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Welcome to the India SME Forum, India's largest not for profit organisation for Small & Medium Enterprises.
Formed in May 2011, with the objective to propel a Small and Medium Business Movement across the country, India SME Forum is a non - governmental, non-political, non-trade union, not for profit organisation.
Starting out with 400 members in 2011, today we have over 97,000+ MSMEs as members, 270+ Sectoral, Regional Associations as Supporters & International Network organizations as partners.
Our aim is to provide a voice to small and medium entrepreneurs, advocate changes to the entrepreneurial ecosystem and to support and recognise innovative, globally competitive, SMEs in India.

The core strategies employed by the India SME forum to achieving its mission are :

  1. Listening, Sharing and Advocating for a Pro-Business Environment.
  2. Identifying, Enabling and Seeding Innovative Start-ups and MSMEs.
  3. Recognising, Grooming and Supporting, innovative, globally competitive, SMEs in India.
  4. To provide a neutral platform and voice to small and medium entrepreneurs of India We have been at the forefront of demanding a radical change in the way our country is led. We are committed to a paradigm shift in the mindset of the people of our country, towards its entrepreneurs.

As part of our mission, the India SME Forum, shares best practices, information and knowledge as well as seeks and recognises MSMEs who have exhibited great success in leading their enterprises, creating much needed employment, enabling a sustainable ecosystem and catapulting their enterprise to the next stage, while navigating the inherent risks imminent with business.
The Forum is a gazetted member of India’s National Board of MSME, the apex MSME Statutory Body, since 2015, a Member of the High Powered Monitoring Committee of the National SC/ST HUB under Stand Up India and a Member of the RBI’s Standing Advisory Committee on Flow of Institutional Credit to MSME Sector, apart from contributing to various national and international think tanks, on the MSME Entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The Executive Board of India SME forum has Mr. Prahlad Kakkar, renowned Brand Marketing Guru, Mr. T. R. Bajalia, Ex- Dy M.D. of SIDBI and ED-IDBI, Dr. J. S. Juneja, Ex-Chairman CEO of NSIC, Mr. Vinod Kumar, Managing Partner, SDRC India Advisors, all stalwarts and luminaries of India’s Small and Medium Entrepreneurship movement.
The India SME Forum has a valued country wide network of over 250 advisors, consultants, experts and mentors.

India's largest not for profit organisation for Small & Medium Enterprises

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