CSR and MSMEs in India

Alternative Perspectives

Effivity announces CSR initiative to help MSME companies' in India

In support of #ZED (Zero Defect Zero Effect) and #MakeInIndia initiatives of the Government of India; Effivity - a global business process management and optimisation software provider, today announced its newest corporate social responsibility initiative. Read More

Grassroot Initiatives

Say YES to Sustainable MSMEs in India
According to the Ministry of MSME, there are about 1.4 million 'registered' micro, small and medium enterprises, across the manufacturing and services sectors in India. MSMEs still face a number of challenges including technological obsolescence, supply chain inefficiencies, increasing global competition, uncertain market scenario, and lack of funding. YES BANK in line with its Responsible Banking ethos is committed to supporting the MSME sector and giving it the much needed thrust to put it on a sustainable growth path. The Bank had launched first-of-its-kind MSME CSR project 'Say YES to Sustainable MSMEs in India'. The project aims at promoting energy efficiency and Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) measures in MSME clusters. Read More

Data and Trends


The need for innovative CSR models in post-pandemic world

The pandemic also highlighted the importance of bringing together different stakeholders to work collaboratively with the government to support communities in need. Read More

International MSME Day 2021: Wadhwani Foundation calls for Empowering MSMEs

International MSME Day 2021 is a time to introspect and reflect upon the hardships bestowed upon the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector. Read More

Nitin Gadkari calls for attracting more foreign investments into MSME sector

The minister also urged chartered accountants to suggest ways and innovative approaches to attracting maximum foreign investment into the MSMEs. Read More

National Youth Day 2022 – Top 5 CSR programmes making Indian youth future-ready

National Youth Day is celebrated every year on 12th January but since the pandemic, the much-discussed demographic dividend is facing many challenges. India’s corporate might is doing its bit to make the young future ready. Read More


SME Finance Virtual Marketplace - Sixth Session - Investors | 6 Feb 2022

The National Skill Summit is for skill leaders of Govt., CSR, Industry, Academicians, Researchers, Policy Makers and other stakeholders. The objective of the summit is to address the challenges that India's skill sector is facing today and likely to face in future and to discuss innovations and strategic solutions to lay a foundation for building future-ready organisations and workforce. Read More

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