Mumbai, August 18: Narendra Modi government has invited MSMEs to join the Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS) platform with zero fees. The free access to the TReDS platform will be there till September 20.

TReDS is an online factoring platform connects buyers, suppliers and financiers. This platform will enable MSME suppliers to get quick access to low-cost finance.

Joining Fee on TReDs Platform Waived till September 20:

Congrats MSMEs !

The fee for joining TReDS platform has been waived. You can get funds against your approved invoices quickly. Register yourself and make your #msmetochampions. @FinMinIndia @sidbiofficial

— Ministry of MSME (@minmsme) August 17, 2020

What is a TReDS platform?

TReDS is an online mechanism for facilitating the financing of trade receivables of MSMEs through multiple financiers. It also enables discounting of invoices of exchange of MSME sellers against large corporate.

How will MSMEs benefit on TReDS Platform?

Quicker Payment: MSME sellers will receive funds against the approved invoices within 48 hours

Multiple Financiers: MSMEs are not restricted to a single bank. With the help of TReDS platform, they will have the option to choose the lowest bids among the multiple financiers.

Without Recourse Borrowing: There will not be any obligation on the seller to repay the financier. The buyer's account will be dedicated automatically through a pre-approved NACH mandate.

Lower cost of Funds: Sellers will be able to access financing at competitive terms as it is based on the credit rating of the buyer. The transparent bidding process will help to discover the most suitable price.