Previously, the prevailing MSME was based on the criteria of investment in production facility and machinery. So to access MSME benefits, the MSMEs have to confine their investment to the lower level.

Standard Documents Needed for MSME Registration

  • PAN and Aadhaar cards are the only essential documents required for MSME registration.
  • This registration is fully web-based, and no proof of documents is
  • GST and PAN linked particulars on annual turnover and enterprises’ investment will be secured automatically by the portal from the government

The steps for MSME registration online

The following is a full description of the MSME registration process in India:

The applicants must first complete out the registration application form for MSMEs with all the relevant information, after which they must submit the registration application to the appropriate department. You have the option of starting the application form filing process offline or online.

Bring together and gather all the documentation called for in the MSME Registration Application form. To go to the next step of registration, gathering all the required documents often takes one to two working days.

The applicant must submit the application form to the Registrar of udyog aadhar msme along with the requisite papers. The processing and verification of the legitimacy or authenticity of the applicant’s documents are done by the regulatory authorities. An additional two working days are needed for this verification and processing.

The applicant’s company is registered as an MSME if the regulatory authorities are satisfied with the documentation and other submissions made by the applicant.

Things To Think About

By choosing the option “For New Entrepreneurs who are not yet registered as MSME or those with EM-II,” those who already have a UAM registration or any other registration granted by any entity under the MSME must re-register.

By December 31, 2021, all businesses holding UAM registrations must choose Udyam Registration through the migration process.

The UAM registration will be reported as illegitimate if the business owners do not meet the aforementioned requirement, and they will not be eligible for any MSME scheme advantages.


Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises is referred to as MSME. Due to their lack of resources and technology, these sectors or businesses which make up the foundation of our economy that need aid from other major corporations as well as protection. In order to accomplish this, the government offers these businesses various programmes, discounts, or counselling.

Some of the schemes are :

MSME Samadhaan Scheme

  • The scheme offers the entrepreneurs to monitor the delay payments


  • Any micro, small, or medium-sized business with a current
  • Registration is qualified to apply for this


  • The MSME Ministry has taken the step to allow suppliers to file online complaints with the relevant MSEFC of their State or UT against purchasers of goods or
  • The MSEFC Council will assess these based on their deeds. Concerned Central Ministries, Departments, CPSEs, State Governments, will also be able to see these for proactive steps.
  • If payment is not made by the buyer or supplier, this scheme and the portal enable MSMEs to file an online

Digital MSME Scheme

It incorporates the ICT tools and applications into their business and production processes, it aims to promote information and communication technology (ICT) in the MSME sector.


  • All MSMEs with Udyam Registration and MSMEs who are included in executive orders periodically issued by the Office of the DC, MSME in accordance with the MSME


  • To encourage the MSME sector towards Cloud Computing for ICT adoption in their business process and
  • To improve the quality of commodities, business and services and increase the number of MSMEs
  • To increase productivity, cost-effectiveness and revenue of the enterprise through the Cloud
  • To decrease cost in infrastructure and software programs and delivery time
  • To help the MSME sector connect with Technology centres for better support and updates from the

SAFE Plus Scheme

To support and help the efforts with addressing the COVID-19 crisis, the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) is encouraging MSMEs making products or providing services to fighting the Coronavirus with the launch of two schemes- the SIDBI Assistance to Facilitate Emergency response facing coronavirus (SAFE scheme) and SAFE Plus scheme.


  • SAFE Plus Scheme: MSME performing government regulations, which are available under the particular state government’s specific plan combination for interest payment/subsidy or capital subsidy can have a loan up to INR 2 crore.


Target customers: All existing MSMEs – whether SIDBI’s enduring

buyers or new to SIDBI consumers.

Purpose of loan: To obtain any material/assets for manufacturing or service and to obtain raw material or consumables for the product.

Maximum loan amount and loan instrument: INR 200 Lakh (up to 100% subject to asset coverage).

The loan can be availed in any of the two methods:

  • Term loan for equipment machinery
  • A working capital term loan

Repayment: Term loan of up to 5 years. WCTL up to 18 months.

  • Interest rate: 5% per annum on decreasing balance basis Other guidelines of several plans shall proceed to be
  • The number of capital subsidies when collected shall be used to overcome SIDBI loan or for clearance of SIDBI
  • Rate of interest on a loan to be set properly recognising the interest subsidy possible from the state

ECLGS or Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme

  • The COVID-19 financial assistance package from the Indian government included the introduction of the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee
  • Under this programme, banking institutions in India offer MSMEs and other businesses that have been impacted by the epidemic emergency lending


  • GECL credit will be up to 20% of the borrower’s total outstanding credit as of February 29, 2020 for eligible enterprises having a revenue of up to Rs. 250 crores (FY 2019–20) and loans outstanding of up to 50 crores.
  • The highest loan amount available under the programme is 5 crore.


  • In order to meet operating obligations and help MSME (Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises) borrowers’ growing working capital needs, which have been impacted due to covid 19

Secures business Loan

A secured business loan is a type of financing that is provided in exchange for a personal guarantee or the pledge of property as security.


  • Age restriction for loans: 21 years
  • Age limit at maturity of loan: 65 years
  • Minimum stated annual sales turnover of 12 lakhs for services, with a minimum of three years in operation.
  • Loan requirements are 15 lakhs for manufacturing and Rs. 18 lakhs for trading.


  • Amount may be financed with a cheaper interest
  • Having a good credit rating and financial history increases the loan
  • Longer repayment terms and flexible repayment alternatives with low EMIs

Secured business loans are eligible for tax incentives.

PMEG Scheme

The Ministry of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises is in charge of the “PMEGP,” a central sector programme (MOMSME).


  • Any anybody older than 18 years old
  • A manufacturing sector project that costs more than Rs. 10 lakh should only be undertaken by someone who has completed at least the eighth
  • Self-help organisations (even those falling under BPL provided that the SHG has not obtained benefits from another scheme)
  • Organizations that are recognised by the Societies Registration Act of 1860
  • Societies with a production cooperative
  • Trusts for charities


  • Benefits of a bank-financed programme for financial assistance in starting new microbusinesses in the nonfarm sector.
  • For manufacturing projects up to Rs. 50 lakh and service projects up to Rs. 20 lakh, the margin money subsidy on bank loans ranges from 15% to 35%.
  • The margin money subsidy for beneficiaries who fall under special categories, such as SC/ST/Women/PH/Minorities/Ex- Servicemen/NER, is 35% in rural regions and 25% in urban