In accordance with the provision of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Development (MSMED) Act, 2006, the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) are classified in two Classes:
The enterprise falls in micro-enterprise category if:
Micro-entrepreneurs network (MENT) of CFTRI is a platform for micro entrepreneurs to share the knowledge towards building sustainable food processing in the tiny/cottage level. Further CFTRI would provide guidance and assistance to the micro-enterprises to explore larger avenues for achieving success in commercialization over a time.
Entrepreneurs or enterprises involved in manufacturing of food products at a micro level
By registering in the MENT portal hosted in CSIR-CFTRI website
There is no essential qualification required for applying for registration.
Fee is not required for registration
Updates about the technologies of CFTRI would be hosted in the portal. Identified enterprises would get the opportunity to participate in workshops or technology demonstration. Further, the network would be expanded to enable networking among the entrepreneurs and experts in the field.
Though the network is primarily focused on creating clusters of micro enterprises initially, it would enable the networking among the entrepreneurs in the area of food processing and technology in the due course of time.
You can write to:
Micro-entrepreneurs Network (MENT)
CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute,
Mysuru – 570 020