Small Scale and medium size organizations can voluntarily register themselves as “Small Scale Industry”, which entitles them to various benefits from Central and State Government. They are eligible as Small Scale Industry based upon investment limits in its Plant and Machinery, which are upto Rs 10 crores for Manufacturing enterprises and upto 5 crores for Service enterprises. .
Before, applying for registration, it is necessary that Small Scale Industry Unit should obtain prior Sanction from the electricity board, Ownership/tenancy rights of the premises where unit is located, BIS/QC certificate and also clearances from Municipal Corporation and State Pollution Control Board.
Registration entitles Small Scale Industries to various benefits like tax exemptions like Income/Sales Tax, Excise Exemption, Price and Purchase preference, availability of Raw Material and other Concessions like in power/water tariff, etc.