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The small and medium enterprises play a pivotal role in driving the growth engine of the Indian economy. Being highly diverse in nature in terms of size, customers, technology and services provided, Indian SMEs also help in building an inclusive & sustainable society.

Small Medium Business Ideas are defined by their vision leading to enterprising solution.
There are several innovative SME Business Services which is taking lead in support to Indian economy.

The major problems faced by SMEs relate to decrease in demand of products and services leading to liquidity crunch. It is also observed that SMEs are threatened in operations in the smaller markets because of invasion of branded products through publicity blitz on satellite channels.

SMEs Product contribution - 6,000 Total GDP- 8%
Manufacturing goods- 45% Export- 40%

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    Over 200 business owners, SME heads and key decision makers from in and around Kolkata, took part in a lively discussion that ranged over several contemporary business issues in Start Manage Expand, 2015-2016.

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