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 A.R.Gokhe, Director. The Directors who headed the Institute are as under :-

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  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

30.06.2018

22

  Shri A.R.Gokhe

  01.08.2018

12.09.2021

23

  Shri P.M.Parlewar

  13.09.2021

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.