MSME DI, Mumbai
About Us

Office of the Development Commissioner(MSME), New Delhi, under the Ministry of MSME, formulates the policy governing the Micro, Small & Medium Industries in the country, to chalk out schemes and programmes for development of the MSME Sector. It also monitors the implementation of policies and activities of promotion and development of MSME Sector in the Country through its network of 28 MSME-Development Institutes in all the States, with active involvement of State Directorate of Industries.

MSME-Development Institute, Mumbai was established in the year 1954 as Small Industries Service Institute, Mumbai. In the year 1960, it was shifted to its own premises at Sakinaka, Mumbai. The MSME-DI, Mumbai (erstwhile SISI, Mumbai) Building was inaugurated on 17.04.1960 by Hon'ble Shri S.K.Wankhede, the then Minister of Industry, Govt. of Maharashtra.

The Office was headed by its first Director Shri R.V.Patel. The Institute is presently headed by Shri R.B.Gupte, Director. The Directors who headed the Institute are as under :-

Sl
..Name of the Director
..From
To
1
..Shri R. U. Patel
..17.11.1954
11.02.1958
2
..Shri R.N.Gandhi
..02.04.1958
25.02.1961
3
..Shri L. R. Upasani
..31.10.1961
31.07.1965
4
..Shri S.N. Ramachandra Rao
..25.02.1966
21.07.1966
5
..Shri R.N.Gandhi
..12.08.1966
10.09.1969
6
..Shri L. R. Upasani
..16.09.1969
01.07.1974
7
..Shri B. K. Kale
..01.07.1974
30.08.1981
8
..Shri S. H. Jadhav
..17.09.1979
31.08.1981
9
..Shri M. R. Bramharakshas
..01.09.1981
01.05.1985
10
..Shri M. L. Phadke
..01.05.1985
04.11.1988
11
..Shri I. S. Kumar
..15.11.1988
05.11.1992
12
..Shri R. B. Pande
..25.01.1993
31.08.2000
13
..Shri P. K. Mukherjee
..18.01.2001
31.10.2005
14
..Shri Niranjan Naik
..01.11.2005
12.01.2006
15
..Shri G. M. Ambhore
..13.01.2006
30.04.2008
16
..Shri K. R. Sharma
..01.05.2008
31.08.2010
17 ..Dr.C.V.Saraf, Dy.Director i/c ..01.09.2010
27.06.2011
18 ..Shri Anupam Mishra ..28.06.2011
12.08.2011
19 ..Dr.C.V.Saraf, Dy.Director i/c ..13.08.2011
13.09.2011
20
..Shri G.M.Ambhore
..14.09.2011
30.06.2013
21 ..Shri R.B.Gupte ..14.08.2013
Till Date

 

This Institute provides support/services to the State Government as well as co-ordinates various activities for the prospective and existing entrepreneurs at the state level for promotion and development of small-scale industries. 23 districts of Maharashtra are under the jurisdiction of this Institute and its Branch Development Institute at Aurangabad. Another Institute at Nagpur looks after the remaining 11 districts of Maharashtra.

MSME-DI, Mumbai provides various types of extension services and assistance in setting up of units, promoting and developing products and Services for the MSME. The Institute has Technical Officers to provide guidance in all trades viz. Metallurgy, Mechanical, Chemical, Leather, Electrical, Electronics, Food Industry, Management and Economic Investigation, Export and Industrial Design.