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195 MSMEs Out of 1000 are Led by Women Entrepreneurs in india

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As per the 73rd Round of the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation’s survey of “Unincorporated non-agricultural Enterprises (excluding Construction)”, 195 proprietary MSMEs per 1000 MSMEs are owned by women in the entire country. 93 proprietary MSMEs per 1000 MSMEs are owned by women in Delhi. This was informed by Mr Giriraj Singh, Minister Independent Charge, MSME Ministry.

“The number of women employed in MSMEs, as per the survey mentioned above are 2,64,91,687. Out of them 2,41,425 women are employed in Delhi. The information on average monthly income being earned by women in the MSMEs was not collected during the survey. However, the information on emolument only for hired worker was collected during the aforesaid survey and the average annual emolument per hired worker is Rs. 86,390.” Informed Mr Giriraj Singh.

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) implements various Schemes like the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Micro & Small Enterprises Cluster Development (MSE-CDP) and Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI), which encourage creation of enterprises and also creation of infrastructure for MSMEs. MSMEs are predominantly labour intensive and aspects such as child care support, safety of women and support to women workers have to be taken care of by the employer as per law. 

The State/UT-wise Distribution of Women owned proprietary MSMEs Per 1000 MSMEs

StateWomen Proprietary MSMEs (per 1000)
Andhra Pradesh247
Arunachal Pradesh276
Assam55
Bihar49
Chhattisgarh84
Delhi93
Goa154
Gujarat249
Haryana101
Himachal Pradesh129
Jammu & Kashmir106
Jharkhand196
Karnataka244
Kerala208
Madhya Pradesh138
Maharashtra168
Manipur481
Megahlaya351
Mizoram392
Nagaland229
Odisha149
Punjab153
Rajasthan141
Sikkim193
Tamil Nadu260
Telangana373
Tripura133
Uttar Pradesh96
Uttarakhand50
West Bengal327
A & N Islands210
Chandigarh99
Dadra & Nagar Haveli169
Daman & Diu202
Lakshadweep260
Puducherry283
ALL195

Source: NSS 73rd Round of NSSO, M/o S&PI

 

 

Annexure-II

 

State/UT-wise distribution of women employment in the MSMEs

                                                    (Number in Lakh)

State/ UTWomen Employee
Andhra Pradesh21.01
Arunachal Pradesh0.11
Assam1.78
Bihar4.79
Chhattisgarh4.07
Delhi2.41
Goa0.41
Gujarat13.71
Haryana2.78
Himachal Pradesh1.13
Jammu & Kashmir1.50
Jharkhand5.57
Karnataka19.73
Kerala13.77
Madhya Pradesh10.13
Maharashtra17.97
Manipur1.40
Megahlaya0.72
Mizoram0.28
Nagaland0.59
Odisha8.36
Punjab4.24
Rajasthan8.01
Sikkim0.14
Tamil Nadu32.27
Telangana15.24
Tripura0.44
Uttar Pradesh27.27
Uttarakhand0.69
West Bengal43.51
A & N Islands0.10
Chandigarh0.12
Dadra & Nagar Haveli0.07
Daman & Diu0.02
Lakshadweep0.01
Puducherry0.57
Total264.92

Source: NSS 73rd Round of NSSO, M/o S&PI

This Press Release is based on information given by the Minister of State for MSME (Independent Charge) Shri Giriraj Singh in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 01.01.2018(Monday)

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