Directorate

The Directorate of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprisesunder the Department of Micro & Small Scale Enterprises and Textile, Govt. of West Bengal, is an important agency for the growth and promotion of Micro & Small Enterprise in West Bengal.

Objective

The main objective of the Directorate to facilitate growth and promote MSE, Cottage, Handicrafts, Coir & Lac Sector and to impart training to new and old entrepreneur. The motto of the team of the Directorate either at the Head Quarter, or in the District / Block level is to identify and train prospective entrepreneur and to extend infrastructure support to the entrepreneur of the State.

The 'District Industries Centre' (DICs) programme was started by the central government in 1978 with the objective of providing a focal point for promoting small, tiny, cottage and village industries in a particular area and to make available to them all necessary services and facilities at one place.

The District Industries Centres are concentrating on self-employment generating schemes. The Head Quarters of the Directorate of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprisesis located at 4th, 8th, 9th & 12th floor of New Secretariat Buildings, 1, K.S. Roy Road, Kolkata-700 001. The Handicraft Section is located at 4th floor, 2, Church Lane & 4th floor, Hemanta Basu Bhawan, 12, B.B.D.Bag, Kolkata-700 001.>

The Directorate and DICs are equipped with specialized officers like engineers, technologist, economist, statistician, food processing experts supported by managerial and other officials. There are 22 District Industries Centres and Sub-DICs. There are four zones headed by Joint Directors at Howrah, Durgapur, Siliguri and Berhampore.

In each District Industries Centre, there are groups of Managers in the rank of Asst. Director and also a number of Industrial Development officers to assist the General Manager who is the organizational Head of the District. Moreover in each block of the state and in some boroughs of Kolkata and Howrah Municipal Corporation one Industrial Development Officer is posted under the control of Block Development Officer or G.M., DIC, Kolkata and Howrah in case of Borough , respectively.

Office Location

The Hd. Qtr. of the Directorate of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprisesis located at 4th, 8th, 9th & 12th floor of New Secretariat Buildings. The Handicraft Section is located at 4th floor, 2, Church Lane & 4th floor, Hemanta Basu Bhawan, 12, B.B.D.Bag, Kolkata. There are 19 District Industries Centres at District Hd. Qtr. and 4 Sub-DICs at Durgapur, Haldia Siliguri and Baruipur. These DICs/Sub DICs are divided into four zones viz. Howrah Zone, Durgapur Zone, Berhampore Zone and Siliguri Zone having their offices at Dte. Hd. Qr., Durgapur, Kalyani and Siliguri respectively. Zonal offices are headed by Joint Directors.

Zonal Concept

To identify the superintendence and control in respect of activities of the different DICs, Sub-DICs, four zonal offices under the direct supervision of Joint Director have been started. Four zones are Howrah, Durgapur, Berhampore and Siliguri.

Directors Since Inception

SL NAME PERIOD
FORM TO
44.
Vijay Vharti, IAS
01-08-2016
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43.
R. Alice Vaz, IAS
29-01-2016
01-08-2016
42.
Dive Prasad Karanam, IAS
01-07-2015
15-01-2016
41.
Dr. Asvini Kumar Yadav, IAS
09-07-2012
01-07-2015
40.
Janab Khalil Ahemed, IAS
30-03-2011
09-07-2012
39.
Shri R. K. Sinha, IAS
29-03-2010
30-03-2011
38.
Dr. Archana, IAS
10-08-2009
24-03-2010
37.
Shri Hridayesh Mohan, IAS
25-06-2008
09-08-2009
36.
Dr. Aariz Aftab, IAS
16-08-2007
25-06-2008
35.
Shri Manoj Pant, IAS
02-08-2007
15-08-2007
34.
Shri A. Chaudhuri, IAS
07-05-2007
31-07-2007
33.
Shri N. C. Dey, W.B.C.S. (Exe.)
26-04-2007
06-05-2007
32.
Shri A. Subbiah, IAS
02-04-2007
25-04-2007
31.
Shri Arun Bal, IAS
02-08-2006
01-04-2007
30.
Shri S. Chakraborti, IAS
14-07-2003
01-08-2006
29.
Shri A. R. Bardhan, IAS
16-05-2003
14-07-2003
28.
Shri S. Chakraborti, IAS
01-11-2002
16-05-2003
27.
Shri H. Ramalu, IAS
17-09-2002
31-10-2002
26.
Shri S. K. Thade, IAS
12-06-2002
06-09-2002
25.
Shri H. Ramalu, IAS
30-05-2002
11-06-2002
24.
Shri Balbir Ram, IAS
01-09-2000
29-05-2002
23.
Shri D. Som, IAS
06-08-1998
31-08-2000
22.
Shri Basudeb Banerjee, IAS
30-09-1996
31-07-1998
21.
Shri Gopal Krishna, IAS
18-10-1995
22-07-1996
20.
Shri D. Mukhopadhyay, IAS
31-12-1993
15-09-1995
19.
Shri Sabyasachi Sen, IAS
11-12-1990
20-12-1993
18.
Shri S. N Chowdhury, IAS
03-08-1989
10-12-1990
17.
Shri A. Maiti, IAS
03-07-1989
02-08-1989
16.
Smt. K. Chaudhuri, IAS
15-06-1988
02-07-1989
15.
Shri A. M. Chakrabarti, IAS
12-11-1985
03-06-1988
14.
Shri B. N. Mukherjee, IAS
19-08-1985
11-11-1985
13.
Shri S. K. Moitra, IAS
08-07-1985
18-08-1985
12.
Shri Jawhar Sircar, IAS
12-05-1984
07-07-1985
11.
Smt. K. Gupta Menon, IAS
02-05-1983
11-05-1984
10.
Shri S. N. Roy, IAS
16-01-1978
01-05-1983
9.
Shri B. N. Mandal, IAS
16-01-1975
15-01-1978
8.
Shri A. Deb, IAS
16-05-1973
15-01-1975
7.
Shri A. K. Ghorai, IAS
10-04-1973
15-05-1973
6.
Shri R. K. Saggi, IAS
01-04-1973
09-04-1973
5.
Shri S. P. De, IAS
01-04-1972
31-03-1973
4.
Shri Arun Sen, IAS
01-02-1972
31-03-1972
3.
Shri K. Mishra, IAS
09-06-1970
31-01-1972
2.
Shri B. C. Mukherjee, IAS
02-07-1968
08-06-1970
1.
Shri A. Choudhury, IAS
08-11-1967
01-07-1968