National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) under the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises has opened a new office at Surat which was inaugurated by Shri Dinsha Patel, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of MSME, recently, to enhance its service delivery to the existing and aspiring entrepreneurs and further spread its reach to the potential MSMEs.
The new office at Surat will play a significant role in spreading the awareness of various schemes and programmes to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in this region and attend to their queries with regard to its schemes. The NSIC (Surat Office) will also help in providing required information about the vendors and technology suppliers to the first generation entrepreneurs as well as existing small enterprises.
NSIC has an established office at Ahmedabad (Gujarat) since 1990 and is involved in facilitating the MSME sector through various schemes like Raw Material Assistance, Performance and Credit Rating, Government Purchase Registration, Infomediary Services, Bank Credit Facilitation scheme etc. NSIC’s Ahmedabad office has made considerable efforts in reaching out to MSMEs in Gujarat. During last six months 203 new units have been registered under Single Point Registration Scheme, 164 new units have obtained Membership under Infomediary Services. Six Intensive campaigns have been organized in different parts of the State.
NSIC is engaged in promoting, aiding and fostering the growth of MSME sector in the country for the past 53 years and has promoted and nurtured a large number of first generation entrepreneurs to establish their small enterprises. With more than 110 offices in India, NSIC has been promoting first generation entrepreneurs and helping existing small enterprises in modernization, up-gradation of technology, quality consciousness, strengthening linkages with large and medium enterprises and enhancing exports of their projects and products.