The Small Scale Industries Board (SSI Board) is the apex advisory body constituted to render advise to the Government on all issues pertaining to the small scale sector. The Board is reconstituted every two years and is headed by the Minister In charge of Small Scale Industries in the Government of India. The Board comprises among others State Industry Ministers, some Members of Parliament, Secretaries of various Departments of Government of India, financial institutions, public sector undertakings, industry associations and eminent experts in the field. The Additional Secretary and Development Commissioner(SSI) is the Member Secretary of the Board. The Board is serviced by the Board and Policy Division in the office of the DC(SSI).
See current List of Board Members
The range of development work in the small scale sector involves several Departments / Ministeries and several agencies of Central / State Governments. Though a non statutory body, the SSI Board provides an effective platform for informed debate and facilitates coordination and inter - institutional linkages.
48th SSI BOARD MEETING
Till date the SSI Board has met 48 times. The 48th meeting of the Board held on 17th January 2004 at New Delhi.