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Government of India
Ministry of Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises
11 JUL 2019 2:55PM by PIB Delhi
Large Number of Employment Opportunities created in MSME Sector with relatively Less Capital

As per the 73rd Round of National Sample Survey (NSS), conducted by National Sample Survey Office, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation during the period 2015-16, the estimated number of workers in unincorporated non-agriculture MSMEs in the country engaged in different economic activities excluding the MSMEs registered under (a) Sections 2m(i) and 2m(ii) of the Factories Act, 1948, (b) Companies Act, 1956 and (c) Construction activities falling under Section F of National Industrial Classification (NIC), 2008, are 11.10 crore.

 

Under the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP,) the estimated employment generated (number of persons) in micro enterprises during the years 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 are 3.58 lakhs, 3.23 lakhs, 4.08 lakhs, 3.87 lakhs and 5.87 lakhs, respectively.

 

The large number of employment opportunities are created with use of relatively less capital in the MSME sector. Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises implements Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), which is a credit-linked subsidy programme aimed at generating self-employment opportunities. The State/UT-wise details of Target set for creation of employment opportunities and estimated employment generated through setting up of new micro-enterprises under PMEGP during last three years are given below:

STATE/UT-WISE   JOB   CREATED   UNDER   PMEGP

(Jobs in No.)

EMPLOYMENT - TARGET SET AND ACHIEVEMENT UNDER PMEGP

DURING LAST THREE YEARS

Sr. No.

State/Union Territories

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

( Provisional)

Target

Achievement

Target

 Achievement

Target

Achievement

1

Chandigarh UT

800

376

800

360

768

224

2

Delhi

1200

952

800

920

936

1056

3

Haryana

13488

11016

15088

13744

15392

17320

4

Himachal Pradesh

7880

6916

7144

7088

8832

11192

5

Jammu & Kashmir

6168

11691

19088

30024

21128

60232

6

Punjab

8016

9858

15088

12160

15240

14408

7

Rajasthan

14000

13408

19640

12616

25536

18872

8

Chhattisgarh

17976

12856

11264

11704

20920

24752

9

Madhya Pradesh

34112

15520

30352

14432

39448

20208

10

Uttarakhand

4560

9890

8536

12904

9560

17448

11

Uttar Pradesh

51928

36315

52632

43456

61040

41944

12

Arunachal Pradesh

2000

1984

2000

1672

2344

2240

13

Assam

20016

31498

21408

18256

34752

29896

14

Manipur

7288

8419

5736

4800

8576

10328

15

Meghalaya

1144

2632

5680

600

8880

3120

16

Mizoram

2592

3400

3784

1992

7208

8984

17

Nagaland

8336

7783

10912

7440

9344

9664

18

Sikkim

344

201

800

296

656

440

19

Tripura

9072

17961

9136

8928

8584

9432

20

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

800

1398

2000

1744

928

1832

21

Bihar

27640

25872

22616

18456

35864

26424

22

Jharkhand

8664

10400

8280

8888

20432

14376

23

Odisha

28808

20392

19848

19192

25472

24560

24

West Bengal

22720

26604

13904

10928

20440

19304

25

Goa

1488

660

792

400

1992

624.00

26

Gujarat *

29592

11629

39640

15008

39216

28000.00

27

Maharashtra **

8448

17799

27424

26632

30000

45136

28

Andhra Pradesh

17344

14148

15736

12216

17032

17760

29

Karnataka

31768

30286

21848

16920

23192

29256

30

Kerala

15784

13068

9336

10776

11480

19888

31

Lakshadweep

400

0

400

0

160

0.00

32

Puducherry

1200

699

800

352

536

608

33

Tamilnadu

21168

25764

29040

32760

29240

41480

34

Telangana

8016.00

6445

18448

9520

23920

16408

 

GRAND TOTAL

434760

407840

470000

387184

579048

587416

 

* Including daman & Diu, ** Including Dadra & Nagar Haveli

 

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) implements various schemes to boost MSMEs and job creation in the MSMEs sector, which include Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Micro and Small Enterprises-Cluster Development Programme (MSE-CDP), Scheme for Promotion of MSMEs in North Eastern Region and Sikkim, Tool Rooms and Technology Centers, Mission Solar Charkha (MSC), Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI), Procurement and Marketing Support Scheme, Entrepreneurship Skill Development Programme (ESDP), Credit Guarantee Scheme for Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) and Credit Linked Capital Subsidy and Technology Upgradation Scheme (CLCS-TUS).

 

As per the data received from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the outstanding credit to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector by all Scheduled Commercial Banks during the last three years has increased. The credit flow to MSME sector by all Scheduled Commercial Banks during the last 3 years is given below:

 

Year ended

Amount Outstanding (in Rs. Crore)

March 2017

1070129.48

March 2018

1149353.83

March 2019

1497687.10

 

The Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE) was launched by the Government of India to make available collateral-free credit to the micro and small enterprise sector. The number and amount of Guarantees approved under the CGTMSE during the last 2 years is given below:

 

Year

No. of Credit Facilities Approved (in lakhs)

Amount of Guarantees Approved

( in Rs. crore)

2017-18

2.63

19065.91

2018-19

4.36

30168.57

 

This has also helped in better credit flow to the micro and small enterprises.

 

This information was given by Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

 

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