The vision of the Policy is to transform Kerala into a vibrant entrepreneurial society through inclusive, eco-friendly and sustainable economic growth.

The Delhi government has done away with mandatory consent from pollution control committee and `trade licence' from the municipal authority for projects that fall under the category of small and me

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Babulal Renwal Vs State of Rajasthan through Chief Secretary & 3 Others dated 22/01/2015 regarding traditional works of manufacturing bricks and earthenware on small scale i.e. at the level of household cottage industry hardly contribute to any pollution and therefore, need to be spared from the rigours of obtaining environmental clearance and mining leases for each.

Much of the emphasis on climate change has been on urging countries to act to avoid environmental catastrophe.

Avoiding a lost generation: ten key recommendations to support youth entrepreneurship across the G20, contains both key recommendations and actionable guidance based on best practices adopted by governments across the G20.

This report is based on the results of a scientific, national phone survey of 555 owners of small businesses (2 to 99 employees) conducted in June 2014. The survey found that clear majorities of small business owners are

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Vanashakti Vs MPCB & Others dated 01/04/2014 regarding small scale industrialists seeking grant of re-start industries which have been allegedly closed down by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board for discharging polluting effluents in river “Waldhuri” or river “Ulhas”. 

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Tarun Patel Vs Chairman Gujarat Pollution Control Board & Others dated 01/04/2014 regarding the decision of Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) for the prescribed COD standards of 1000 mg/lt for the Small Scale Industries (SSI), which are members of the Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) at Vapi, Gujarat.

The Industrial and Investment Policy of Assam, 2014 that comes into effect from March 1 2014, has identified promotion of micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) sector as its priority area and would be in place for a period of five years. Read the text.

The MSME Policy of Government of West Bengal aims to increase the ancillarization and vendor linkage of MSME from the present about 2% to 10% over the next five years with government facilitating the process supported by a public procurement policy. This may lead to increase the volume of the market of the MSME products by atleast 25%.