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SME Times is the first online news portal in India entirely dedicated to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Incorporated with the mission to bring forth this critically important economic segment's issues, serve its information needs, and give it a louder voice, we have come a long way in the last few years with our continuous focus to keep the Indian SME sector awake and aware about the economic and industrial issues that are significant and potent enough to influence their businesses. In this effort, we are blessed with the information disseminating prowess of the Internet, making it easier for us to keep small business owners and entrepreneurs across the country updated on crucial issues minute by minute, covering every major industrial sectors, and particularly those which are dominated by small players.

Time and again, we have proved ourselves vigilant and decisive in defending the interests of the SME community and to make its voice heard and woes addressed. Be it government's macroeconomic policies or any micro economic development, external challenges or internal weaknesses that are characteristic to small firms, any global development or a domestic issue, political crisis or natural calamities, we keep a keen eye on everything that can impact this crucial but often ignored, potent but still under-developed sector, and put every effort to create a common platform to unite, strengthen and excel through the provision of excellent information and knowledge.

Functioning as an independent arm under the aegis of Infocom Network Ltd., operator of India's largest B2B marketplace Tradeindia.com, we have smooth access to millions of SMEs, and this, while giving us a great advantage, also adds more responsibility on our shoulders to actively assist business owners and entrepreneurs to succeed. Keeping this in view, SME Times contains, besides news stories, a range of essential support features, including a glossary of important business terms, a window for publishing company specific press-releases, and its article section that encompasses reports, reviews and opinions on public policies, business strategies, national & international events of economic significance, and similar topics. In addition, in the interview section entrepreneurs, industry experts and policy makers can share their views and insights with the big world of small businesses.

SME Times believes in being unbiased and impartial, serious and always focused on its core values to serve the information needs of the micro, small and medium enterprise community, covering accurate and unbiased news, providing in-depth analysis, treating its readers and news sources fairly and openly, and abiding by the terms of confidentiality. Striving to maintain the highest standard of journalistic ethics that demands exceptional honesty and transparency, our staff members adhere to stringent code of conduct and share the values projected by the aforesaid guidelines. All of us believe that information can transform the world of Indian SMEs, and we aspire to lead here by setting standards that others emulate.
 
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