• CCI AD FROM 5th April 2021

Shri Gadkari launches Bank of Schemes, Ideas, Innovation & Research Portal on MSMEs

Circular No. ES/94/2020-21                                                         1st May, 2020             


To : Members of the Council


Sub: Shri Gadkari launches Bank of Schemes, Ideas, Innovation & Research Portal on MSMEs


Dear Member,


We would like to inform you that the Union Minister of Road transport & Highways and MSME Shri Nitin Gadkari launched the Bank of Schemes, Ideas, Innovation and Research Portal (http://ideas.msme.gov.in/) on MSMEs through Video Conference from Nagpur on 30th April, 2020 (Press Release dated 30th April, 2020).


Features / Importance of the Portal: 


  • Access to all Schemes of Union, State and UT Governments. 
  • Provision for uploading Ideas, Innovations & Researches in the sector. 
  • Unique features of not only crowd sourcing of Ideas, but also evaluation and rating the ideas by crowd sourcing. 
  • Facilitates inflow of venture capital, foreign collaboration etc.
  • Help the MSMEs in a big way through information sharing
  • Useful in the research activities 
  • Facility to indicate the stage of Idea (Concept, Prototype or Commercialized) to make more user friendly. 
  • Papers and photo related to Idea and Video and Social Media links can also be uploaded.
  • Usefuul for the potential entrepreneurs as One stop compendium of Ideas, innovation and research ready for commercialization. 
  • Rating of Ideas can be seen publicly which will help in decision making.
  • Venture capitalists can interact with Person and MSME having Idea or innovation. 
  • Options are available for adding Banks, Government Labs, Incubators, Accelerators, Foreign collaboration in future.
  • A great transformational significance to the MSMEs in particular and the economy in general. 
  • Facility for the online forms for Idea, innovation and research in 5-6 Minutes.
  • Person can choose Areas (Credit/Finance, Human Capital Development, Technology, Infrastructure, Marketing, Policy, etc).
  • Person can indicate his Sector (Rural Technology Innovation, Waste-to-Wealth, Agro-Processing, Manufacturing, Services, Khadi, Coir, etc).

 Members may kindly make a note of the above.

 Thanking you,


Yours faithfully,