India has had a long tradition of entrepreneurship and the Indian entrepreneurs have contributed immensely to the country’s economic progress and international standing. These SMEs are critical to the growth of Indian economy. In accordance with its importance, the Indian Government has undertaken multiple initiatives to support the small-scale sector. Even as the importance of the SME sector is widely acknowledged, there is also the realization that the sector can grow even faster with enhancements in marketing, finance, skills development and technology. Further, there is a need to highlight the success stories of high-performing SMEs, such that it acts as a source of motivation for new entrepreneurs.
The Dun & Bradstreet “SME Business Excellence Awards” is a platform for showcasing the success stories of high-performing Indian SMEs. The objective of the awards is to encourage the culture of excellence and transparency among SMEs. The awards are open to all SMEs in manufacturing and services sectors with basic qualification criteria. Senior government officials will felicitate the award winners at a grand ceremony to be held in November.
The publication ‘Leading SMEs of India’ is broadly divided into the following sections:
  • Messages from Jury Members
  • MSMEs in India
  • Leading SMEs of India 2015 – The Story of Excellence
  • Interview Section
  • SME Business Excellence Awards 2015 – Winners
  • Profiles of SME Business Excellence Awards 2015 – Winners
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SME Business Excellence Awards Categories:
  • SME Segments Awards
  • Mid-Corporate Segment Awards
  • Theme-based (Special) Awards
Our Methodology
Dun & Bradstreet invites nominations from SMEs across India. We use a proprietary model to analyze various detailed submissions by companies and to shortlist probable winners in various award categories. Further, the short listed candidates are duly scrutinized by eminent panel of industry leaders and experts.
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