National Awards

Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

The Ministry of MSME with a view to recognising the efforts and contribution of MSMEs, givesNational Awards annually to selectedentrepreneurs and enterprises under the scheme of National Awards.

Scheme Benefits & Highlights

  • Selected Natioanl awardee is facilitated with cash prize of INR 1 Lakh, INR 0.75 Lakh , INR 0.50 Lakh in order of ranking
  • Special National Award for women – cash prize of INR 1lakh
  • Special National Award for SC/ ST Entrepreneur- cash prize of INR 1lakh
  • Special National Award to NER Entrepreneur- cash prize of INR 1lakh
  • Special Recognition Award to MSMEs scoring marks above 80% and 50% in case of NER- cash prize of INR 0.20 lakh


The Awards are be given for every calendar year to deserving entrepreneurs of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises having permanent registration/have filed Entrepreneurs Memorandum with the authorities notified by respective State Governments/UT Administration in accordance with the provisions contained in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (MSMED) Act 2006, which came into force on 2 October 2006. The MSMEs should have been in continuous production/service for last four years.

More details are given at:

Process and Required Documents

The required documents depending upon the scheme can be found on

The registeration process of different awards are listed on the website and an application has to be routed to the Director of Ministry before the deadline

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