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Article An initiative towards Make in India through ‘Support for Entrepreneurial and Managerial Development of SMEs through Incubators’ – D. K. Katara icro, Small & Medium Enterprise Sector of ideas from professionals beyond the traditional is one of the key drivers for growth and activities of micro, small and medium enterprises. Mdevelopment of the Nation. In the era Such entrepreneurial ideas need to be tapped, of globalization, liberalization and competitive fostered and developed in a supportive environment environment, promotion and development of before they become attractive for venture capital. entrepreneurship and its self-sustenance is the need Hence the need arises for incubation centres of time. It is one of the most important drivers of job to promote and support untapped creativity of creation and economic growth and is crucial for individual innovators and to assist them to become the development of organized and self-sustained technology based entrepreneur. Micro, Small and Medium enterprises. 2. Implementing Agencies: The incubational The subject on promotion and development support will be provided by Host Institutions, like: of the MSMEs is not easy but is essential. New opportunities and challenges are bound to come (i) Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) on the way and we have to look forward to their solutions in the most acceptable manner. Office (ii) National Institutes of Technology ( NITs) of the Development Commissioner (MSME), (iii) Engineering Colleges Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India is implementing various (iv) Technology Development Centres, Tool Schemes and programmes for the promotion and Rooms, etc development of MSME Sector. Such schemes and programmes are aimed at increasing the (v) Other recognised R&D&/or Technical competitiveness of micro and small enterprises Institutes/Centres, Development Institutes of in the area of innovation, entrepreneurial and DIP&P in the field of Paper, Rubber, Machine managerial development programmes, quality Tools, etc. and technology upgradation, credit flow and credit guarantee, marketing support etc. 3. Financial Support: Under the scheme, Amongst various such initiatives of the Office Government of India is providing opportunities of Development Commissioner (MSME) for to the innovators in developing and nurturing promotion and development of Micro and Small their new innovative ideas for the production of Enterprises, incubation of innovations is through new innovative and marketable products with a the Scheme namely “Support for Entrepreneurial financial assistance between Rs 4-8 lakhs per idea/ and Managerial Development of SMEs through unit (on an average of Rs.6.25 lakhs per idea/unit Incubators” which is also the initiatives towards limited to Rs.62.5 lakhs for 10 ideas/unit per HI/ Make in India. Salient features are as under: BI per year) as per guidelines of the scheme. The contribution from the incubatee towards incubation 1. Objective: The main objective of the scheme is of new innovative idea shall be 15 per cent and 25 to promote emerging technological and knowledge per cent of the project cost respectively for micro based innovative ventures that seek the nurturing and small enterprises. August, 2016 13
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