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National Small Industries Corporation

(A Government of India Enterprise)

Facilitating the Growth of Small Enterprise since 1955

About Us

NSIC CIN No.U74140DL1955GOI002481

National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), is an ISO 9001:2015 certified Government of India Enterprise under Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). NSIC has been working to promote, aid and foster the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises in the country. NSIC operates through countrywide network of offices and Technical Centres in the Country. In addition, NSIC has set up Training cum Incubation Centre managed by professional manpower.

Mission: “To promote and support Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Sector” by providing integrated support services encompassing Marketing, Technology, Finance and other services.
Vision: “To be a premier Organization fostering the growth of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Sector”.

Schemes of NSIC

NSIC facilitates Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises with a set of specially tailored scheme to enhance their competitiveness. NSIC provides integrated support services under Marketing, Technology, Finance and other Support service.

Marketing Support

Marketing has been identified as one of the most important tool for business development. It is critical for the growth and survival of MSMEs in today's intensely competitive market. NSIC acts as a facilitator and has devised a number of schemes to support enterprises in their marketing efforts, both domestic and foreign markets. These schemes are briefly described as under :

Consortia and Tender Marketing

Small Enterprises in their individual capacity face problems to procure & execute large orders, which deny them a level playing field vis-a'-vis large enterprises. NSIC forms consortia of Micro and Small units maufacturing the same product, thereby pooling in their capacity.

NSIC applies the tenders on behalf of single MSE/Consortia of MSEs for securing orders for them. These orders are then distributed amongst MSEs in tune with their production capacity.

Single point Registration for Government Purchase

NSIC enlists Micro & Small Enterprises (MSEs) under Single Point Registration scheme (SPRS) for participation in Government Purchases. The units enlisted under Single Point Registration Scheme of NSIC are eligible to get the benefits under Public Procurement Policy for Micro & Small Enterprises (MSEs) Order 2012 as notified by the Government of India, Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, New Delhi vide Gazette Notification dated 23.03.2012 and amendment vide order no. S.O. 5670(E) dated 9th November 2018. The enlistment under SPRS is completely online. Login: www.nsicspronline.com

  • Issue of the Tender Sets free of cost.
  • Exemption from payment of Earnest Money Deposit (EMD),
  • In tender participating MSEs quoting price within price band of L1+15 per cent shall also be allowed to supply a portion upto 25% of requirement by bringing down their price to L1 Price , where L1 is non MSEs.
  • Consortia facility for Tender Marketing.

MSME Global Mart B2B Web Portal for MSMEs

Information today is becoming almost as vital as the air we breathe. We need it every minute of our working lives. With increase in competition and melting away of international boundaries, the demand for information is reaching new heights. NSIC, realizing the needs of MSMEs, is offering Infomediary Services which is a one-stop, one-window bouquet of aids that will provide information on business, technology and finance, and also exhibit the core competence of Indian SMEs through digital presence. The corporation is offering Infomediary Services through its MSME Global Mart www.msmemart.com; which is a Business to Business (B2B) web portal. The services are available through Annual Membership.

  • a. Create your Company's Web Page in minutes
  • b. Display Products & Services 24*7
  • c. Connect with Buyers & Suppliers Globally
  • d. Information’s on Events & Exhibitions
  • e. Keyword based Unlimited Tender Alert
  • f. Franchise & Distributorship Opportunities
  • g. Request For Quotations
  • h. Trade Leads
  • i. Platform to Buy/Sell Used Machinery
  • j. Service Available in Multiple Language
  • k. Free Membership for SC/ST Entrepreneurs for one year

Marketing Intelligence

Collect and disseminate both domestic as well as international marketing intelligence for the benefit of MSMEs. This cell, in addition to spreading awareness about various programmes / schemes for MSMEs, will specifically maintain database and disseminate information.

Exhibitions and Technology Fairs

To showcase the competencies of Indian MSMEs and to capture market opportunities, NSIC participates in select International and National Exhibitions and Trade Fairs every year. NSIC facilitates the participation of the small enterprises by providing concessions in rental etc. Participation in these events exposes MSMEs to international practices and enhances their business prowess.

Buyer-Seller meets

Bulk and departmental buyers such as the Railways, Defence, Communication departments and large companies are invited to participate in buyer-seller meets to enrich small enterprises knowledge regarding terms and conditions, quality standards, etc required by the buyer. These programmes are aimed at vendor development from MSMEs for the bulk manufacturers.

Credit Support

NSIC facilitates credit requirements of small enterprises in the following areas:

Financing for procurement of Raw Material (Short term)

NSIC's Raw Material Assistance Scheme aims at helping Small Enterprises by way of financing the purchase of Raw Material (both indigenous & imported). The salient features are:

  1. Financial Assistance for procurement of Raw Material upto 180 days.
  2. MSMEs helped to avail Economics of Purchases like bulk purchase, cash discount etc

Financing for Marketing Activities (Short term)

NSIC facilitates financing for marketing actives such as Internal Marketing, Exports and Bill Discounting.

Credit Facilitation Through Bank

To meet the credit requirements of MSME units, NSIC has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with various Nationalized and Private Sector Banks. Through syndication with these banks, NSIC facilitates MSME in accessing credit support (fund based or non-fund based limits) from the banks. NSIC assists MSMEs in completion of the documentation for submitting the proposals to the banks and also does the follow up with the banks. These handholding support are provided by NSIC without any cost to the MSMEs.

Technology Support

Technology is the key to enhancing a company's competitive advantage in today's dynamic information age. Small enterprises need to develop and implement a technology strategy in addition to financial, marketing and operational strategies and adopt the one that helps integrate their operations with their environment, customers and suppliers.

NSIC offers small enterprises the following support services through its Technical Services Centres and Extension Centres:

  1. Advise on application of new techniques
  2. Material testing facilities through accredited laboratories
  3. Product design including CAD
  4. Common facility support in machining, EDM, CNC, etc.
  5. Energy and environment services at selected centres
  6. Classroom and practical training for skill upgadation

NSIC Technical Services Centres are located at the following places:

Name of the Centre Focus area
Chennai Leather & Footware
Howrah General Engineering
Hyderabad Electronics & Computer Application
New Delhi Machine Tools & related activities
Rajkot Energy Audit & Energy Conservation activities
Rajpura (Pb) Domestic Electrical Appliances
Aligarh (UP) Lock Cluster & Die and Tool making
Neemka (Haryana) Machine Tools & related activities

Software Technology Cum Business Parks

NSIC has established Software Technology cum Business Parks at New Delhi and Chennai for providing the space to small and medium enterprises in software development and to IT/ITES/MSME units not regd. with STPI or the units that are falling under the overall definition of MSME as per the guidelines of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. Units other than MSME such as Banks/PSUs/Financial Institutions, corporate sector etc. would also be considered for allotment on a case-to-case on merit with the approval of Competent Authority. NSIC Software Technology cum Business Parks, New Delhi is located in a prime location at Okhla Industrial Area adjacent to NSIC Bhawan with a total b uilt up area of approx.53000 sq.ft. This location is in the near vicinity to Nehru Place. (the commercial centre of computer industry). NSIC Software Technology cum Business Parks, Chennai is located in a prime location at Guindy Industrial Estate (Jawahar Lal Nehru Statue) with a total built area of 48,000 Sq. Ft. This location is in the near vicinity to domestic and international Airports.

Incubation of unemployed youth for setting up of New Micro & Small enterprises

This programme facilitates setting up of new enterprises all over the country by creating self-employment opportunities for the unemployed persons. The objective of this scheme is to facilitate establishment of new small enterprises by way of providing integrated services in the areas of training for entrepreneurial skill development, selection of small projects, preparation of project profiles/reports, identification and sourcing of plant, machinery and equipments, facilitating sanction of credit facility and providing other support services in order to boost the development of small enterprises in manufacturing and services sectors.

International Cooperation

NSIC facilitates sustainable international partnerships. The emphasis is on sustainable business relations rather than on one-way transactions. Since its inception, NSIC has contributed to strengthening enterprise-to-enterprise cooperation, south south cooperation and sharing best practices and experiences with other developing countries, especially those in the African, Asian and Pacific regions. The features of the scheme are:

  1. Exchange of Business / Technology missions with various countries.
  2. Facilitating Enterprise to Enterprise cooperation, JVs, Technology Transfer & other form of sustainable collaboration.
  3. Explore new markets & areas of cooperation:
  4. Identification of new export markets by participating in sector- specific exhibitions all over the world.
  5. Sharing of Indian experience with other developing countries

International Consultancy Services

For the last five decades, NSIC has acquired various skill sets in the development process of small enterprises. The inherent skills are being networked to offer consultancy services for other developing countries. The areas of consultancy are as listed below:

  1. Capacity Building
  2. Policy & Institutional Framework
  3. Entrepreneurship Development
  4. Business Development Services