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MSMEs filed 756 Patent application in current fiscal

Updated: Jul 28, 2023 03:10:15pm

MSMEs filed 756 Patent application in current fiscal

New Delhi, July 28 (KNN) Total 756 patent applications have been filed by Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) as of 24 July, 2023, in the current fiscal, informed MoS for MSME, Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma on Thursday in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

During the previous financial year total 1758 patents applications were filed as per the information provided by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce & Industry.


The fiscal year 2021-22 saw rise in application to 1369 as compared to FY21 which was at 1012 and has increased every year.

Further in his reply, the MoS highlighted several steps taken by the government to create awareness about intellectual property rights among MSMEs in the country.

DPIIT has conducted 54 awareness programmes during past three years.

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has conducted 84 awareness programmes / seminars including 2 international workshops till date.

Furthermore, Ministry of MSME has also conducted 40 awareness programmes, 1 National Level Workshop, 10 IP Yatra, 13 programmes (on World IP day) under IPR component of MSME innovative Scheme.  (KNN Bureau)


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