The faculty at ni-msme is knowledge-rich, with extensive experience and time tested expertise. They add the cutting edge quality to the programmes and projects undertaken by the institute, which marks them with a stamp of distinction and puts them way ahead in the line.


The SENDOC at ni-msme as one of the finest specialised libraries in India with the best collection of books, publications, journals magazines and contemporary business reports, with Internet connectivity and documentation solutions.


ni-msme publishes a spectrum if journals and books as part of its academic activities. SENDOC Journal, a well-known quarterly research periodical; the bi-monthly SME Policy, SME Technology and other periodicals perfectly complement the training programmes.

Training Facility

Spacious and ultramodern air-conditioned classrooms and conference halls with state-of-the-art instructional and functional gadgets, computers with specific software for cutting edge IT courses, advanced laptops and other instructional tools make learning at ni-msme a memorable experience.


Located amidst a sprawling and serene setting is ideal for academic and training pursuits. Natural and peaceful surroundings, perfect landscaping and lush greenery compete with each other to help the participants relax in mind and body.

Guestroom Complex

The clean and comfortable guest rooms in the campus can accommodate over 250 guests. Participants are accommodated in a/c or non-a/c rooms, with suites for VIPs and dignitaries. Clean and hygenic cuisine make the institute’s hostel complex a home away from home for the participants.

Sports and Games

A jogging track and gym for the fitness conscious. Tennis and Volleyball courts for the outdoor sports lovers, indoor facility Badminton, Table Tennis, Chess and Carroms are provided within the campus itself.

Recreational Facilities

The atmosphere Kalangan provides a perfect platform for staging shows of entertainment and for showcasing the creative talents of the participants. Musings is another ideal outdoor location in the campus set amidst tall trees with a pond, best suited for get-togethers.

Outstanding Activities

  • Pioneers study in developing First Entrepreneurship Model - Prof. David McClelland’s Kakinada Experiment (1964)
  • First International Programme on SMEs in the country (1967)
  • Programme for Young Engineers and Technocrats for the first time in the Country (1970)
  • Initiated Area Development Programmes in Enterprise Promotion in the country (19791)
  • First Study on Growth Centers (1973)
  • Orientation on small Industry Development for IAS Officers (1986-87) to 1989-90) revived in February 2008.
  • Enterprises Development and Government Effectiveness (EDGE) Programme for Sri Lanka Administrative Officials (1998)
  • Entrepreneurship Development Prgrammes (EDPs) for VRS/Rationalised Employees in State and Central Public Sector Units (2001 to 2010-11)
  • Study on Identification of Projects for specific resource base in North-Eastern Region (2003)
  • Vision Document for Empowering Women in Mauritius (2004)
  • Project Profiles on SMEs for Mauritius (2004)
  • Hand-holding, Monitoring and Implementation of MSME Clusters (2004 to 2007)
  • Entrepreneurship Development Inputs in Professional Colleges (2004)
  • Curriculum Development of Entrepreneurship; Comparative study in select States of India (2004)
  • Technical Services for SFURTI Clusters of JVIC and Coir Board (2006 to 2010-11)
  • Implemented Mubarakpur and Barabanki Handloom Cluster in Uttar Pradesh (2006-07 to December, 2012)
  • Entrepreneurship Development Programmes in Food Processing in different States in the country (2009 Onwards)
  • Established Intellectual Property Felicitation Centre (IPFC) for MSMEs (2010)
  • Established Resource Centre for Traditional Paintings for benefitting the traditional paintings craft Artisans (2010)

ni-msme Programmes

ni-msme with a knowledge giving approach, it is facilitating value addition to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) These programmes are of 8 and 12 weeks duration and are phased out as follows

  • Phase - I (05 Aug to 25 Oct 2013)
  • Phase - II (02 Sep to 25 Oct 2013)
  • Phase - III (11 Nov 2013 to 03 Jan 2014)
  • Phase - IV (20 Jan to 14 Mar 2014)

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