaar Portal like Easy self-registration by entrepreneurs, Active facilitation of MSME registration by MSME field offices, added the statement.

In another statement, the ministry said that as reported by Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MOSPI), the share of MSME in All India GDP during 2015-16 and 2016-17 and 2017-18 has been 29.5% and 29.3% and 29.7%, respectively.

As reported by Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCIS), the share of MSME related products in total exports during 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 (Apr-Aug,2019) has been 49.69%, 48.56%, 48.10% and 49.66%, respectively.

Under the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), the estimated employment generated (number of persons) in micro enterprises during the years 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 has been 4.08 lakh, 3.87 lakh and 5.87 lakh, respectively.

Published On : 21-11-2019

Source : Sme Times

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