ni-msme has been instrumental in conducting several outstanding research / consultancy studies that include.

  • Development of Pochampad Region (1972).
  • Identification of Growth Centres in Vidharbha Region (1973).
  • Industrial Potential Studies of Different Regions in the Country (since 1974).
  • Impact / Evaluation Studies on Major Government Programmes and Schemes such as TYRSEM, DWCRA, PMRY, SEEUY, CMEY, ADARANA, IIDs, SHGs, WDCs, Development Commissioner (Handlooms), Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), and NBCFDC.
  • Policy Research Studies (since 1978).
  • Preparation of Check-list for Diagnosis of Sick Units and Case Studies (from 1981).
  • District Development and Regional Planning Studies.
  • Techno-economic Feasibility Studies in Textiles and Handicrafts Sector of Arunachal Pradesh (2001).
  • Study on Identification of Projects for Specific Resource Base in Northeastern Region (2003).
  • Vision Document for Empowering Women in Mauritius (2003).
  • Project Profiles on SMEs for Mauritius (2004).
  • Information Requirements of SMEs (2005).
  • Hand-holding, Monitoring, Implementation of MSME Clusters (2004-07).
  • Hand-holding of SFURTI, Handlooms, Handicrafts Clusters (2006 onwards).
  • Evaluation Study of Ongoing Schemes of NBCFDC in the State of Tamilnadu (2008)
  • Evaluation of NBCFDC Schemes in the Union Territory of Puducherry, Goa and  Kerala (2009-10)
  • Evaluation of the Functioning of Innovative and Experimental Programmes on Schools run by Bhagavatula Charitable Trust (BCT) under Rajiv Vidhya Mission, Andhra Pradesh in Visakhapatnam District (2009-10)
  • Evaluation Study for Bringing More Effectiveness in Implementation of the Schemes under AHVY sponsored by the Office of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, New Delhi (2009-10)
  • Preparation of Training Modules for Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Govt. of India (2009-10)
  • Execution of Research Studies Sponsored by the Ministry of   Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Govt. of India (2009-10)
  • Resource Centre for Traditional Paintings in Handicrafts (2010-11)
  • Cluster Resource-cum-Monitoring Agency for 37 Clusters in A.P. and 24 Clusters in Kerala (2010-11)
  • Evaluation of the Scheme “Export Promotion (Training Programmes on Packaging for Exports)” sponsored by the DC(MSME) (2013-14)
  • Capacity Development of Business Membership Organisations (BMO) in India - Part of the MSME Umbrella Programme of GIZ (2013-14)
  • Evaluation of Pochampally Handloom Centre sponsored by DC(Handlooms)(2013-14)
  • Evaluation Study of Re-engineering and Restructuring of DIC, Department of MSME, Government of Odisha (2014-15)
  • Baseline Survey on skill development for sustainable income generation in Dantewada district, Chattisgarh, NMDC-CSR (2014-15)
  • 100% Physical Verification of PMEGP Units financed in the States of Assam, Kerala, Lakshadeep and Telangana (2014-16)
  • Study on Revitalisation for DICs and RICs in Odisha State (2014-16)
  • Project for Development student tracking system through web based software Application for APCET (2015-16)
  • Student of Employee Satisfaction and Organsation Climate for NMDC (2015-16)
  • Preparation of Detailed Project Report of Gadwal Handloom Park (2015-16)
  • Conducting Diagnostic Study on Murmura cluster in Gondia district, Nagpur under KRDP Clusters Programme of KVIC (2015-16)
  • Soft Interventions for Harihara Khadi Cluster, Davangere (Karnataka), Kothkur Ikat Handloom Weaving Cluster, Nalgonda (Telangana), Pedana Kalamkari Block Printing Cluster, Pedana (Andhra Pradesh), Kondapalli Wood Craft Cluster, Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), Pembarthi Metalware Cluster, Warangal (Telangana), and Ieeza Gadwal Silk Cluster, Mahboobnagar (Telangana) (2015-16)
  • Evaluation Study of Training Schemes of NBCFDC in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh (2015-16)