ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Dr REDDY s LABORATORIES-Climb to Leadership

Pathology of Small Industries Jairaj Kapadia THE second all-India census report of registered small-scale industrial units which has been just released by the Development Commissioner (Small Scale Industries) is not up-to-date. It covers small-scale units which were functioning and were registered as on March 31,1988. The census, which was undertaken during the period 1989-91, features highlights of small-scale units, but emphasises also a growing number of sick units and increasing amount of funds outstanding on their part. Industrial sickness pervades small- scale units like it does large-scale units. The number of sick small-scale industrial units increased during the year from September 1989 to September 1990 from 1,86,000 to 224,000, according to the census report. The amount of funds outstan- The Week's Companies ding by them recorded an increase from Rs 2,243 crore in September 1989 to Rs 2,611 crore in September 1990. This was the amount outstanding in a total in- vestment of Rs 9,296 crore in fixed assets in the 5.82 lakh functioning units in regard to which the data was processed in the census report.

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