MSME Registration / Udyog Aadhaar Registration
Udyog Aadhaar or MSME registration is a certificate provided to micro, small, medium-sized businesses in India under the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Act, 2006 (MSMED). Udyog Aadhaar used to be referred to as MSME registration earlier. Now, the process for obtaining MSME registration has been merged with Udyog Aadhaar registration and made online by the Government. The main objectives of the MSME department with respect to providing Udyog Aadhaar registration are as follows:
To enable the micro, small and medium enterprises to compete with international competition efficiently;
To promote the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises on a large scale to effectively tackle the widespread problems of unemployment and poverty;
To extend the benefits of various government scheme at one stop to the SSI units;
To safeguard SSI from financial harassment in the hands of big industries.