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Government of India
Ministry of Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises
14-May-2012 16:58 IST
Employment for backward regions in SMEs

The Ministry of MSME strengthens and develops Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the country, which includes backward regions also, through implementation of various schemes/ programmes relating to credit, infrastructure development, technology upgradation, marketing, entrepreneurship & skill development etc.  The major schemes include Credit Guarantee Scheme, Credit Linked Capital Subsidy Scheme, Cluster Development Programme, National Manufacturing Competitiveness Programme, Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme, Entrepreneurship & Skill Development Programme and Performance and Credit Rating Scheme.

 

           The MSME sector generated 594.61 lakh employment as per the Quick Results of Fourth Census of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector, with reference year 2006-07.

 

 

 

State/UT-wise Break-up of Employment in MSME Sector (2006-2007)

    State Code

State Name

Total Employment No.

1

JAMMU & KASHMIR    

415771

2

HIMACHAL PRADESH   

310576

3

PUNJAB             

1729062

4

CHANDIGARH         

94474

5

UTTARAKHAND       

399737

6

HARYANA           

1367915

7

DELHI       

2821657

8

RAJASTHAN    

2422543

9

UTTAR PRADESH      

5791479

10

BIHAR       

1639977

11

SIKKIM     

25017

12

ARUNACHAL PRADESH  

41591

13

NAGALAND         

69984

14

MANIPUR           

116967

15

MIZORAM          

37639

16

TRIPURA       

165685

17

MEGHALAYA       

102485

18

ASSAM     

1234356

19

WEST BENGAL        

5831566

20

JHARKHAND          

712596

21

ODISHA

1931929

22

CHHATTISGARH     

732306

23

MADHYA PRADESH     

2609646

24

GUJARAT       

3060899

25

DAMAN & DIU       

76436

26

DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI

81187

27

MAHARASHTRA     

6465654

28

ANDHRA PRADESH     

5943242

29

KARNATAKA      

3710228

30

GOA          

141028

31

LAKSHADWEEP        

2328

32

KERALA     

3024124

33

TAMIL NADU         

6257596

34

PUDUCHERRY        

80987

35

ANDMAN & NICOBAR  ISLANDS   

12035

ALL INDIA

59460703

 

This information was given by the Union Cabinet Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Virbhadra Singh in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.

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