Practically 70% MSMEs on bookkeeping app Khatabook count on higher enterprise development this 12 months: Survey
Ease of Doing Enterprise for MSMEs: 68 per cent of 15,942 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) on the digital bookkeeping platform Khatabook are optimistic about enterprise development in 2022, mentioned a Enterprise Sentiment survey performed by the corporate to gauge MSMEs’ development throughout H2 2021 and expectations within the present 12 months. The survey additionally famous weak demand, monetary liquidity, and credit score availability amongst main challenges for 46 per cent of respondents whereas 36 per cent mentioned their enterprise was stagnant and 23 per cent reported a decline of their enterprise through the second half of 2021.
Nonetheless, 41 per cent of MSME house owners noticed development of their enterprise and about 54 per cent mentioned they didn’t face any important points through the interval. The states the place extra companies thrived have been Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh. Moreover, producers and retailers have been most impacted throughout this era whereas wholesalers prevailed.
Amongst sectors, healthcare and pharma industries witnessed a surge of their earnings as healthcare turned the highest precedence throughout Covid. Equally, companies in monetary providers, marketing-related actions, and web providers skilled substantial development at the same time as these in training, eating places, style life-style and stationery/xerox struggled because of the restricted contact pointers. The survey famous they count on slower progress even within the coming months.
“We plan to conduct this survey each 6 months to establish the extent of confidence for enterprise development and perceive the important thing challenges for the MSME ecosystem within the nation. These findings assist us devise a method to raised equip our customers with technological capabilities to be sure that their development will not be stinted,” mentioned Ravish Naresh, CEO and Co-founder, Khatabook.
Whereas MSMEs have regularly been recovering put up pandemic, numerous enterprises have been additionally shut down. In line with the info shared final month by the Minister of State for MSME Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma in a written reply to a query in Rajya Sabha, 5,907 companies registered with the MSME ministry have been shut throughout FY21 and FY22 (until March 9, 2022). Throughout FY21, 330 MSMEs obtained shut down. These included 155 Udyog-Aadhaar-Memorandum (UAM) registered items shut throughout April-June 2020 interval and 175 Udyam-registered items between July 2020 and March 2021. In FY22, the variety of MSME closures jumped almost 17x to five,577 Udyam entities.
SIDBI had additionally performed a survey in January this 12 months amongst a random pattern pool of 1,029 MSMEs. In line with the survey, 67 per cent respondents had reported non permanent closure for as much as a three-month interval throughout FY21 whereas round 66 per cent items had claimed a decline in profitability on account of secure mounted prices and a decline in income. The survey outcomes have been shared by the MSME Minister Narayan Rane in Lok Sabha in February.