exports, MSME, recession

MSMEs struggle as economic crisis grips major export markets

With major markets facing an economic downturn, India's MSME sector is bracing for a bumpy ride amid working capital problems, inventory pile-ups, and diminished demand. #MSME #industry #Indianews #exports #economy Read more »
digital public infrastructure, DPI

Futureproofing businesses: A 5-point cybersecurity checklist for MSMEs

Cybersecurity is no longer expensive or intimidating – MSMEs can start with periodical audits to ward off cyberattacks. Read more »
Indian MSMEs struggle

MSME 2.0: A policy prescription for inclusive economic growth

A boost to MSME sector can come from handholding, advisory services and persistent engagement with fintech partners to provide access to credit and lift quality with clear identification of the manufacturing sectors. Read more »
Atma Nirbhar Bharat Package offers nothing to informal sector workers

India needs a new MSME ecosystem post Covid-19 crisis

Despite several government programmes and packages, MSMEs are struggling to access funds, technology and markets. Read more »
Coronavirus impact on Indian economy

Indian economy: There is a compelling case for a massive intervention

The RBI kept itself ahead of the curve by going the whole hog and thereby keeping its promise to do “whatever it takes”. Read more »
NPA, Indian banking, PSBs

Will banks, investors read the signals from RBI right

The RBI decisions indicate that there is scope for further rate cuts in 2020, though they may not be on the same level as those effected in 2019. Read more »
shipping, coastal cargo, sagarmala

MSMEs produce 36.5% of India’s manufacturing output

The micro industries created 5.87 lakh jobs in 2018-19 under PM’s employment generation programme. Read more »
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8,643 MSMEs engaged in defence production

Micro Small and Medium Enterprises contribute almost 30% of India's gross domestic product and nearly half of its exports. Read more »

Modi govt lists steps to ensure timely payment to MSMEs

Sixty micro and small enterprises facilitation councils have been set up to address pendency. Read more »