Venkaiah Naidu launches MSEFC portal and MyMSME mobile app
Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation(शहरी गरीबी उन्मूलन) and Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting, launched two important initiatives of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (Ministry of MSME), viz., Micro and Small Enterprises Facilitation Council's (MSEFC) portal and MyMSME Mobile App on the occasion of the 15th Meeting of the National Board for MSME in New Delhi on Thursday.
Kalraj Mishra, Union Minister for MSME, while speaking on the occasion, said that Micro and Small Enterprises Facilitation(सुविधा) Council's (MSEFC) portal on http://msefc.msme.gov.in, would facilitate implementation of the delayed payment provisions of the MSMED Act 2006, and also assist in the monitoring (निगरानी) of delayed payment cases.
This online platform is expected to be a significant step in the direction of Digital India, from the perspective of the MSME Sector in the country. With the access to this platform, micro and small enterprises would be able to file their delayed payment related grievances(शिकायतें) online. The grievance filed would be communicated through email and SMS to the parties involved. It would also help officers of the Ministry of MSME, as well as the state government, concerned, in monitoring the progress of cases, both at the State and National levels, said an official release by the GoI.
In addition, the MyMSME mobile app on http://my.msme.gov.in provides information on all schemes implemented by the Ministry of MSME at one place. The MSME units have had always been complaining that information on all schemes was not available at a single place.
Earlier, on the occasion of the Civil Services Day celebrations, the Prime Minister had spoken about the need for moving forward to m-Governance (Mobile Governance) from e-Governance.