Women MSMEs Entrepreneurs

The number of women entrepreneurs registered under Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum (UAM) and Udyam Registration (UR) portal of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, year-wise, during the period 01/04/2019 to 02/02/2022 is given in Annexure.

Udyam Sakhi portal( http://udyamsakhi.msme.gov.in/) was launched in March 2018 to provide information regarding financial schemes, policies and programmes of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to existing/prospective women entrepreneurs in the MSME sector. The portal helps women to start, build and grow their businesses.   A total of 3152 women have registered on  the portal so far.

Through an amendment to the Public Procurement Policy, the Government has mandated that all Central Ministries/ Departments and Public Sector Undertakings should procure at least 3% of their annual procurement from women owned micro and small enterprises.  The Ministry also  implements several other schemes for promotion and development of MSMEs, including women owned MSMEs, namely, Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Micro and Small Enterprises Cluster Development Programme (MSE-CDP), Tool Rooms & Technology Centres, Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI), Procurement and marketing Support Scheme, Entrepreneurship and Skill  Development Programme (ESDP), Credit Linked Capital Subsidy and Technology Upgradation Scheme (CLCS-TUS)  etc.

 

MSMEs owned by women, registered under UAM from 01/04/2019 to 31/03/2020
Micro Small Medium Total
498635 50738 1366 550739
       
MSMEs owned by women registered under UAM from 01/04/2020 to 30/06/2020
Micro Small Medium Total
152512 28237 1073 181822
       
MSMEs owned by women under Udyam Registration from 01/07/2020 to 31/03/2021
Micro Small Medium Total
473333 16663 1073 491069
       
MSMEs owned by women under Udyam Registration from 01/04/2021 to 02/02/2022
Micro Small Medium Total
692034 15989 633 708656
       

 

This information was given by Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Narayan Rane in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

 

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