26 Sept, New Delhi
Read an analytical report which brings together diverse perspectives on systems change for entrepreneurship led job creation, and guides the path ahead for decent and meaningful livelihoods in India.
Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in India are the second largest employer after agriculture. Since 2014, Indian MSMEs have created an average of 3 million jobs per year. Among MSMEs, Micro Enterprises have the potential for maximum gains in terms of creating productive jobs at low costs, given that they comprise majority of the sector at 63.05 million microenterprises, compared to 0.33 million small enterprises and only 5000 medium sized enterprises.
Micro enterprises are therefore crucial to India’s inclusive growth, and the creation of dignified jobs.
Jobs We Want 2019 is envisioned as a space for sharing and discovering knowledge on systems change for entrepreneurship led job creation. We seek to gain diverse perspectives that will provide insights on: