SME Times News Bureau | 21 Nov, 2019
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
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.