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What is the full form of SIDBI

SIDBI: Small Industries Development Bank of India

SIDBI stands for Small Industries Development Bank of India. It is an independent financial institution in India which is established for the growth and development of micro, small and medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs). It was set up on 2 April 1990 under the Indian Companies Act, 1956 as a wholly owned subsidiary of IDBI. As of October 2017, Mohammad Mustafa is the Chairman and Managing Director of SIDBI.

Its vision is to be a single platform to fulfill the financial and developmental needs of MSME sector to make it globally competitive, and to help it become a reputed and customer-friendly financial institution.

Its mission is to facilitate the credit flow to MSMEs and deal with financial and developmental gaps in the MSMEs.

SIDBI full form

SIDBI has adopted a ‘Credit Plus’ approach to promote and develop the MSME sector. Under this approach, besides credit, it also supports enterprise development, cluster development, skill up-gradation, marketing support and technology modernization etc. Its business domain includes Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). These enterprises contribute significantly to the national economy in terms of production, export and employment.

Key Products


  • SMILE: Soft loan funds for micro, small and medium enterprises
  • Financing Schemes for Sustainable Development
  • Growth Capital and Equity Assistance
  • Service Sector Assistance
  • Receivable Finance Scheme
  • Finance for Upgradation Modernization
  • E-Brochures


  • Micro and Small Enterprises Refinance Scheme (MSERS)
  • Assistance to NBFCs
  • SIDBI Foundation for Micro Credit
  • Poorest States Inclusive Growth Programme (PSIG)

Government Schemes:

  • Government Subsidy Schemes

Programmes & Initiatives

  • Loan Facilitation and Syndication Service
  • World Bank Projects
  • Promotional and Developmental Activities (P&D) Activities
  • Knowledge Partner

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