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ISED Annual Report 2016-17

ISED Annual Report 2016-17. click to view..

ISED Annual Report 2017 21,Oct_Page_01


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ISED Survey on Small Enterprise Communication


Dear friend/Colleague,

Welcome to the world of ISED Publications. The ‘ISED Publications’ has been a medium that bring us together for the last many years. The facilitatator for this camaraderie has been the ISED Small Enterprise Observatory, the knowledge platform of ISED, that is celebrating its ‘China Jubilee’ this year. At this glorious occasion, we need your rich feedback and patronage, in order to review our track, seek advice from you, and to move ahead vigorously. Would you kindly spare a few minutes from your otherwise busy schedule, and fill up this attached schedule…?

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Tamil Nadu MSME Report 2017: ISED Appointed by the State Government

The Government of Tamil Nadu, through the Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Institute (EDII), has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding for the preparation of the Tamil Nadu MSME Report 2017.The Project relates to the national programme of Regional Enterprise Development Audit(REDA), designed and being implemented by the ISED in various States.
The Project will make an assessment of the MSME scene in Tamil Nadu, in relation to Key Performance Indicators, and will come out with and action strategy for their sustained development.
The REDA programme has been co ordinated by the ISED Centre for Monitoring Enterprise Development in the States (ISED-CMEDS).Please see REDA brochure

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Announcement of Opportunities

Advertisement No. 9/2017 (Dated December 15, 2017)

ISED offers the following openings at its headquarters at Cochin:

Business Consultants

Need to be persons having some background in assisting and mentoring entrepreneurs. Need to have exposure on MSME programmes and procedures. Aptitude and willingness to work in a team, and to identify and create new business opportunities, is essential. Can work either part-time or full time.


The candidates should have some exposure in initiating and coordinating training programmes relating to Business and Finance. Exposure in organizing Entrepreneurship and Skill Development programmes, desirable. Persons having skills in marketing strategies and market development , may also apply. NGO background, with Social Audit and Focus Group Discussions, is desirable.

Editorial Assistants

The candidate should have reasonable flair for writing/rafting, and for production of reports and documents.Good presentation skills desirable. .

Multi-task Assistant

Persons with a minimum qualification of Graduation. Essentially research tasks. Computer-savvy candidates alone need apply. Capable and ready to do sensitive hard work, strictly according to the Institute’s Office Manual and Protocol. Age and experience no bar. Good opportunities of graduation into higher posts, based on performance. Persons with salary as the sole attraction need not apply.

Applicants are required to carefully go through the ISED website before submitting their application. Detailed bio data may be e-mailed to on an initial screening, selected candidates will be called for interview.

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ISED Announces Internship Opportunities

ISED announces its Quarterly Internship opportunities under the ISED Knowledge, Skills, and Entrepreneurship Mission(ISED-KSEM) . This includes the International Internship Programme in Sustainable Enterprise Development (IIPSD), as also the Short- term Internship Programme of the Institute. Candidates may write to the Director (, with full details of their background and interests. Course Co ordinators also may write on behalf of their institutions.

More details, please go through our brochure…..¬†