Champions, Creation and Harmonious Application of Modern Processes for Increasing the Output and National Strength, the online portal started by the MSME Ministry to resolve and redress grievances pertaining to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has been able to resolve over 26,000 complaints in a span of nine months. Through the online portal 26,693 issues were resolved uptill January 31, 2021, MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari recently said in the Parliament session. The redressal forum was launched in May last year. Its was undertaken to function as a a grievance registration and management system for MSME issues pertaining to finance, raw materials, labour, regulatory permissions, among others especially after the COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdown.
The web portal allows various micro, small and medium enterprises, its employees, associates and other stakeholders to register their complaints, suggestions or seek information around the support provided to MSMEs. Grievances that are registered by MSMEs either on the Centralized Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System (CPGRAMS) or any other portal of the MSME Ministry automatically gets taken up by the portal at- champions.gov.in. MSMEs in Haryana Get Major Boost! Products Manufactured by MSMEs in the State To Get Global Market, Talented Artisans To Benefit.
The grievances registered on this portal are then diverted to relevant government office, agency depending upon the nature of the complaint and are attended within three days. The matter “should not remain inconclusive after seven days” the MSME Ministry's Secretary AK Sharma had said during the launch of Creation and Harmonious Application of Modern Processes for Increasing the Output and National Strength in May 2020. For unresolved complaints, the “top leadership of the MSME Ministry” will “pro-actively take up,” he had added. Credit Guarantee Trust for MSEs: Over 8 Lakh Entrepreneurs Get Credit Guarantee Under Scheme Run by MSME Ministry and SIDBI.
Enhancing the usage of portal, the MSME Ministry had also integrated its ideas.msme.gov.in portal to the redressal portal. It was done to share ideas and innovation for public reviews for vetting before sharing them on the Champions portal. Along with it, the ministry had set-up a Champion Control Rooms at MSME Development Institutes across India to handhold MSMEs in accessing support available through the portal.