will provide 15 per cent of the total corpus, which will be mobilised by the start- ups through resources under IAF or fund of funds.
Another relevant programme aimed at facilitating technology commercialization is being operated by DST's Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) in collaboration with SIDBI
Development Agencies/Nodal Agencies in India like NABARD, SIDBI
and RMK provide funds for credit.
performs a similar developmental role by providing financial assistance leading to the promotion, financing, and development of small-scale projects and microenterprises.
Despite this obvious importance of MSMEs to the Indian economy, government departments, SIDBI
and the RBI have not been able to reach out to the majority of MSMEs.
and Expert, National Innovation Council, Mr.
MOU between the Bahrain Development Bank and the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI
), signed by HE Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Minister of Finance, and Mr Maini, Deputy Managing Director of SIDBI
, to develop initiatives to help grow SMEs, where both organisations will provide support and technical assistance in areas of expertise.
Though there are some venture capital funds formed by banks such as SIDBI
venture fund, IDBI IFCI, ICICI etc.
The data collected from various Annual Report of SSI and MSME, SIDBI
Report on MSME, Census of SSI, various issues of Economic Survey, RBI Annual Report and published research.
The potential buyers were mostly public sector companies and banks such as SBI, SIDBI
, HPCL and ONGC.
Another positive for MSMEs in this budget was allocation of Rs 5,000 cr to SIDBI
for venture fund which would enhance equity availability to MSMEs.
provides training for credit utilization as also credit delivery skills for the executives of voluntary organizations working for women.