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Expert committee to look into issues concerning capital surplus: RBI

Further, the apex bank has been advised to consider a scheme for restructuring of stressed standard assets of MSME borrowers with aggregate credit facilities of up to Rs 25 crore, subject to such conditions as are necessary for ensuring financial stability, it added.

Nov 20, 2018, 10:35 AM IST

Demonetisation, GST led to decline in MSME credit: RBI study

The credit disbursal to the MSME sector recovered a tad since the lows of 2017 to reach the mid-2015 level, notes an RBI report called the Mint Street Memo.

Aug 18, 2018, 10:17 AM IST

GST Council to take up issues of MSME sector on August 4 meeting

Among other major discussion, the reconciliation of GSTR return by the income tax returns of the taxpayers will also be on the agenda.

Aug 03, 2018, 18:15 PM IST

Arun Jaitley's exclusive interview with Zee Media: Read full transcript here

In an exclusive interview to Zee Media, FM Jaitley says Budget 2018 is not populist but popular.

Feb 03, 2018, 19:44 PM IST

Indian economy has entered into consolidation phase, says Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that the economy has entered into a phase of consolidation after a series of "structural reforms" which were initiated in the past two years.

Feb 03, 2018, 15:45 PM IST

Rising NPAs in MSME sector in West Bengal worrisome: SBI

Starting August 5, 2017, SBI had introduced new system of assessment for the MSMEs across the country.

Aug 10, 2017, 15:55 PM IST

Govt announces 3% interest subsidy to boost exports

Concerned over continuous decline in exports, government on Wednesday announced 3 percent interest subsidy scheme for exporters which will have a financial implication of about Rs 2,700 crore.

Nov 18, 2015, 19:41 PM IST

Ficci writes to PMO, reels off steps to improve ease of biz

With an eye on improving ease of doing business in the MSME sector, industry body Ficci has written to the Prime Minister's Office suggesting ways to tackle contentious issues, including land acquisition, 'inspector raj' and regulations and their compliance.

Jul 29, 2015, 23:52 PM IST

Government launches job portal for MSME sector

"It is a game changer. It took over an year to prepare this portal. Currently this is only for manufacturing sector. Job seekers will not have to pay any fees," Sinha said, adding that the industry would have to pay fees to use this portal.

Jun 15, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

Cabinet clears signing of pact between India, Sweden on MSMEs

The government on Saturday approved signing of an agreement between India and Sweden to promote cooperation in the MSME sector.

May 30, 2015, 15:24 PM IST

NSIC to focus on innovation, skill development in MSME sector

National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) has signed a pact with the government for promotion of innovation and entrepreneurship to give a fillip to the MSME sector in the country.

Mar 30, 2015, 18:15 PM IST

Allocated Rs 3,300 cr to MSME sector, highest in 3 yrs: Govt

Government has earmaked over Rs 3,300 crore this fiscal, the highest allocation in the last three financial years, to develop the MSME sector and is implementing a special programme to develop its infrastructure, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Mar 09, 2015, 14:34 PM IST

'Take steps to promote women entrepreneurs in MSME sector'

Easy availability of credit and a marketing platform for products are some of the measures that government should take to promote women entrepreneurs in the MSME sector, says a report by think-tank CUTS International.

Feb 11, 2015, 19:00 PM IST

MSME products should be made competitive, cost-effective: Govt

"It is therefore essential for us to devise methods to make the products of our MSMEs more competitive and cost effective," he said.

Dec 27, 2014, 19:26 PM IST

FinMin sets up panel for MSME sector

The sector provides jobs to 60 million people in different segments such as readymade garments, leather, gems and jewellery, light engineering and handicrafts.

Nov 27, 2014, 22:02 PM IST

WB govt committed to development of MSME sector: Mitra

The West Bengal government was seriously committed to the development of the MSME sector in the state as it had the largest job creation potential, state's Finance and Industry Minister Amit Mitra said on Saturday.

Sep 20, 2014, 20:36 PM IST

Govt to come up with 'comprehensive policy' for MSME sector

The government will soon introduce a new comprehensive policy for the MSME sector after incorporating suggestions from related associations, Union Minister Kalraj Mishra said on Saturday.

Sep 06, 2014, 13:18 PM IST

Share of MSMEs in GDP, mfg output declined sharply: Govt

The share of MSME sector in the country's manufacturing output and GDP has sharply declined over the years, according to a government report.

Aug 14, 2014, 19:57 PM IST

Over Rs 24,000 cr allocation to boost MSME sector in 12th Plan

The government has allocated Rs 24,124 crore to boost the country's micro, small and medium enterprises sector during the Twelfth Five-Year Plan period (2012-17), an increase of 133.53 percent over the Eleventh Plan, Parliament was on Wednesday informed.

Aug 13, 2014, 19:37 PM IST

Budget 2014-15 boost for MSME sector

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday announced measures for the development of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), while allocating a sum of Rs.10,000 crore for start-up companies in his maiden budget presented to parliament.

Jul 10, 2014, 18:44 PM IST