Small Scale Industries (SSIs) are considered to be the backbone of Indian economy, as they substantially contribute in creating employment opportunities and helps in increasing per capita income. SSIs play a vital role in the socio-economic development of the country. Governed by MSME Act, 2006, Small Scale Industries consists of small entrepreneurs who are engaged in manufacturing, production and service at small scale or micro level. Small scale industries are the entities which can invest maximum amount up to Rs. 2 crore in plants, equipment and machinery. SSI utilizes less machinery and manpower in manufacturing or producing products.
Small Scale Industries Registration Process in India
SSI registration is provided by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MoMSMEs). Government of India offers various subsidy schemes, lending products, affordable loans and several incentives in form of programs. To avail these subsidies and incentives, entrepreneurs need to register their business under Small Scale Industries. SSI registration can be done online by visiting the official website of MoMSME or by clicking here. https://msme.gov.in/online-application Self-online SSI registration can be done on this website for enterprises engaged in both service and manufacturing sectors.
Step to register online
Step 1: Fill in the registration form by providing all the required information and follow the instructions, as mentioned on home page to complete the application form.
Step 2: After filling the form, click on ‘Validate and Pay’ to submit the application and to pay the registration fee.
Step 3: Post payment and form submission, an executive will process your application.
Step 4: Once the application is approved, you shall receive the certificate online via email.
Note: Validity of SSI registration certificate is for the lifetime.
Registration Form consists of 21 elements to be filled online are applicant’s Aadhar card, name, social category, gender, physically handicapped, enterprise’s name, type of organization and PAN. In addition these elements include location of plant, office address, applicant’s mobile number and email ID, date of start of business, bank account number, IFS code, business activity, NIC 2 digit code, additional details about business, number of employees, investment amount in plant and machinery and finally applicant’s Aadhar card attachment.
|Types of Enterprise & Eligibility||Manufacturing Enterprise||Service Enterprise|
|Micro Enterprise||Up to Rs. 25 lakh||Up to Rs. 10 lakh|
|Small Enterprise||Up to Rs. 5 crore||Up to Rs. 2 crore|
|Medium Enterprise||Up to Rs. 10 crore||Up to Rs. 5 crore|
Note: Investment amount is done in plant and machinery only and excluding land and buildings
Leading Small Scale Industries in India
- Basic Metal Industries
- Beverages, Tobacco & Tobacco Products
- Chemical & Chemical Products
- Cotton Textiles
- Electrical Machinery & Parts
- Food Products
- Hosiery & Garments – Wood Products
- Jute, Hemp and Mesta Textiles
- Leather & Leather Products
- Machinery & Parts except Electrical goods
- Metal Products
- Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries
- Non-metallic Mineral Products
- Paper Products & Printing
- Repair Services
- Rubber & Plastic Products
- Transport Equipment & Parts
- Wool, Silk, Synthetic Fiber Textiles
Small Scale Industries are suppliers of various products as mentioned below:
- Domestic Utensils
- Hosiery Goods, Sheet Metal Goods
- Leather and Leather Goods
- Paints and Varnishes
- Plastic and Rubber Goods
- Preserved Foods and Vegetables
- Ready-Made Garments
- Safety Matches
- Stationery Items – Soap and Detergents
- Toothpaste and Toothpowder
- Wooden and Steel Furniture
How much time it will take to register after form submission?
Registration certificate will be issued instantly via email, as soon as you submit the application form.
What all documents do I need to submit to register?
No documents are required to register as SSI, information submitted in the application form is sufficient to get your business registered under Small Scale Industries.
Will a get a hard copy of the certificate along with email?
No, as per Government’s guidelines no paper shall be used for the benefit of environment.
What is the difference between SSI registration and MSME registration?
There is no difference between SSI and MSME registration. Earlier MSME registration was termed as SSI registration.
Is it compulsory to get registered as Small Scale Industry?
It is recommended to get registered, as Government initiated schemes, subsidies and incentives can only be availed after getting registered as Small Scale Industry.