The National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development is a premier organization of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, engaged in training, consultancy, research, etc. in order to promote entrepreneurship and Skill Development. The major activities of the Institute include Training of Trainers, Management Development Programmes, Entrepreneurship-cum-Skill Development Programmes, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes and Cluster Intervention. NIESBUD has provided training to 11,46,209 persons as of March 31, 2018 through 44,035 different training programmes since inception. This includes 4,384 international participants hailing from more than 141 countries throughout the globe.

The Institute


The policy, direction and guidance to the Institute is provided by its Governing Council whose Chairman is the Minister of MSDE.The Executive Committee consisting of Secretary as its Chairman and Director General of the Institute as its Member-Secretary, executes the policies and decisions of the Governing Council through its whole-time Director General.
  • Assessing the training programmes and identifying the gaps to systematically conduct training programmes, orienting them as well as motivating youth towards entrepreneurship.
  • Developing and Designing various communication media tools for promoting the culture of entrepreneurship among different strata of society in the country.
  • Supporting and playing a catalytic role towards organizations engaged directly or indirectly in developing and promoting entrepreneurship and self-employment in the Country.
  • Providing consultancy services in the area of entrepreneurship and Skill Development especially for MSDEs.
  • In addition to above, Also Providing consultancy services to other Institutions engaged in entrepreneurial training either in the Government or in the Private Sector.
  • Designing, Conceptualizing and standardizing course curriculum for entrepreneurship and skill development programmes.
  • Research & Development:
  • Promoting research and development activities in the area of entrepreneurship, particularly in MSDE sector. Undertaking documentation and disseminating information related to entrepreneurship/ enterprise development.
  • Developing and publishing literatures, articles, journals and information material related to entrepreneurship/enterprise development/ Skill Development/MSDEs
  • Providing an interactive platform for exchange of ideas and experiences for various targets groups mainly through seminars, workshops, conferences as well as through training programs.
  • Identifying the Problem and developing feasible solutions by conducting research studies for generating knowledge and accelerating the development of entrepreneurship.
  • Major Focus Areas :

  • Creating a holistic environment to support entrepreneurship and skill development within the Institute.
  • Evaluating and revising the training programmes sponsored by NIESBUD so as to fit in with the internal and external environmental changes with respect to entrepreneurship and small business Development
  • The institute is actively engaged in creating a positive image among the general public on entrepreneurship and eliminating the misconception related to it. This helps in disseminating the information on entrepreneurship and skill Development fruitfully.
  • Key Highlights of the Institute :

  • Announcing various employment generation schemes by the Government, aimed at creating training aids materials, organizing Trainings for budding entrepreneurs to achieve the challenging goals
  • Keeping in tune with the changing macro and micro environment with respect to government policies. With this the Institute through concerted efforts has been able to achieve and sustain financial self-sufficiency through organizing various programmes; enhancing the conduct of market driven fee-based training activities; increasing sales of training materials
  • The Institute has provision of highly qualified faculties and experienced professionals with specialization in multidimensional aspects related to Entrepreneurial Competency & Motivation; Project Identification & Formulation; Finance and Credit; Small Enterprise Management; Women Entrepreneurship; Intellectual Property Rights; Marketing Management & Entrepreneurial Education, E-Learning Modules.
  • Handholding and post training support for bridging the gap between employers and jobseekers for setting up their enterprise.
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