Frequently Asked Question
In accordance with the provision of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Development (MSMED) Act, 2006 the Micro, Small
and Medium Enterprises (MSME) are classified in two Classes:
a) Manufacturing Enterprises: The enterprises engaged in the manufacture or production of goods pertaining to any industry specified in
the first schedule to the industries (Development and regulation) Act, 1951) or employing plant and
machinery in the process of value addition to the final product having a distinct name or character or
use. The Manufacturing Enterprise are defined in terms of investment in Plant & Machinery.
b) Service Enterprises: The enterprises engaged in providing or rendering of services and are defined in terms of
investment in equipment.