The Small And Medium Enterprises Development Authority – SMEDA

Premier institution of the Govt. of Pakistan under Ministry of Industries and Production, SMEDA was established in October 1998 to take on the challenge of developing Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Pakistan. With a futuristic approach and professional management structure it has focus on providing an enabling environment and business development services to small and medium enterprises. SMEDA is not only an SME policy-advisory body for the government of Pakistan but also facilitates other stakeholders in addressing their SME development agendas.

SMEDA Vision

“Growth of globally competitive SME sector, through a conducive environment and support services, serving as an engine of sustainable growth for national economy”

Mission Statement

To function as the promoter & facilitator of SME sector in Pakistan by creating a conducive and facilitating environment as well as providing and facilitating service delivery to SMEs for enhancing their capacities and competitiveness.

SMEDA Objectives

  1. Formulate Policy  to encourage the growth of SMEs in the country and to advise the Government on fiscal and monetary issues related to SMEs.
  2. Facilitation of Business Development Services to SMEs.
  3. Facilitate the development and strengthening of SME representative bodies associations/chambers.
  4. Set up and manage a service provider’s database including machinery and supplier for SMEs.
  5. Conducting sector studies and analysis for sector development strategies.
  6. Facilitation of SMEs in securing financing.
  7. Strengthening of SMEs by conducting and facilitating seminars, workshops and training programs.
  8. Donor assistances for SME development of SMEs through programs and projects.
  9. Assist SMEs in getting international certifications (such as UL, CE, DIN, JIS, ASME, KS, etc.) for their products and processes.
  10. Identification of service opportunities on the basis of supply/demand

SMEDA Board of Directors

Public Sector:
Minister of Industries, Production & Special Initiatives
Secretary Ministry of Industries, Production & Special Initiatives
Secretary Ministry of Commerce
Secretary Ministry of Finance
Chairman Central Board of Revenue
Chief Executive Officer SMEDA
Private Sector:
Mr. Almas Hyder Chief Executive Officer Synthetic Products Enterprises (Pvt.) Ltd.
Mr. Mansur Khan President/Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited.
Mrs. Amna Nasir Proprietor, Arts & Gems Exports
Dr. Fasial Bari Executive Director Mahboobul Haq Human Development Centre
Engr. Squadron Leader (Rtd) Nauman Wazir, Chief Executive Officer, Frontier Foundry (Pvt) Ltd.
Mr. Kamal-ud-din Ahmed, Chairman/Chief Executive Sika (Pvt) Ltd



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