What are the Services offered by MSME DI?
 
    MSME DI offers various services like technical consultancy in the trades of chemical, food, mechanical, electrical & electronics, ceramics, glass, leather, metallurgy etc., economic and market information, training in technical & management areas, ancillary development etc.


To Start an Enterprise


Entrepreneur Development Programmes (EDP)

MSME DI regularly conducts general and product specific EDPs for prospective entrepreneurs. These programmes are conducted for 4 weeks in the trades of Screen Printing, Manufacture of Leather goods, Chemical and allied products, Electronics, Repair and servicing of electronic and electrical appliances etc, for setting up self-employment ventures by the educated unemployed youths.

Entrepreneur Skill Development Programme (ESDP)

In the Entrepreneurship Skill Development Programme we provide Entrepreneurship Skill & Technical Skill inputs for employed and unemployed youth in various sectors.

Online MSME / SSI registration

The online service for filing of Entrepreneur Memorandum (EM) Part-I is introduced mainly to help the entrepreneurs to obtain the acknowledgement of EM Part I readily without contacting the General Managers of District Industries Centres and Regional Joint Director, Chennai. This Online Entrepreneur Memorandum Acknowledgement shall be valid only if self certified by the applicant and also the receipt of self certified copy of generated online application with Acknowledgement at the respective DIC/Regional Joint Director of Industries and Commerce, Chennai within 30 days from the date of filing of online application.

Buyer Seller Meet (BSM)
1.    To bring Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), large industrial houses, Govt. Depts., PSUs and others on a common platform for business promotion.
2.    To provide marketing opportunities for MSMEs.
3.    To enable large industrial houses to identify competitive vendors.
4.    To showcase the strength and competitiveness of MSMEs.
5.    To provide an insight into modern technological developments.
6.    To showcase the strength and benefits of working in industrial clusters/consortia.
Feasibility reports

MSME DI, Chennai can take up Feasibility study report on any sector (subject to availability of specialised officer) to provide the complete report on feasible projects with the minimum cost.

Industrial Potentiality Survey Reports

The Institute guides prospective entrepreneurs in selection of products and location. It periodically prepares District Industrial Potentiality Survey Reports of all the districts of Tamilnadu & UT of Puducherry. Market Surveys and Area Surveys are conducted on payment of prescribed fee.

Marketing Assistance

Marketing Assistance

Seminars, Awareness, Workshop

Organizing Seminars and Workshops

Technical Consultancy / Technical Counselling

MSME DI guides prospective and existing entrepreneurs in selection of product, process, machinery, plant layout, raw material selection, modernization, quality improvement, product development, energy conservation, pollution control etc,

Preparation of Project Reports

MSME DI prepares detailed Project Reports and Feasibility reports on payment of prescribed fee. We have more than 800 project reports prepared as ready reference available in our library and website.

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To Existing Enterprises


Marketing Assistance
"    Ancillary Development
"    Business to Business meet (B2B)
"    Buyer Seller Meet (BSM)
"    Central Government Stores Purchase Programme (CGSPP)
"    Cluster Development Programme (CDP)
"    Common Facility Centre(CFC)
"    E-club
"    Export Promotion
"    Feasibility Reports
"    Industrial Potential Survey Reports
"    ISO 9000/14000 consultancy
"    ISO reimbursement
"    Management Development Programme (MDP)
"    Modernization
"    Seminars, Awareness, Workshop
"    Skill Development Programme
"    Technical consultancy
"    Vendor Development Programme(VDP)

Ancillary Development

MSME DI endeavours to promote ancillary development by liaison with Large/Medium/Public Sector units(PSUs). It organizes Vendor Development Programmes and Exhibitions/Trade Fair, wherein products required by PSUs and large Industries, which can be manufactured by the Micro & Small-scale sector are identified and exhibited. This information is disseminated to other small scale and large-scale units as a part of the marketing assistance.

Business-to-Business B2B Meet

Business-to-Business meetings are organised between Large and Micro / Small enterprises to enhance marketing opportunities.

Buyer Seller Meet (BSM)
1.    To bring Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), large industrial houses, Govt. Depts., PSUs and others on a common platform for business promotion.
2.    To provide marketing opportunities for MSMEs.
3.    To enable large industrial houses to identify competitive vendors.
4.    To showcase the strength and competitiveness of MSMEs.
5.    To provide an insight into modern technological developments.
6.    To showcase the strength and benefits of working in industrial cluster/consortia.
Government Stores Purchase Programme

MSME DI, Chennai assesses the technical capacity of enterprises and assist NSIC to register micro and small enterprises under Single Point Registration scheme for participation in Government Purchases.

Cluster Development Programme

MSME DI, Chennai has directly undertaken development work in the Engineering, Pharma, Plastic clusters, Chennai and Wet Grinder Cluster Coimbatore. It also provides soft and hard interventions support, indirectly, for development of other clusters in various parts of Tamilnadu like the Safety matches, Auto components, Bus and Lorry Body Builders, Rice Millers, Printing, Engineering, Plastic Clusters, etc. It provides support services indirectly for clusters assisted by UNIDO.

Common Facility Centre(CFC)
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E-club

Entrepreneurs joining together will form a club. The Entrepreneurs club will form a forum for meeting of the Entrepreneurs to discuss common problems, identify solution and take corrective action.
Objectives :
1.    Enhancing the productivity and competitiveness.
2.    Capacity building of Micro and Small Enterprises.
3.    Facilitate substantial economies of sale.
4.    Provide business assistance.
5.    Provide management training.
6.    Enhance production process.
7.    Provide Incubator Service.
8.    Attract new firms and talent to regions.
9.    Improve infrastructure through government schemes.
10.    Improve regulatory policy.
11.    Reduce competitiveness.
12.    Establish technical standards.
13.    Provide solution for common Problems
Exports

MSME DI provides export related information to existing and prospective exporters. It organizes training programmes on Export Management, Export Packaging, Export Marketing, Export Policies and Procedures, etc. It facilitates Micro & Small entreprises in participating in International Trade Fairs organized in various countries every year. MSME DI also nominates Micro and Small Enterprises for availing assistance under Market Development Assistance of NMCP Scheme.

Feasibility reports

MSME DI, Chennai can take up Feasibility study report on any sector (subject to availability of specialised officer) to provide the complete report on feasible projects with the minimum cost.

Economic Investigation & Statistics - Industrial Potentiality Survey Reports

The Institute guides prospective entrepreneurs in selection of products and location. It periodically prepares District Industrial Potentiality Survey Reports of all the districts of Tamilnadu and UT of Puducherry. Market Surveys and Area Surveys are conducted on payment of prescribed fee.

ISO Consultancy / Reimbursement

To help Micro & Small Enterprises to get ISO 9000 Certification, MSME DI, Chennai offers consultancy and training. We offer a subsidy/Reimbursement of a maximum of Rs. 75,000/- for small-scale units in getting ISO 9000 Certification.

Management Development Programmes (MDPs)

MDPs are conducted for one week for industrialists/ Supervisors of Micro & Small enterprises. They are organized in the fields of Marketing Management, Financial Management, Industrial Management, Production Management, Materials Management, Total Cost Management, Total Quality Management, and Export Management. Tailor made MDPs are also organised upon the request from the Industry. MDPs are conducted on part-time basis also.

Modernization

Specific studies for modernization and technical up-gradation of units are taken up under this programme. Enterprises may approach this office to get further guidance on modernisation / Expansion of their unit by utilizing suitable schemes.

Organizing Seminars and Workshops

Awareness programmes and Seminars in the field of NMCP, PMEGP, Cluster, ISO reimbursement, International fair, E-club, Pollution control, Phasing out of Ozone Depleting Substances, Energy Conservation, Problems and prospects of specific industries, intellectual Property Rights, Sensitizing MSEs to WTO, etc, are organized in collaboration with various Industries, Trade Associations, and Central & State Government Organizations.

Skill Development Programmes (SDPs)

MSME DI organizes three to six months Skill Development Programmes in Machine Shop Practice i.e. Turner, Miller, CNC milling and CNC wire cut, Welding, CNC turning etc, in the Workshops of Chennai, Tirunelveli & Coimbatore. We also conduct Skill Development programme in Computer both Hardware and Software, Catering, Fashion Designing, Jewellery manufacturing, etc,

Technical Consultancy / Technical Counselling

MSME DI guides prospective and existing entrepreneurs in selection of product, process, machinery, plant layout, raw material selection, modernization, quality improvement, product development, energy conservation, pollution control etc,

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Quality programmes
"    Assessment for National Award
"    ISO 9000/14000 consultancy
"    ISO reimbursement
"    Seminars, Awareness, Workshop
"    Technical consultancy

Assessment of National Award

Ministry of MSME presents National Awards yearly for Entrepreneurship, Research and Development, Quality Conciseness to outstanding MSMEs with a view to recognize their effort and contribution.

ISO Consultancy / Reimbursement

To help Micro & Small enterprises to get ISO 9000 Certification, MSME DI, Chennai offers consultancy and training. We offers a subsidy/Reimbursement of a maximum of Rs. 75,000/- for small-scale units in getting ISO 9000 Certification.
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Skill Development
"    Business Skill Development Programme (BSDP)
"    Management Development Programme (MDP)
"    Seminars, Awareness, Workshop
"    Skill Development Programme
"    Technical consultancy
"    Training Programmes for VRS optees of Central PSUs

Business Skill Development Programme - BSDP

In the Business Skill development Programme, we provide Entrepreneurship /Business Skill & Technical Skill inputs for employed and unemployed youth in various sectors.

Management Development Programmes (MDPs)

MDPs are conducted for one week for industrialists/ Supervisors of Micro & Small-scale units. They are organized in the fields of Marketing Management, Financial Management, Industrial Management, Production Management, Materials Management, Total Cost Management, Total Quality Management, and Export Management. Tailor made MDPs are also organised upon the request from the Industry. MDPs are conducted on part-time basis also.

Skill Development Programmes (SDPs)

MSME DI organizes three to six months Skill Development Programmes in Machine Shop Practice i.e. Turner, Miller, CNC milling and CNC wire cut, Welding, CNC turning etc, in the Workshops of Chennai, Tirunelveli & Coimbatore. We also conduct Skill Development programme in Computer both Hardware and Software, Catering, Fashion Designing, Jewellery manufacturing, etc,

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Other services
"    Central Government Stores Purchase Programme (CGSPP)
"    Rehabilitation of sick units
"    Seminars, Awareness, Workshop
"    Training Programmes for VRS optees of Central PSUs

Central Government Stores Purchase Programme

Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) are assisted in capacity assessment for registering with the National Small Industries Corporation Ltd, under the CGSPP. The enlisted MSEs are eligible to supply to Government Departments and are exempted from paying EMD and tender application cost. The role of MSME DI is to assess the technical capacity assessment of an enterprise.

Rehabilitation and Study of Sick Units

MSME DI conducts Diagnostic study for identifying the reasons for sickness. We also undertake Feasibility study for rehabilitation of the units recommended by banks/financial institutions.

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Library


Any visitor can visit our library and refer the books between the working hours. We have a rich collection of books and journals in the Library. MSME-DI subscribes to major industry related magazines, journals, newsletters, bulletins, etc. In addition, the library it has our own publications like Project Profiles, Industrial Potential Survey Reports, Status Reports, Project Profiles for PMEGP beneficiaries, etc. Laghu Udyog Samachar, the journal brought out by SIDO is also available.