MSME Ministry puts up on its website Gazetted Notification of Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum

New Delhi, Sept 30 (KNN) The MSME Ministry has put up on its website the gazetted notification of Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum. The one page Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum has become effective from September 18, 2015.

The notification regarding the same was put up on the MSME Ministry’s website earlier this month.

With the view to promote ease of doing business, the Ministry of MSME has come out with a one page Udhyog Aadhaar Memorandum, which can be filled now on by the micro, small and medium enterprises online.

However, in exceptional cases, where online filing is not possible due to any reason, a hard copy of the form can be submitted to the District Industry Centre which shall file the Memorandum online on behalf of them.

The gazetted notification, dated September 18, 2015,  said, “…the Central Government, after obtaining recommendations of the Advisory Committee in this behalf, specifies that MSMEs shall file Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum…”

There will be no fee for filling the Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum and there will also be no restriction in filling more than one Memorandum using the same Aadhaar Number. According to the notification, it shall be filed online at

The Udhyog Aadhaar Acknowledged will be generated and mailed at the email address provided in the Memorandum which will contain a unique Udyog Aadhaar Number.

Meanwhile, the existing enterprises, which have filed Entrepreneurship Memorandum – I (EM-I) or EM –II or both, or the holders of the Small Scale Industry Registration, prior to the coming into force of MSMED Act 2006 shall not be required to file Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum, but if they so desire, they may file the Memorandum.

The notification said, “In the Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum, the Aadhaar Number shall be of the managing partner, in case of propriety enterprise, of the authorized partner, in case of partnership enterprise, and of the authorised person, in case of other forms of enterprises.”

The Memorandum shall be filed on self-declaration basis and no supporting document will be required to be submitted the Memorandum. However, the Central Government or the State Government or such person as may be authorized in this behalf may seek documentary proof of information provided in the Memorandum, wherever necessary.