Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are indispensable to the progress of the nation as it contributes significantly to the economic and social development of the country in a myriad way: create employment opportunities, foster human resource development and stimulate value addition to the economy.

To support SMEs to play their due role in economic development, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) has taken various initiatives. The organization has an all-encompassing mandate of fostering growth of the SME sector through its portfolio of services including business development services, infrastructure development through establishing common facility centers, industry support for productivity enhancement and energy efficiency, human capital development through its training programs, and SME related projects with national and international development partners.