The MSME Trade and Investment Promotion Bureau was established in September 2019 with the intent to promote trade, investments and exports in the MSME (Micro Small and Medium Enterprise) sector in Tamil Nadu. The organization supports MSMEs in various aspects related to their business, including discovering new market opportunities for products of MSMEs in the overseas market, facilitating Government clearance processes, providing new and innovative solutions for bottlenecks in technology, finance and management.
Headquartered in SIDCO Corporate Office Building at Guindy in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, the bureau is headed by the Secretary to the Government, MSME Department (Micro Small and Medium Enterprises) as its Chairman.
District Industries Centres support the entrepreneurs who come forward to set up an enterprise by getting various license/approval from various departments through Single Window Mechanism functioning at District Industries Centre/Regional Joint Director of Industries and Commerce, Chennai.
The Government of Tamil Nadu takes cognizance of the need for continuously improving the ease of doing business in the state. In order to demonstrate the state's interest in creating an investor friendly climate, conducive to the domestic and global business community, the Government of Tamil Nadu has developed a Single Window Portal which provides 89 services that is required for MSMEs
MSME Department supports and promotes MSME sector in the state. The department has various organizationsunder its gambit, working towards support of MSMEs in specific areas. The key areas of focus are development of MSMEs, infrastructure development, entrepreneurship development, exports and co-operatives.