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Creating lighthouses for Ease of Doing Business
In a significant step towards creating the impetus for business growth, (GAME) has partnered with Government of Punjab on a 2 year journey to transform Punjab into a ‘lighthouse state’ for enhancing ease of doing business ( EoDB) for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the state, by rationalising, simplifying, digitizing and decriminalizing the regulatory environment. This partnership is supported by Omidyar Network India (ONI), an investment firm focused on social impact, under its recently announced ReSolve Initiative. GAME is also partnering with the Government of Tamil Nadu and soon with the Government of Karnataka to improve the ease of doing business for MSMEs in their states.
This EoDB transformation intia has been informed by the recommendations of the ‘National Taskforce for MSMEs’,
set up by GAME to address the COVID-19 crisis. Click here for the report
Initiatives on the Ground
Punjab Right to
Business Act, 2020
To help new MSMEs benefit from the Punjab Right to Business Act (RBA) 2020, the Department of Industries and Commerce, Government of Punjab jointly with GAME, Haqdarshak Empowerment Solutions Private Ltd (HESPL) and Nemo is conducting an RBA Registration Drive for MSMEs.
To encourage businesses to formalize, GAME has joined hands with Haqdarshak Empowerment Solutions Private Ltd (HESPL) to conduct an MSME Registration Drive in the districts of Mohali, Ludhiana, Patiala, and Bathinda in Punjab. Launched on 25th January 2020, the drive has mobilized 365 businesses to apply for Udyam Registration so far. To register free of charge, call us at 7018516511 or email us.
Our Taskforce members
Omidyar Network India
Under the ReSolve initiative, Omidyar Network India has prioritized two longstanding themes that have got renewed focus due to the pandemic, one of them being Empowering Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Omidyar believes that over the next 12-18 months, their goal will be to support and fund a few high-leverage lighthouse investments that can contribute to the transformation agenda for this theme. This includes strengthening institutions and mechanisms that can help MSMEs build their business. This objective has provided the way for a partnership with GAME in the focus area of Improving the ease of doing business (EoDB) for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and helping in the formalization of these enterprises