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Definition of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

Friday, May 21, 2010

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). 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.

            The limit for investment in plant and machinery / equipment for manufacturing / service enterprises, as notified, vide S.O. 1642(E) dtd.29-09-2006 are as under:

Manufacturing Sector


 Investment in plant & machinery

    Micro Enterprises

 Does not exceed twenty five lakh rupees

    Small Enterprises

 More than twenty five lakh rupees but does not exceed five crore rupees

    Medium Enterprises

 More than five crore rupees but does not exceed ten  crore rupees

Service Sector


 Investment in equipments

    Micro Enterprises

 Does not exceed ten lakh rupees:

    Small Enterprises

 More than  ten lakh rupees but does not exceed two crore rupees

    Medium Enterprises

 More than two crore rupees but does not exceed five core rupees

Source: The office of Development Commissioner (MSME), Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

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