Overview of Micro & Small Scale Enterprises
 
The Directorate of Micro & Small Scale Enterprises under the Department of Micro & Small Scale Enterprises & Textiles, Govt. of West Bengal, has been playing a vital role in growth of micro and small enterprises and generation of employment. In the changed scenario the State Government is taking every intiative to rejuvenete, giving topmost priority and thrust for facilitating and co-coordinating the growth and development of this sector. In the process active support is ensured to the entrepreneurs and all stake holders for more employment generation and welfare of the artisans through the various schemes and programmes.
 
 
Status :
As on 31.03.2010 there are about 15.1 Lakh nos. of Micro & Small Scale Enterprises in the State providing employment to nearly 35 Lakh people. As per 62nd Round of National Sample Survey (2005-06) there was about 27.5 Lakh nos. unorganized Indusrial units in the State providing employment to 55.0 Lakh people. West Bengal has a prominent position in the nation with regard to strength and volume of MSSEs.
 
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