The services offered by MSME DI Chennai are
Implementation of Schemes and Services pertaining to MSME sector of Govt. of India.
Advising the Government in policy formulation for the promotion and development of MSMEs.
Maintaining a close liaison with the Central Ministries, State Governments, Financial Institutions and other Organisations concerned with development of MSMEs.
Evolving and coordinating Policies and Programmes for development of MSMEs as ancillaries to large industries.
(a) Technical Assistance
(i) Technical Assistance
The MSME – Development Institute, Chennai and Branch MSME – Development Institutes at
Coimbatore and Tuticorin guides prospective and existing entrepreneurs in selection of product, process & machinery,
Plant layout, Raw material selection, Modernization, infrastructure Development, Quality improvement, Product development, Energy conservation,
Pollution control, MSME Registration, etc. This insitutte provides a comprehensive range of facilities and services such as techno-managerial services & consultancy, training needs, common facility workshop, laboratories, statistical and economic information in the state of Tamil Nadu & Puducherry. This Institute has a team of dedicated and experienced officers in various trades like, Mechanical, Electrical, Metallurgy, Chemical, Food, Glass & Ceramic, Leather, Textiles, Economics & Statistics disciplines.Entrepreneurs may visit the Institute and consult the concerned trade Officers on any working day (Monday to Friday).
(ii) Cluster Development
This Institute provides techno-managerial assistance for development of clusters in the State. Under MSME DOs Cluster Development Programme, MSME DI, Chennai has completed 34 nos of Common Facility Center (CFCs) and 12 nos of Cluster has on-going common facility centre (CFCs) in Tamil nadu. And also Infrastructure Development (ID) Projects - 31 completed and 10 ongoing in Tamil Nadu & Puducherry. For details, MSE CDP Click Here
(iii) Project Profiles
This Institute prepares and updates project profiles on select viable projects in the micro and small scale sector. These profiles contain brief information about the product, ISI specifications, manufacturing process, requirement of capital, manpower and materials, economics of working, market and address of suppliers of raw materials and machinery. For details of some products, Project Profiles Click Here
(iv) Seminars and Workshop
This Institute organises different type of Awareness, Seminars and Workshop for MSMEs like incubator Schemes, Energy Efficiency Technology, Design Clinic, IPR Scheme, ZED Schemes, Lean Manufacturing, etc.
Specific studies modernization and technical / technological upgradation of units are taken up under this programme.
(vi) Capacity Assessments
Capacity Assessments of MSMEs Unit are conducted on payment of prescribed fee.
(b) Skill Development
MSME-DI Chennai regularly organizes training programmes for prospective entrepreneurs,
for management personnel of MSEs and for developing skills required for small enterprises. Developing Human Resources through training and skill upgradation. The training programmes are of Five categories
1. Industrial Motivation Campaign (IMC) for youth - 1 to 2 Days duration
2. Industrial Motivation Campaign (IMC) for Cluster - 1 Day duration
3. Entrpreneurship Awareness Programme (EAP)- 2 weeks duration
4. Entrpreneurship Skill Development Programme (ESDP)- 6 weeks duration
5. Management Development Programme (MDP)- 2 weeks duration
More information related to Training Programme Click here
(c) Entrepreneurship Facilitation Cell (EFC)
The Entrepreneurship Facilitation Cell in the MSME – Development Institute, Chennai and Branch MSME – Development Institutes at Coimbatore guides prospective and existing entrepreneurs in setting up of new units, selection of product, process & machinery, Plant layout, Raw material selection, Modernization, Quality improvement, Product development, Energy conservation, Pollution control, MSME Registration, etc. Entrepreneurs may visit the Institute and consult the EFC Officers on any working day (Monday to Friday).
(d) Market Development
MSME-DI Chennai assists Micro and Small Enterprises in expanding their market base by assisting them in creating market linkages, through many promotional measures. The Institute regularly organizes Vendor Development Programmes at National and State level. These programmes provide an ideal platform for the MSEs to exhibit their capabilities. Large Scale Units / Public Sector Enterprises are invited to exhibit their requirements. The common platform helps the PSUs in identifying suitable vendors for their outsourcing needs while MSEs find good markets in meeting their demands.
MSME-DI also assists MSEs to visit and participate in International Trade Fairs by providing subsidy in travel and space rent. MSEs are also enabled to participate in selected Domestic Trade Fairs
(e) Export Promotion Facilitation
MSME DI Chennai provides guidance to entrepreneurs for export promotion activities and also organizes training programmes on Export Management- Export Packaging- Export Marketing- Export Policies and Procedures etc. It facilitates small scale units in participating in International Trade Fairs in various countries.
(f) Economic Investigation & Statistics
(i) Industrial Potentiality Survey Reports:
This Institute guides prospective entrepreneurs in selection of products and location. It periodically prepares District Industrial Potentiality Survey Reports of all the 33 districts of Tamil Nadu and 4 District of Union Territory of Puducherry. Preparation of District/State Industrial Profile Reports and Providing economic information services. Entrepreneurs may visit the Institute and consult the concerned trade Officers on any working day (Monday to Friday).
(ii) Study of sick units:
MSME DI Chennai conducts Diagnostic studies for identifying the reasons for sickness of sick units. Proposals for rehabilitation of the unit are then given.
(g) GST Facilitation Cell
This GST Facilitation Cell in the institute provides facilities for new GST Registration and GST return Filing -monthly, quarterly, annually at nominal cost to entrepreneurs / MSME units. Entrepreneurs may visit the GST cell on any working day (Monday to Friday).