SMALL INDUSTRIES SERVICE INSTITUTES (SISIs) There are 28 SISIs and 30 Branch SISIs set up in State capitals and

other industrial cities all over the country. The main activities of these institutions are as follows:-

SISIs and its Branches have common facility workshops in various trades. There are at present 42 such common facility workshops attached to SISIs/Branch SISIs.

Introduction
Small scale sector is one of the success stories of the modern India. Its success is writ large over the face of the country and is equally visible all around. This is a sector that has emerged victorious in the face of rising threats from large sector inside and from multinationals abroad. The small Industries Service Institute (SISI) are the field offices of Small Industries Development Organisation (SIDO), Ministry of Small Scale Industries, Govt. of India, set up for the promotion and development of Small Scale Industries in the State in the early fifties. This Institute provides support / services to the State Government as well as coordinates various activities at the state level for promotion and development of small scale industries. This Institute, alongwith SISI, Nagpur and Branch Institute at Aurangabad, look after the whole of Maharashtra.

SISI Bangalore (Karnataka) Introduction Small Industries Service Institute, Bangalore with its Branch Office at Mangalore, looks after the needs of existing/prospective entrepreneurs in the small scale sector in 13 districts out of 20 districts of the State of Karnataka. Workshop and laboratory facilities available and revenue earned Workshops and laboratories attached to SISI, and Branch Institute provided common facility services to small scale units in different trades viz. general engineering works, chemical, leather, electrical and electronics.

183 charts. plastic toys. Type of assistance 1. complete techno-managerial support was provided to TECSOK and CEDOK for conducting EDP's of one month's duration each for 240 women during the year 1998-99. the Institute conducted 15 EDP courses in different parts of the State on leather utility articles. agarbatti rolling. b) Seminars During the year SISI Bangalore conducted a Seminar on Awareness of ISO-9000 series of standards on quality . 2.616/-. the Institute accorded high priority to training programmes on different aspects of small scale industries. machinist. Design and drawing section of the Institute prepared 27 drawings. 1 blue print. etc. 11 tracings. 279 candidates were trained in these courses. Consultancy services rendered The Institute provided consultancy services in different fields at different levels to existing and prospective entrepreneurs during the year 1998-99 as under : S. etc. manufacture of small transformers. screen printing.66. Blue prints/drawings Technical publications prepared and supplied During the year 46 project profiles were prepared. SISI 313 15 80 30 438 5020 1055 1600 4294 11969 728 70 60 142 900 7061 1140 1740 4466 14407 Total Training and Seminars a) Training As a promotional and developmental measure for small scale industries.5. Technical Managerial Economic & Statistical Assistance to start new industries Total At unit premises At SISI Through correspondence Br. Besides the above programmes. No.During the year 1998-99. 4. Entrepreneurial Development Programme: To promote entrepreneurship. computer hardware maintenance and servicing. 269 certificates and 323 miscellaneous drawings during the year 1995-96. 631 jobs were undertaken for the benefit of 485 units. Technical Training: During the year 20 technical training programmes/skill development courses were conducted in the fields like synthetic detergents. umbrella assembly. hosiery knitting. 3. In all the Institute and Branch SISI earned a total revenue of Rs. soldering techniques and blue print reading.

64 units were registered with the SISI Sub-contract Exchange during the year 1995-96 and 15 units were actually assisted in obtaining orders. A note on rural industries in India. An energy awareness Seminar was conducted at SISI Bangalore in association with Tata Energy Research Institute. the Institute organized 3 day intensive training programme on Export Management and one training programme on Packaging for exports at Bangalore. 132 candidates attended the programmes. Monthly return on 18 reserved items used for compiling general Index of industrial products was continued for the year 1995-96. IMT Division conducted 3 Export Management Training Progammes for the benefit of existing as well as prospective industrialists. their structural weaknesses and measures for their revival were prepared.management among electronic units in the small scale sector in association with ETDS Bangalore and Consortium of Electronics Industries of Karnataka. In this connection. Industries. Alongwith Diagnostic Survey. the work of Sample Survey was also taken up during the year. EI division updated the profile of Karnataka State. Modernisation Programme Under modernization programme a report on electronics process control instruments industry for technology upgradation/modernisation was prepared. Ancillary Development/Marketing and Exports a) Ancillary development/marketing During the year 4 PLC meetings were held and officers of the SISI. Chitradurga and Kolar districts. 13 candidates were trained. As a part of the Export Promotion activity. A UNIDO Workshop on Technology Transfer was conducted in association with State Government and UNIDO. Govt. The State Level Ancillary Guidance Committee Meeting was conducted to highlight the status of ancillary industries under the chairmanship of Secretary. b) Exports Under export promotion programme. a booklet containing the details of small and medium enterprises of Karnataka State who have evinced keen interest in Technology Transfer was prepared. Under the Government Stores Purchase Programme 64 units were recommended for enlistment to NSIC. A few of them have started the ventures by knowing the export procedures which were imparted to them during the training programme. 138 DGS & D enquiries were circulated to 52 units. Furnished economic information to entrepreneurs and delivered lectures to participants of various training programmes at the Institute. Hassan. of Karnataka. For the first phase of the Sample Survey 4985 units were selected for collection of data. Bangalore participated in all these meetings. Bangalore. . Economical Investigation and Statistical Services The Institute conducted Industrial Development Potentialities Surveys of Bangalore.

aboratory rendered product development services to 39 entrepreneurs and many of them have started their units. red oxide. SISI. various equipments used to control pollution in asbestos cement industry suggestions for remedial measures to control pollution have been explained. Four electronic units were assisted in getting ISO accreditation. Chennai. The programme was well attended by persons engaged in consuming various forms of energy in industrial activities. The training was conducted in association with Indian Institute of Packaging. Energy Conservation To impress upon the small scale/tiny sector entrepreneurs. metal paste.Assistance to District Industries Centres The Institute continued to provide extensive back up support to DIC's coming under its jurisdiction in the State in promoting industrial development by providing technical and economical information. SISI Bangalore has been making concerted efforts to provide all assistance to them in their endeavours. Bangalore delivered a lecture on the subject. 15 units from the district participated in the programme. Product and Quality Improvement The Electronics Division of the Institute conducted an Awareness Programme on ISO-9000 in association with DIC Tumkur for the benefit of industrialists in the Small Scale sector in Tumkur district for development of products as per international standards. An expert from Karnataka Pollution Control Board. processing applications for allotment of sheds. assisting DICs in capacity assessment of raw materials. synthetic camphor. . Bangalore organised an energy conservation awareness programme in collaboration with the local Tata Energy Research Institute. Product Development The glass and ceramic division has developed a product called dustless chalk which is very much superior to the traditional chalk. The knowhow has been given to 5 entrepreneurs during the year. Pollution Control A study report on 'Pollution Control in local asbestos cement based industries' was prepared. conducting industrial potential surveys. the urgent need to conserve energy.dependent economically. They are expected to start the units in the near future. Process. attending Task Force committee meetings. participating in EDPs and seminars organised by DICs. kumkum powder. conducting mobile van demonstrations. Product development on office paste. project profiles on industries. floor clearner. Assistance to SC/ST/Women/Weaker Section Entrepreneurs In pursuance of the Government policy to encourage persons belonging to SC/ST/Weaker sections and women to become self. training programmes under PMRY scheme etc. A lecture on Pollution Control Measures was conducted by the Institute. In this report. They were apprised of the various methods of conserving energy and use of alternative forms of energy.

primer rubber milk adhesive. . toilet cleaner was done on specific request of entrepreneurs in the chemical laboratory.

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