How to Open a Small Scale Industry

Are you new as an entrepreneur and you?re planning to have a business of your own but you don?t have enough idea on how to open a small scale industry?

Opening a small-scale business can be tough for you especially if you?re just new in the business, let us be your guide towards your success with our simple business tips.

Overview in Opening a Small Scale Industry

Opening your own small-scale industry is a good choice in starting a business because of the wide array of options available for those who want to have a stable source of profit. Unlike the other medium-scale and large businesses, the small-scale industry is considered as the easiest way to start up a business since it doesn’t require a huge amount of capital; instead, it utilizes the use of intensive labor power to catch up on the demand for goods and other commodities. In fact, most of the products and goods produced in the market today are mostly coming from small-scale industries.

The small-scale industry aside from being self-sufficient has a huge source of resources to supply the materials needed for the production of the goods. If you’re interested to open up your own small-scale business, here are some important guidelines so you can manage well your own enterprise.

Guidelines on How to Open a Small Scale Industry

The steps in opening a small-scale industry are not quite different from other bigger businesses. What you basically need to do first is to study the industry you want to engage in. For example, if you wish to produce leather goods to supply the shoes and bags industry then you need to be familiar with its production. The local government in your area has special offerings to those who are interested to participate in the small-scale industries by providing seminars and financing allocations. There are community colleges and institutes that have special courses in small-scale businesses, enrolling in these programs will help you to familiarize the ins and outs of the industry.

Once you have learned how to manage a small-scale industry, your next concern will be the financing of the business. However, if you tend to make loans from any financial institutions and banks you must create first a strong business plan. The business plan is one of the requirements in acquiring loans, so you need to prepare it prior to your plan of opening a small-scale industry. Just make sure that your goals and objectives are well indicated plus other concerns like assets, the estimated costs, your marketing strategies, and contingency plans. The approval of the loans will depend on how strong your business plan is. You can get a sample business plan for small-scale industries on the internet. You can also ask for assistance from some government units and private organizations to help you out in planning your chosen business venture.


  • virendra kore said on February 8, 2012
    like to start Tile Adhesive cement base manufacturing unit at Kalyan. Dist-Thane. Want to know process of registration & license
  • Kabagambe Hamuza said on October 21, 2012
    I want start a rice mill in Busia town, Busia district, Uganda
  • Ayyappa said on November 9, 2012
    I want to cement bricks business.krishna (dt)andhra pradesh
  • B.SESHANANDA REDDY said on November 10, 2012
    I want know about the small & medium scale institutions i need to research. what i am to start the project so please give me information about the like pg program in industry
  • mohammed layeeq said on November 28, 2012
    i want start sheep or goat farm on my friend land on 3 acre land at mirzapur village pudur mandal in r,r.dist, andhrapardesh. i have no exp about this plz guide me one more about candle making business i have 2 lakhs amount only. farm registration and govt grants,
  • Ghodake Navnath said on December 16, 2012
    Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India. I am starting electronic component manufacturing industry so give me guidance
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  • Manohar said on December 20, 2012
    i want to start a small scale business in prakasam district pamur mandal pamur village in andhrapradesh. which small scale industry will be better and i have land only investment just 1 lakh only i have how much will banks give as a loan for small scale industries. please guide me reply me. how will be bricks industry or paper making with paper binding as books industry or paper plates making industry please guide me about these. and how to join training for this small scale industry business where i will get this information thank you
  • Annu gugawad said on December 30, 2012
    I want to start a small scale industry but i am not having an idea of which ll good in this generation pls give some ideas to me. My mobile numb is 7276980937
  • surendra kumar said on January 20, 2013
    I want to start a small scale forging industry for making steel flange, but i have no land. how to acquire govt. land for industry and how to get govt. loan. please give me guideline for that.
  • B.B.Thete said on January 23, 2013
    I want to start tractor dealership in Niphad taluka, Nashik district, Maharashtra
  • soham biswas said on January 23, 2013
    Barasat,Kolkata. I dont have sufficient money and land to set up business but i need get a perfect profiting source. Please give suggestions
  • nymulla said on January 29, 2013
    i am starting small electronic pcb manufacture industry please give me advise and gov supporting details
  • M Simhachalam said on January 31, 2013
    I want to start Small Scale Industries at Parvathipuram o Bobbli, Vizianagarm District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Which is the Better business related my area . i am completed MBA (HR),i am working as HR Executive, i want to develop my area & create Opportunities around my area. Thanks & Regards, M.Simhachalam.
  • manoj kumar bag said on February 9, 2013
    Dear sir, i have to start my small scale industries company. (papper plate making) plz give me suggestions. Best Regards, Manoj junagarh odisha
  • srinu said on February 12, 2013
    rangareddy dist moinabad (Mo)a.p pin 501504. i am going start small scale industry nim oil industry in moinabad
  • karthi said on February 13, 2013
    washing soap and washing powder and bath soap
  • SAROJ KUMAR MOHAPATRA said on February 19, 2013
    Hi Sir, I would like to start the animal feed industry with my own land at baripada, odisha, kindly suggest the criteria and investment amount. and suggest is this suitable for any individual or not. Please revert. Thanks and Regards, Saroj Kumar Mohapatra, Baripada, Mob-8147509166.
  • Amit Sarkar said on February 21, 2013
    I want some liquid money from any nationalize bank as a business loan for set-up a New Small Scale industry. already i have built a factory shade (1450 Sq.ft) for promotion of new business. or if any company / mnc has give a chance for production of their needed equipment's & product i also agree to tie-up with them and i also ensure to them i will continue their service at any situation. My Location, Amit Sarkar, Saguna Koley Para, P.O - Saguna, Kalyani, Nadia, Pin- 741245, West Bengal, India. Mob: +919836461215 N.B: Distance from Kalyani Industrial Town near about 1.5 - 2.00 Km.
  • smitamishra said on March 11, 2013
    I want floor mill industries, give some idea. i have no money. no land. how can i start my own firm.
  • Vinod Sharma said on March 17, 2013
    I want to start a forging set up, but i dont have land as well a financial support. Please help to start my business by giving me idea or help. I have 20yrs. experience and good knowledge of all types of hot forging.
  • Vinod Sharma said on March 17, 2013
    I want to start forging shop in Ahmednagar. I dont have land as well as finance.I have 20 yrs. experience in hot forging and all type of forging. I want financial and idea how i can start my business.
  • naveen said on April 2, 2013
    namaste this is naveen, i am from baddumarri village, srikakulam district, andhrapradesh , India. i want to start paper plates either paper bags . could u please suggest where I will get the complete details for this. thank u
  • Srini said on April 4, 2013
    Srini, Velpur, AP, I want to start SSI in mentioned place to create opportunities to villagers. I am not very sure which sector to choose as of now. Please guide me where can I start, it would be really helpful.
  • Srinivas Thipparapu said on April 5, 2013
    Hai this is srinivas, basically i am electrical engineer, i want to start a business in solar panel marketing and installation, I need a basic idea of investment required and also provide the information of the people who are working in this area. whom we as to meet for necessary approval. Please guide me.
  • s k e babu said on April 9, 2013
    I want to start a business with 2 lakhs in Vishakhapatnam guide me which is good
  • sudip bid said on April 10, 2013
    i am willing to open a cfl manufacturing industry(small scale)so, please let me know the procedure of getting a financial support from the bank as well as the price of the machinery required for manufacturing cfl lamps. Also let me know if there are any enthusiastic entrepreneurs who could help me in this matter.
  • sadiq shaikh said on April 10, 2013
    i have decided to start a small scale industry of FMCG- HALDI, MIRCHI AND MASALAS powder. Please provide me details to make project for having loan from DIC which can be granted by concern bank. Jambusar, dist. Bharuch. Gujarat.
  • sribatsa rath said on April 16, 2013
    sir/madam i need to start marketing of pharma products i need 10 lcks to start through out the odisa how i get that much of loan
  • shafaq aqil said on April 17, 2013
    i want to start a small scale industry in nearby area of allahabad (a city in up) ,please suggest which industry would be most demanding in the area.. I also wanted to know the process flow for opening the industry , specially government added plans and loan for promoting such industries including the name of banks and financial industries giving assistance in such business. process for registration and other laws compulsory for the establishment of the industry. Please guide whether opening of educational institutes are also covered under the scheme or some special govt schemes are there for promoting such industries. Please reply on my mail
  • KIYEMBA SAMUEL said on April 17, 2013
    I am ugandan from Kampala, a graduate in accounting. I want to start up a small project that makes crisps, bagiya and doughnuts. I have 500,000/= and have already acquired some equipment like the sealers
  • c pratap raju said on April 22, 2013
    i want start SSI in kalampalli srikalahasti i had three borewells and these are tasteful water at my village i would like start a water distillery with any branded packaged drinking water plants under license by those company provide me license and financial support for starting a new small water distillery and packaging plant at my place please give me an idea for how to set up collusion and liaison with branded distilleries
  • badal said on April 23, 2013
    i want to start construction and erection work in power sector. please tell me briefly about the procedure of registration and other notifications as soon as possible. currently i am working in jabalpur madhyapradesh in a reputed company of power sector.
  • deepali gupta said on April 24, 2013
    want to start my small scale industry in mumbai but dont have any idea... kindly guide me. thanks
  • Krishna said on April 25, 2013
    Hi, I am interested to start a SSI unit in Srikakulam, AP. I am not sure which one is good. Please email me if you have any ideas or information. Thank you.
  • Parameswaran said on May 3, 2013
    Dear sir/ Madam, Write now i selling general insurance products through agency as well as partly i am doing car buying and selling business. How to develop my business further. Please suggest.
  • krishna said on May 10, 2013
    Hi, this is krishna from janakpur (Nepal) i want to start small industries in janakpur area. what types of small industries will be good in this area, plz advice me
  • Sudheer said on May 14, 2013
    Actually i want to start Paper Plate Making plant in Puttur ,KARNATAKA ,please help me how i can open and reliable buyers of Plates . My Mob No :0091-7760309618.If any body knows please share me information
  • Ashoka said on May 15, 2013
    HI, I want to start paper plate SSI in Bangalore karanataka what are the formalities to start and getting license and registration
  • rajesh prasad said on May 15, 2013
    i want to start a soap industries at azamgadh u.p.
  • P.Vijyalaxmi said on May 17, 2013
    Sir, Pl. guide me to start paper bags and all recycling of garbage and making paper articles for day to days use of public to avoid plastic
  • kalyan babu said on May 19, 2013
    i want to start a new business in Andhra Pradesh, I can invest up to 1 crore, I am very new to business and have no past experience at all. Kindly help me in choosing the best business. Give me as many options as possible in this regard. Thanks in advance
  • Sharath said on May 21, 2013
    I have to start new company in Bangalore.. I need financial support from source. Kindly help me someone. How can I get it either from Government or private sector and what are the requirements for that. My mail Id:
  • karthi,chennai said on May 26, 2013
    hello sir i am karthi from kumbakonam in tamil nadu just now I finished my B.E in electrical I want to start a small scale diode resistors company in kumbakonam plz guide me to start a company
  • Dinesh said on May 28, 2013
    Sir, This is Dinesh from Pune, i would like to start packed water business, could you please guide me on how to start at initial level and investment required
  • J.Siva Kumar said on May 30, 2013
    Dear Sir. This is siva kumar from Hyderabad. I have total 18 years experience in procurement and projects. I want to start a small scale industry. For that I need your guidance for the following.
    1) Type of Industry best for present days in A.P. mine is mechanical Engineer. Please furnish small scale project works for idea.
    2) Name of the institutions for guidance and training.
    3) How to start. guidance for Firm registration.what are the statutories involved.
    4) Financial support. How to get loans from financial institutions. What are steps involved.
    Please furnish and guide me for the above to my mail id. Thanks & regards
  • Shahanur Islam said on May 31, 2013
    Sir, We are five(5) partners want to start leather based manufacturing Industry in Assam. We have no such idea about this. We can arrange 1 cr. Are state govt. provide building in industrial area constructed by state govt. for establishing industry? How much bank will provide loan? tentative requirement of fund for establishment of leather based manufacturing industry? Please sir suggest us. Thanks sir. Guwahati ,Assam.
  • jagadeesh kumar said on June 2, 2013
    i want to start alcohol business for industrial purpose Pls give me an idea
  • Winifrida said on June 3, 2013
    From Dar es Salaam Tanzania East Africa. I want to start soap industries but I need a knowledge and working tools such as machines for such small industry at Ilala District Ukonga, Dar es Salaam. Please assist me on this.
  • Sandhya Rani H S said on June 3, 2013
    Hello Sir/ Madam, Basically i am a civil engineer completed my B.E in 2011 & i worked as an assistant engineer for an year. Now i want start any own small scale industry in BANGLORE RURAL AREA. But i dont have better idea about these please suggest me. thank you.
  • sanjeev said on June 3, 2013
    Hello sir i am sanjeev from nizamabad district . Andrapradesh. i want to start agriculture tractor implements manufacturing i have 5 years experience and i want iso certificate my new industry please guide me to start my industry and how to market
  • pushpa naik said on June 6, 2013
    Mangalore or Mumbai would be the location. my budget is upto 2 lakhs please guide what business i can start and where do you have an training institute.
  • Naresh Babu said on June 21, 2013
    Hello sir/mam I am Naresh Babu lanka. from Adilabad district Andra Pradesh. I have many more business but i have no money what can i do sir/mam please suggest me any money route please. Thank you
  • varaprasad said on June 21, 2013
    i want to start a small scale industry, give ur suggestion which field to choose, in vijayawada, andhra pradesh, india
  • maneesh kumar pandey said on June 22, 2013
    sir, i want to open a small scale industry in the village area , please suggest which types of industry is more profitable , my location is satna ( m. p. ) and i have done diploma in mechanical engineering please give the suitable idea to open small scale industry
  • kunal kishor said on July 5, 2013
    Sir I want to setup a small plastic industry. what would be the cost and investment. sir please tell me the procedure
  • Puneet Chauhan said on July 6, 2013
    no many no land bt want to set up my own factory in unnao up region ,student of btech (EC) 2yr . plz guide me
  • r.murugan said on July 9, 2013
    I want to open small scale industries in electrical. give me some idea.thanks
  • snehal hadambar said on July 9, 2013
    I want to open small scale industries in electrical because i am electronics & telecomm engg. student.please sir, give me idea to open industries. thank you sir...
  • R.krishnamurthy said on July 13, 2013
    Thankful if could guide me in starting small scale chemical unit in and around Tuticorin Tamilnadu. Thank you, Krishnamurthy
  • srilakshmi said on July 20, 2013
    I would like to start a small scale unit in Guntur dist. A.P. I may be given suggestion which industry is suitable for Guntur and which industry is having bright future
  • prathibha said on July 23, 2013
    i would like to start home appliance manufacturing company at zaheerabad,MEDAK(DIST) A.P,I AM A EMBEDDED systems graduate,how to start up ,how to prepare project report to get loan, as i am SC category woman i would like ta avial loan, pls suggest me, how profits will be, and how to maintain. kindly suggest me.
  • priyadas said on July 23, 2013
    Bhadrakh, odisha, india, muncipalty area. sir actually i have agricultural land but have no money and want to start something new or innovative product so please help me soon bcz my father is no more and i m elder daughter of my family and hv courage to start something new so plz help me. i will thankful to u
  • priyadas said on July 23, 2013
    i hv interest to start waterpurifier business and how to produce water purifiers in low range for rural and poor people consume easily and its helpful to them about their health
  • Susanta Nath said on July 25, 2013
    Hello.. Sir... I am from Udaipur, Tripura State. I want to start a small scale business with investment of Rs.2-3 lakhs. Will you please suggest me for the same... Thanking You... Susanta Nath.
  • Aditya Shevatekar said on July 27, 2013
    hello, I am from Aurangabad, Maharashtra. I want to start small scale business in Electronics and Automation field. So please guide for same.
  • SS Basha said on July 30, 2013
    Dear Sir, I worked in oil gas industry for more than 15years in construction side. Now I have land @ chintaparti, (vayalpad)Chittor, AP, facing to tirupati road I want to start a business with 25-50Lks. Please suggest me suitable category of business for me. I am a diploma engineer with mechanical back ground and worked as Quality engineer in the field of protective coatings, insulation and PFP. awaiting for your valuable reply. thanks Basha
  • cr.nagaraj said on July 31, 2013
    I want to start briquet manufacturing plant in Bangalore but i don't have land Tobe taken on rent since i don't know how to start industry pls let me know from steep one to till production (registration, license, 65 hp power, pollution board certificate, labor laws etc) this project i start with my friend partnership we have 15 lacks we need another 25 lacks loan.
  • mukesh said on July 31, 2013
    Dear Sir, I wanna start some small scale industry, so please guide me sir, i completed my BE in Industrial engineering After my DIPLOMA in MECHANICAL Engineering, so i wanna start with some manufacturing of the mechanical related products, so please give me some ideas and procedure to start.
  • Alok said on August 6, 2013
    hello.. I want to start small scale industry in rural area in Bihar. may I invest 20 lack rps. plz give me idea for types of industries & manufacturing.
  • Bimal Chakraborti said on August 12, 2013
    sir, I am a civil engineer, i have 18 yrs. exp. now i want to paper bag industry in tripura, My habitation is west Tripura, pin-799001. State govt. help me they will give me garbage free. I am financially week. But Market is very much high. Another is rubber based Industry due to raw materials are available here. Thank you. your Regards, Bimal
  • karthik raghava said on August 13, 2013
    i want to keep paper plate industry in my house it is possible with less labour. how much does i must invest for that
  • gopinath said on August 14, 2013
    hi, i'm from hyderabad, so, i want be keep chocolate making industry, so what will be the cost for it and where will we get the machine and so on.
  • P.Muthu said on August 14, 2013
    i want to start a small scale industry, for making medical surgery implant components, by highly advanced cnc machine, i need a full information to start a business
  • Siva Reddy said on August 14, 2013
    Please give couple of business ideas to establish in Tirupati, andhra pradesh or banglore ,karnataka, i have 10 lacs to invest and can get loan additionally. Thanks
  • aditya jaiswal said on August 16, 2013
    sir, i need a full information to start a business i want to start a small scale industry of engine oil. in balrampur district of u.p..thanks
  • srinivasarao said on August 18, 2013
    hi dis is srinivasarao . i wana start a paper plate making industry pls give me a suggestion, how to start.
  • masood said on August 20, 2013
    respected sir, i want to know about leather small scale industry . i have a lot of interest to open a leather industry. so please give information. thanking you yours faithfully.
  • sourav said on August 23, 2013
  • tamil said on August 28, 2013
    Dear sir, i am from pondicherry and i wanna to start a small food packing industries like atta, rice, grains. etc but i dont know what is starting procedure to open the company if any one knows plz give me procure mail id(
  • SURESH said on August 28, 2013
    My Location is East Godavari, AP. I Can invest 5-10 Lacs. Please suggest me the correct business.
  • santosh kumar prusty said on August 31, 2013
    sir ,i am from odisha nayagarh i want to start a small scale cfl manufacturing industries i like , but i dont know what is starting procedure to open the company , if one knows plz give me open and registration guideline mail id
  • chethan gowda said on September 1, 2013
    Respected, sir i am chethan gowda from bangalore my qualification is diploma in electronics and communication with 1 year of working experience and so now making my mind to start small scale industry related to electronics so pls suggest me. thank you
  • sourabh choudhary said on September 1, 2013
    Dear Sir, I wanna start some small scale industry, so please guide me sir, i completed my BE in Electrical & Electronic engineering After my DIPLOMA in ELECTRICAL Engineering, so i wanna start with some manufacturing of the electrical or electronic related products, so please give me some ideas and procedure to start.area location chhindwara madhya pradesh.
  • lekhni garg said on September 2, 2013
    Dear sir, I have completed graduation(BBA), accompanying 2 of my friends also graduate(B.COM) want to start a product packaging industry, initially based on manual labour in Dankaur area Uttar pradesh. please suggest the procedure and the approximation of investment we need. thanks
  • rakesh kumar said on September 3, 2013
    dear sir I just completed my In ece. i want to start a small scale business in our area. Himachal pradesh/Distt kangara/Palampur. plz suggest me. ph no 8894337779 9857610002
  • Nabarun roy said on September 16, 2013
    dear sir, i am a hotel business man and i want to take distributorship of McDonals. i am from Agartala,Tripura(west).plz suggest me
  • Suresh said on September 17, 2013
    Hi, This is Suresh kumar. I am from Andhra pradesh(Dist:sriakulam). My father retired this year from his job. so he want to start a small scale industry/Business. Please give ur suggestion which field to choos
  • siddaraju said on September 17, 2013
    I am interested to start in own land in village. 15km from ramanagara taluk and distric. bangalore.karnataka. i can take loan for industry up to 20 lak. pls guide me for suitable industry for rural.
  • Prakash ranjan mohanty said on September 18, 2013
    I have completed Graduation in B.A. I have interest to start a new small company in Small Budget at Odisha, Cuttack, Actually I have no idea in this case. Please I have interest known to guide line of this matter.
  • B.NARESH KUMAR said on September 24, 2013
    Dear sir, now i am working in an engineering company in tamilnadu. i like to start a engineering industry. need counseling and how to give loan. say me plz. thank you.
  • Abdul Kadher said on October 8, 2013
    For over all guide line is good. first of all thanks for this. I want to start Small leather and Stone industry.. Please help and guide me.....
  • P. Kumar said on October 9, 2013
    Dear Sir, I am from Kathmandu NEPAL. I want to start small scale industry in my own land and able to invest 2 lakh Irps only. PLS give me idea of type of industry and manufacturing. Thanks
  • Nilesh dhage said on October 10, 2013
    I worked 8 Yrs. in Fine chemical industry, I want to start small scale industry in minimum investment License document requirement initially take for trading license manufacturing in job workers. Please guide me.
  • RK said on October 11, 2013
    Kangra ,HP, Dear Sir, I want to start a small scale business in a village in Kangra Distt H.P. I have engineering background & have 10 yrs in MNC. I have only 5 lacs to invest. Please suggest me the desired business.
  • Aqib said on October 15, 2013
    Hello, I am Aqib from srinagar kashmir. I Want to setup my own SSI unit..plz provide me guidelines in this connection..
  • Mangesh said on October 16, 2013
    Hi sir, This is mangesh I am interested to start business which is help me to make a GOOD money. my age is 31. I am from pune. I am interested in gardening / food industries - like hotel / fast food. please suggest any other ideas and source also! I am very hardworking man. trying to start as early as possible . Please help out of this.. I am very disturb ......Please..!
  • Thanigai velan.K said on October 16, 2013
    Hi, Am interested to any kind of small scale business, like manpower supply, small contracts in big companies like that. pls suggest me another than this also. thanks...
  • M.Nageswara rao said on October 16, 2013
    I want to start a small scale industry for Candles please provide project details.
  • syam said on October 16, 2013
    Dear sir, I am from chirala, prakasham (dist), a.p. I want to start a small scale industry in my area plz guide me.


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