GROWTH & PERFORMANCE  OF SSI SECTOR IN INDIA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year

Number of Units

Production

Growth

Employ-ment

Export

All India Exports

Share of SSI

 

(In lakhs)

(In crores)

Rate

 

of  SSI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(In lakhs)

(In crores)

(In crores)

(%)

 

Regist-ered

Un-registered

Total

A t Current

Prices

A t 1970-71

Prices

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

1973-74

1.64

2.52

4.16

7200

5161

 

-

39.70

393

2523

15.58

1974-75

2.22

2.76

4.98

9200

5450

 

5.60

40.40

541

3329

16.25

1975-76

2.46

3.00

5.46

11000

6426

 

17.89

45.90

532

4036

13.18

1976-77

2.68

3.24

5.92

12400

7078

 

10.16

49.80

766

5142

14.90

1977-78

2.96

3.74

6.70

14300

7980

 

12.74

54.00

845

5408

15.63

1978-79

3.34

4.00

7.34

15790

8797

 

10.24

63.80

1069

5726

18.67

1979-80

3.92

4.13

8.05

21635

10025

 

13.96

67.00

1226

6418

19.10

1980-81

4.48

4.26

8.74

28060

10906

 

8.79

71.00

1643

6711

24.48

1981-82

5.23

4.39

9.62

32600

11837

 

8.54

75.00

2071

7806

26.53

1982-83

6.07

4.52

10.59

35000

12800

 

8.14

79.00

2045

8803

23.23

1983-84

6.84

4.71

11.55

41620

14120

 

10.31

84.15

2164

9771

22.15

1984-85

7.55

4.85

12.40

50520

15810

 

11.97

90.00

2541

11744

21.64

1985-86

8.53

5.00

13.53

61228

17840

 

12.84

96.00

2769

10895

25.42

1986-87

9.48

5.14

14.62

72250

20187

 

13.16

101.40

3643

12452

29.26

1987-88

10.55

5.28

15.83

87300

22742

 

12.66

107.00

4372

15674

27.89

1988-89

11.70

5.42

7.12

106400

25672

 

12.88

113.00

5489

20232

27.13

1989-90

12.67

5.56

18.23

132320

28690

 

11.76

119.60

7625

27658

27.57

1990-91

13.78

5.70

19.48

155340

155340

*

-

125.30

9664

32553

29.69

1991-92

14.98

5.84

20.82

178699

160156

*

3.10

129.80

13882

44041

31.52

1992-93

16.48

5.98

22.46

209300

169125

*

5.60

134.06

17787

53688

33.13

1993-94

17.76

6.12

23.88

241648

181133

*

7.10

139.38

25306

69751

36.28

1994-95

19.44

6.27

25.71

293990

199427

*

10.10

146.56

29068

82674

35.16

1995-96

20.84

6.40

27.24

356213

222162

*

11.40

152.61

36475

106465

34.26

1996-97

22.07

6.50

28.57

412636

247311

*

11.32

160.00

39253

117524

33.40

1997-98

23.52

6.62

30.14

465171

268159

*

8.43

167.00

44453

126286

35.20

1998-99

24.47

6.74

31.21

527515

288807

*

7.70

171.58

49481

141604

34.90

1999-2K

25.39

6.96

32.25

578470

312576

*

8.20

177.30

125407

N.A

-

* Production at 1990-91 prices

Source – “SSI in India, the Growth Sector for the Millennium” – First Edition, August, 2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Over the years, the SSI sector has grown both in numbers and production. Exports have also steadily increased. This sector has also emerged as a significant employer. The challenge is to have a sustainable growth rate.