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18% of MSMEs registered at Udyam portal owned by women

Updated: Mar 16, 2023 05:01:28pm

18% of MSMEs registered at Udyam portal owned by women

New Delhi, Mar 16 (KNN) As per Udyam Registration Portal, the total number of MSMEs and women-led MSMEs from July 1, 2020 to March 12, 2023 in all India were 1,47,50,018 and 27,75,390 respectively.

The number of women-owned enterprises that have received credit guarantees under the Credit Guarantee Scheme (CGS) during the year as on February 28, 2023 2022-23 was 3,40,013 amounting to Rs 14,247.24 crore, said the Ministry of MSME on Thursday.


About 26,241 women-owned enterprises have received margin money subsidy under Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) in all India during the year 2022-23.

Under the Procurement and Marketing Support (PMS) scheme of Ministry of MSME, 100 per cent financial assistance/subsidy is offered to women owned MSMEs towards stall rent charges for participating in Trade fairs/ Exhibitions organized by Ministry of MSME.

As on March 13, 2023, 57 women entrepreneurs have been assisted for participation in international exhibitions/trade fairs held abroad under the International Cooperation (IC) Scheme, during financial year (2022-23).

Ministry of MSME implements International Cooperation Scheme (IC) Scheme which aims to capacity building of MSMEs for entering export market by facilitating their participation in international exhibitions/trade fairs/conferences/seminars/buyer-seller meets abroad as well as providing them with actionable market-intelligence and reimbursement of various costs involved by export of goods and services.

It provides opportunities to MSMEs to continuously update themselves to meet the challenges emerging out of changes in technology, changes in demand, emergence of new market etc.  (KNN Bureau)


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