The advantages claimed for SMEs are various, including: More generally the development of SMEs is seen as accelerating the achievement of wider economic and socio-economic objectives, including poverty alleviation. Staley and Morsep. This approach emphasises the importance of efficiency in new SMEs.
The year gone by and ET Online Updated: Dec 30, Comprehending the significance of the SME sector vis-a-vis lending numbers to the job market, contribution to GDP and fostering entrepreneurship and innovation, numerous initiatives by our current government have been the highpoints.
Also, the announcement to implement GST Bill in is a landmark decision that will help solve long existing challenges prevalent in the current taxation system.
For SMEs, GST bill will help eradicate indirect taxes, have more transparency of tax process, draw projections of production cost and gain easy access to new geographies for business expansion. MSMEs as the driver of socio-economic development of the country is set to see certain trends, some upcoming and some established, that will play out intouted to be an interesting year.
Those who will survive the trenches of moves like demonetisation are most likely to witness a smoother course ahead.
The advent of advanced technology is opening newer channels for businesses across several sectors. Hitherto overlooked, the presence of innovative technological platforms is bringing on board a rising number of small players including the neighbourhood kirana store.
This is a win-win situation for all involved enabling smoother transactions, procurement of raw materials and industrial goods, and forging a better connection between established brands and small shop owners.
Digital transformation is no longer a fancy term vis a vis Indian SME courtesy faster penetration of Internet. When this is coupled with extensive usage of smartphones which are becoming more and more affordable, Indian SMEs are experiencing simultaneous adoption of web as well as mobile based technology.
M-A-C-S technologies are being readily adopted by second generation entrepreneurs eager to enhance their revenue by bringing in operational efficiency and transform customer experience.
The Indian SME sector is likely to utilise a union of ecommerce and mcommerce as a perfect recipe for success in A major constraint in the growth of the SME sector has been non-availability of easy finance.
Not all small and medium enterprises find favor with traditional banks when it comes to lending courtesy lack of experience, absence of collaterals and infrastructure, poor financials, and small ticket size. Given their significant online presence, several modern fintech players are making it convenient for the SMEs to receive loans.
The year will experience a surge in NBFCs with special focus on offering customised loan solutions on online platforms. Creating a disruption in the industry and for good, these alternative lending companies analyse credit worthiness of the sellers using analytics and other scanning metrics like their sales and fulfilment records and can disburse loans in less than 48 hours.
As a matter of fact, some of the banks like Bank of Baroda is also partnering with new age Fintechs to expand their reach especially in the SME sector. Government initiatives, a major boost: Also, it is expected that byIndia will have the largest job ready, youth population in the world and with favourable business ecosystem in the manufacturing sector it will not only generate employment of significant level but also become hot bed of entrepreneurial activities.
Our government realises the urgency for providing a fast paced growth to MSME sector and therefore, will further witness strengthening of current policies and introduction of new initiatives to improve the business environment for MSMEs.
The most awaited reform in is implementation of GST bill. Therefore, the upcoming GST bill is expected to revolutionize the Indian tax system and offer the SME sector an equal footing as compared to their bigger more established counterparts To conclude, is going to be a year of progressive changes in the Indian SME sector based on the above-mentioned trends.
Several policy interventions along with technology and innovation will continue to play a pivotal role in creating a business-friendly atmosphere for the SMEs.ABOUT THE MISSION. The Nanotech Cluster/SME mission will be organised on the fringe of the International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference in Tokyo.
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To ensure continued SME growth and contribution to Malaysia’s economy, over the next few years Hafsah said Malaysia has to encourage the private sector to adapt to changes, have a pool of skilled personnel who can be absorbed in the market and get better at closing the productivity gap to be globally competitive.