* The number of MSMEs in India increased by a CAGR of 18.5% from 2019 to 2020.
* In FY21, the loan disbursals to MSMEs stood at Rs. 9.5 trillion (US$ 128.06 billion), a 40% increase compared with Rs. 6.8 trillion (US$ 91.66 billion) in FY20.
* The MSME Ministry heads five statutory bodies—KVIC, Coir Board, NSIC, NI-MSME and the MGIRI
* These bodies are responsible for aiding MSMEs with respect to government schemes and policies
* In November 2021, the Indian government launched the Special Credit Linked Capital Subsidy Scheme (SCLCSS) for the services sector. This scheme will help enterprises in the services sector meet various technology requirements.
* In July 2021, the Indian government announced inclusion of retail and wholesale trades as MSMEs to strengthen the sector and boost economic growth.
* Budget allocation for MSMEs in FY22 more than doubled to Rs. 15,700 crore (US$ 2.14 billion) vis-à-vis Rs. 7,572 crore (US$ 1.03 billion) in FY21.
- Andhra Pradesh
- Tamil Nadu
- West Bengal
- Uttar Pradesh
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