Minister

ni-msme has been instrumental in conducting several outstanding research / consultancy studies that include.

  • Development of Pochampad Region (1972).
  • Identification of Growth Centres in Vidharbha Region (1973).
  • Industrial Potential Studies of Different Regions in the Country (since 1974).
  • Impact / Evaluation Studies on Major Government Programmes and Schemes such as TYRSEM, DWCRA, PMRY, SEEUY, CMEY, ADARANA, IIDs, SHGs, WDCs, Development Commissioner (Handlooms), Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), and NBCFDC.
  • Policy Research Studies (since 1978).
  • Preparation of Check-list for Diagnosis of Sick Units and Case Studies (from 1981).
  • District Development and Regional Planning Studies.
  • Techno-economic Feasibility Studies in Textiles and Handicrafts Sector of Arunachal Pradesh (2001).
  • Study on Identification of Projects for Specific Resource Base in Northeastern Region (2003).
  • Vision Document for Empowering Women in Mauritius (2003).
  • Project Profiles on SMEs for Mauritius (2004).
  • Information Requirements of SMEs (2005).
  • Hand-holding, Monitoring, Implementation of MSME Clusters (2004-07).
  • Hand-holding of SFURTI, Handlooms, Handicrafts Clusters (2006 onwards).
  • Evaluation Study of Ongoing Schemes of NBCFDC in the State of Tamilnadu (2008)
  • Evaluation of NBCFDC Schemes in the Union Territory of Puducherry, Goa and  Kerala (2009-10)
  • Evaluation of the Functioning of Innovative and Experimental Programmes on Schools run by Bhagavatula Charitable Trust (BCT) under Rajiv Vidhya Mission, Andhra Pradesh in Visakhapatnam District (2009-10)
  • Evaluation Study for Bringing More Effectiveness in Implementation of the Schemes under AHVY sponsored by the Office of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, New Delhi (2009-10)
  • Preparation of Training Modules for Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Govt. of India (2009-10)
  • Execution of Research Studies Sponsored by the Ministry of   Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Govt. of India (2009-10)