SME meaning - SME stands for Small and Medium Enterprises. The SME definition in India as per Section 7 of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 is based on the investment amount as per the sectors these cater to. The two types of SMEs- manufacturing and services, are classified as-
|Classification of Companies||Investment Threshold||Turnover Threshold|
|Small Enterprise||Between Rs.1 crore and Rs.10 crore||Between Rs.5 crore and Rs.50 crore|
|Medium enterprise||Between Rs.10 crore and Rs.20 crore||Between Rs.50 crore and Rs.100 crore|
The importance of SMEs is paramount in India as they contribute more than 24% to the services sector GDP and more than 6% to the manufacturing sector GDP of India as per CII. SMEs also account for around 45% of all exports in India and employ more than 120 million individuals. In India, there are more than 63 million registered and unregistered small and medium enterprises.
To support SMEs in raising capital to grow their business, Bajaj Finserv offers hassle-free SME Loan up to Rs. 45 lakh with minimal documentation and money in bank in just 24 hours.
MSME stands for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise. It was introduced by the Government of India in agreement with the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (MSMED) Act of 2006. As per this act, MSMEs are the enterprises involved in the production, processing or preservation of goods and commodities. Vital for economic growth, this sector contributes around one-third of the country’s GDP and generates employment for around 110 million of the population.
It also plays an important role in the socio-economic development of the country as many of these enterprises operate in rural India. According to the Government's annual report of 2018-2019, more than 6 lakh MSMEs operate in the country.
Initially, MSMEs were classified based on two factors - investment in plant/machinery and an annual turnover of the enterprises. However, the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has recently revised the classification by combining these two factors into a single criterion.
The MUDRA loan is provided under the Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY) to non-farming and non-corporate micro and small enterprises. These enterprises can avail loans up to Rs.10 lakh under the MUDRA (Micro Units Development & Refinance Agency Ltd.) scheme.
We have discontinued this product (MUDRA Loan) at this time. Please reach out to us on +91-8698010101 to know more about the current financial services provided by us.
|Loan amount under Shishu||Up to Rs.50,000|
|Loan amount under Tarun||Rs.50,001 to Rs.500,000|
|Loan amount under Kishore||Rs.500,001 to Rs.10,00,000|
|Processing fees||0.5% for Tarun Loan, nil for others|
|Eligibility criteria||New and Existing Units|
|Repayment period||3-5 Years|
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