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What if I am not satisfied with any service or my query is not being answered?

If you are not satisfied with the services being offered at SMEDA, you can report your suggestion/ complaints at the following…

If you are not satisfied with the services being offered at SMEDA, you can report your suggestion/ complaints at the following email address

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or send us your complaints in Feedback section.

Posted 9 months agoby irfan

What are the timings of counselling services at SMEDA helpdesk?

Counselling services are available five days a week, from 9:30 am to 1:00pm Monday to Friday

Counselling services are available five days a week, from 9:30 am to 1:00pm Monday to Friday

Posted 9 months agoby irfan

How much time will it take to receive information/services from SMEDA?

Time to service each client may vary from case to case.  Normally, counselling and general advice is provided on walk-in…

Time to service each client may vary from case to case.  Normally, counselling and general advice is provided on walk-in basis. However, it may take two to three days to collect specific information. Business plan development or financing arrangement with financial institutions takes approximately 3 months to complet.

Posted 9 months agoby irfan

What is the procedure for getting services from SMEDA?

All SMEs who want to get business-related information or advise from SMEDA are required to contact SMEDA Helpdesks and fill…

All SMEs who want to get business-related information or advise from SMEDA are required to contact SMEDA Helpdesks and fill in a brief form explaining their need and giving us their contact information. After registration, a SMEDA ID will be provided to SME. The ID will help us in tracking your information and therefore, it is requested not to loose the SMEDA ID slip and bring it next time you visit SMEDA

For detailed discussion with an expert on a particular field/issue or financial assistance, a more detailed form has to be filled in giving us more detailed profile. Based on that form the case will be forwarded to concerned department and the SME will be provided relevant assistance.

Posted 9 months agoby irfan

Do I have to pay for SMEDA’s services?

Most of the services offered by SMEDA are free of charge. However, in some cases, a nominal fee is charged…

Most of the services offered by SMEDA are free of charge. However, in some cases, a nominal fee is charged which is heavily subsidised. Following table will help you understand our fee structure:

SMEDA Charges

Sr. no

Services offered

Charges

Schedule

1.

Counseling Services

Free

2.

Sector Briefs

Free

3.

Library Services

Free

4.

Photocopy/printouts (laser copy)

Rs. 1/copy and Rs. 3/printout

5.

Business Plan Development

Rs. 10,000

At the time of signing of contract

6.

Arranging loans from Banks/DFIs

1% of the loan amount (with a minimum payment of Rs. 10,000)

Advance Rs. 10,000 at the time of signing of contract and remaining on approval of loan

7.

Developing Marketing Plan

Varies from case to case

8.

Vetting Business Plan

Rs. 2,000

9.

Information on Market/Buyers

Varies from case to case

10.

Pre-feasibility Studies

Rs. 25 each

11.

Trade Secrets- export answerbook for SMEs

Rs. 600 each ( Rs. 500 for a purchase of 10 or more copies )

 

Posted 9 months agoby irfan

Are these services available to everyone?

SMEDA’s target group has been defined as all businesses in manufacturing, services and agricultural sector with an investment in productive…

SMEDA’s target group has been defined as all businesses in manufacturing, services and agricultural sector with an investment in productive assets (not including land and building) from Rs 2 million to Rs.40 million or employee strength of 10 to 99.  However, for the benefit of other enterprises, we will endeavor to provide all services (except for assistance in raising financing and business plan development) to any enterprises smaller or bigger than our definition.

Posted 9 months agoby irfan

What services are offered by SMEDA helpdesk?

SMEDA offers following services for Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SMEs): Assistance in Raising Finance Financial Advice Project Identification Business Plan…

SMEDA offers following services for Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SMEs):

  1. Assistance in Raising Finance
  2. Financial Advice
  3. Project Identification
  4. Business Plan Development
  5. Technical Advice
  6. Marketing Advice (Branding, Labeling, Packaging, Distribution, Promotion etc)
  7. Company Incorporation, Export Registration & Regulatory Advice
  8. Sales Tax, Custom Duty, Excise Duty etc
  9. Training & Development
  10. Information Services (Library, Databases, Project briefs, Pre-feasibilities)
  11. Business matchmaking
Posted 9 months agoby irfan

Federal Minister

Mr. Syed Murtaza Mahmud
Federal Minister
Ministry of Industries & Production

 

Federal Secretary

Mr. Imdadullah Bosal
Federal Secretary
Ministry of Industries & Production

 

CEO SMEDA

Mr. Hashim Raza
Chief Executive Officer
SMEDA

 

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Ph: (042) - 111 111 456
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