Annual National Award

Office of DC (MSME)

NATIONAL AWARD SCHEME/ GUIDELINES

BACKGROUND
    The Micro, Small &Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in India have seen a vast development in the last five decades. The MSMEs have registered tremendous growth as also progress in terms of quality production, exports, innovation, product development and import substitution, very much beyond the expected objectives of setting up MSMEs by the planners of industrial production base in the country. Entrepreneurial efforts have made it possible to produce number of items, which hitherto were imported. In quite a few cases new variants so produced are having additional attributes than their original versions and are capable of solving a multitude of user problems. This all has become possible owing to the ambitions and visionary spirit of entrepreneurs of MSMEs


OBJECTIVE
    The ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises with a view to recognizing the efforts and contribution of MSMEs gives National Award annually to selected entrepreneurs and enterprises under the scheme of National Award.


PERIODICITY & ELIGIBILITY
    The Awards are be given for every calendar year to deserving entrepreneurs of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises having permanent registration/have filed Entrepreneurs Memorandum with the authorities notified by respective State Governments/UT Administration in accordance with the provisions contained in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (MSMED) Act 2006, which came into force on 2 October 2006. The MSMEs should have been in continuous production/service for last four years. A brief details about the award schemes functioning under DC(MSME) is as below :


S No.
Category
Ist National Award (Cash Prize Rs.1.00 lakh)
IInd National Award (Cash Prize Rs.0.75 lakh)
IIIrd National Award (Cash Prize Rs.0.50 lakh)
Special National Award for women (Cash Prize Rs.1.00 lakh)
Special National Award to SC/ST Entrepreneur (Cash Prize Rs.1.00 lakh)
Special National Award to NER Entrepreneur (Cash Prize Rs.1.00 lakh)
Special Recognition Award to MSMEs scoring marks above 80% and50% in case of NER (Cash Prize Rs.0.20 lakh)
1.              
 
(i). Outstanding efforts in Entrepreneurship in Micro & Small Enterprises engaged in manufacturing
 
(ii). Outstanding Efforts in Entrepreneurship in Micro & Small Enterprises rendering Services.
       
 
(iii). Outstanding Efforts in Entrepreneurship in Medium Enterprises engaged in manufacturing.
       
2.              
 
(i). Research & Development Efforts in Micro & Small Enterprises.
       
 
(ii). Research & Development Efforts in Medium Enterprises.
         
3. Quality Products in Micro & Small Enterprises (MSEs) in each selected product Groups.
         
4. National award Entrepreneurship Service.
         


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Details of the Scheme
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d) National award Entrepreneurship Services
   
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List of Awardees (Year-Wise)