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The Ministry of MSMEs, Government of India has 32 MSME Development and Facilitation Offices (MSME-DFO) and 27 branch MSME-DFOs. So, one of the branches DFOs is located at Coimbatore. This article takes a closer look at the functions and key objectives of MSME Coimbatore, its contract details and more.

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About MSME Coimbatore

The branch MSME DFO Coimbatore falls under the MSME – Development & Facilitation Office, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The geographical scope of the Coimbatore branch institute covers eight districts of Tamil Nadu. They are Coimbatore, Dharmapuri, Erode, Salem, Tiruppur, The Niligris, Namakkal and Karur. MSMEs belonging to various industries are located in these seven districts. Some of the key industries in the region include auto components, machine tools, dies, moulds, foundry, textile garments, pump & motor, coir, plastics and rubber, textile machinery, tools, food processing, steel fabrication, healthcare, education, jewellery, tourism, etc.,
It offers a wide range of facilities to foster growth amongst MSMEs. It envisions enhancing the competitiveness of Indian MSMEs, boosting employment generation and building an industry-ready workforce. Therefore, the institution handholds entrepreneurs at several stages. For example, for potential and new entrepreneurs, it handholds by providing training, upgrading skills, and so on. On the other hand, it works closely with existing MSME owners in providing training, marketing support, technology upgrades, and so on.

Additionally, it offers common facilities for MSMEs for their growth and development. Here are some of the facilities and services that it offers includes:

  • Common facility workshops
  • Laboratories
  • Training needs
  • Techno-managerial services
  • Statistical and economic information
  • Consultancy and support services

Key functions of branch DFO, Coimbatore

Like other DC MSMEs and branch DFOs, the Coimbatore branch is also committed to fostering the growth of MSMEs in the region. To achieve this vision, here are some of the key functions of branch DFO, Coimbatore:

  • Enhancing MSMEs’ competitiveness
  • Facilitating credit flow
  • Promotion of MSMEs through cluster-based approach
  • Encouraging technology upgrades in manufacturing MSMEs
  • Offering marketing support

Moreover, MSME Coimbatore is also instrumental in implementing various schemes launched by the Ministry of MSMEs.

MSME Coimbatore address and phone number

BR.MSME-DFO, Coimbatore

386, Patel Road,

Ram Nagar, Coimbatore

0422 2233956

brdcdi-coim@dcmsme.gov.in

Alternatively, you can also contact

The Assistant Director,

Branch MSME Development & Facilitation Office, Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India

0422-2230426/2233956

adapp.tcr-msmedi@gov.in

In case you are seeking particular information, here is a link to the directory for all branches including Coimbatore that come under DFO Chenai.

Training courses

Some of the standardised courses offered by DC MSME include:

  • Entrepreneurship development programmes
  • Technology Infusion cum Skill Development Programme
  • Accreditation Programme for EM Trainers
  • Capacity Building of Principals of ITIs
  • Carbon training
  • Competency Building for Improved Performance
  • Cost Effectiveness in Economic Downturn
  • Delayed Payments to MSEs
  • Export Procedures, Documentation and Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Training programmes related to IPR
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management and Retail Management
  • Marketing programmes
  • Modern office practices
  • Productivity, quality and lean management
  • Entrepreneurship and Skill Development for Partner Organisations/Agencies
  • Financing & Management of CFCs
  • Risk Management

Some of the entrepreneurship skill development skill development programmes (ESDP) offered by DC MSME include:

  • Agricultural water lifting products
  • CAD/CAM
  • Dairy-based ESDP
  • Designing artificial jewellery
  • Food processing
  • Footwear making
  • Forging and casting
  • Heat treatment
  • Leather products
  • Mobile repairing
  • Mushroom cultivation
  • Retail management
  • Candles making
  • JAVA
  • Housekeeping
  • Interior designing
  • Web designing
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Photography and videography
  • Graphic designing
  • IT tools and applications

MSME Schemes

MSME DI Chennai and also branch DFO Coimbatore implement scheme launched by the Ministry of MSMEs, Government of India.

Frequently asked questions

What is the branch MSME DFO office, Coimbatore?

The Ministry of MSMEs, Government of India has established 32 MSME Development and Facilitation Offices or MSME DFOs at several locations in the country. However, that is not sufficient to cater to the MSMEs spread across the country. Hence, branches of these DFOs are supported by branch DFOs. In this case, the branch of MSME DFO, Coimbatore is affiliated with MSME DFO Chennai.

What is the main purpose of MSME Development and Facilitation Offices?

The MSME DFOs are established to handhold MSMEs and foster growth. They assist and help MSMEs through various training programmes, schemes, common facilities and various other services. In other words, MSME DFOs help entrepreneurs at several different stages such as raising funds, R&D, product development, testing, marketing, Import-Export, technology upgrades, and so on.

Where are other branch MSME DFO offices located in Tamil Nadu?

Other branch MSME DFO offices are located in Madurai and Tirunelveli. The branch MSME - Development & Facilitation Office, Madurai covers five districts namely Dindigul, Madurai, Ramanathapuram, Sivagangai and Theni. On the other hand, the Branch MSME - Workshop/Development & Facilitation Office at Tirunelveli covers five districts of Tamil Nadu including Kanyakumari, Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin and Virudhunagar.