The Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE) is a trust propelled by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, and the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).

Propelled on 30 August 2000, the essential goal of the CGTMSE plan is to give credit guarantee to money related organizations that give loans to SMEs and MSMEs.

CGTMSE intends to urge business people to take security free loans for beginning organizations without the dread of defaulting. The trust reserve will repay the loaning foundation up to a specific utmost, in the event that the borrower defaults.

CGTMSE is one of the more significant arrangements that help little Indian agents to flourish in an aggressive situation. Since the danger of giving a bank loan with no insurance is a key factor for all banks, the targets of CGTMSE help these organizations accomplish their loaning objectives to MSME advertise with no stresses.

Of the considerable number of issues looked by the MSEs, non-accessibility of opportune and sufficient credit at sensible financing cost is a standout amongst the most significant. One of the significant reasons for low accessibility of bank fund to this part is the high hazard impression of the banks in loaning to MSEs and resulting emphasis on guarantees which are not effectively accessible with these ventures. The issue is progressively genuine for smaller scale endeavors requiring little loans and the original business visionaries.

The Credit Guarantee Fund Scheme for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGS) was propelled by the Government of India (GoI) to make accessible insurance free credit to the smaller scale and little venture part. Both the current and the new undertakings are qualified to be secured under the plan. The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, GoI and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), built up a Trust named Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE) to actualize the Credit Guarantee Fund Scheme for Micro and Small Enterprises. The plan was formally propelled on August 30, 2000. The corpus of CGTMSE is being contributed by the GoI and SIDBI in the proportion of 4:1 individually and has contributed Rs. 2477.78 crore to the corpus of the Trust up to May 31, 2016. As declared in the Package for MSEs, the corpus was to be raised to Rs.2500 crore before the finish of eleventh Plan.

The Banks/Financial Institutions, which are qualified under the plan, are booked business banks (Public Sector Banks/Private Sector Banks/Foreign Banks) and select Regional Rural Banks (which have been ordered under 'Economical Viable' class by NABARD). As on May 31, 2016, there were 133 qualified Lending Institutions enlisted as MLIs of the Trust, containing 26 Public Sector Banks, 21 Private Sector Banks, 73 Regional Rural Banks (RRBs), 4 Foreign Banks and 9 different foundations for example Delhi Financial Corporation, Kerala Financial Corporation, Jammu and Kashmir Development Finance Corporation Ltd, Andhra Pradesh State Financial Corporation, Export Import Bank of India, The Tamil Nadu Industrial Investment Corporation Ltd., National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), North Eastern Development Finance Corporation (NEDFI) and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).

The credit offices which are qualified to be secured under the plan are both term loans as well as stirring capital office up to Rs.100 lakh per getting unit, stretched out with no insurance security and/or outsider guarantee, to another or existing miniaturized scale and little endeavor. For those units secured under the guaranteescheme, which may wind up debilitated inferable from elements outside the ability to control of the board, restoration help reached out by the loan specialist could likewise be secured under the guarantee plot. Any credit office in regard of which dangers are also secured under a plan, worked by Government or different organizations, won't be qualified for inclusion under the plan.

The guarantee spread accessible under the plan is to the degree of most extreme 85% of the authorized measure of the credit office. The guarantee spread gave is up to 75% of the credit office up to Rs.50 lakh (85% for loans up to Rs. 5 lakh gave to smaller scale undertakings, 80% for MSEs possessed/worked by ladies and all loans to NER including Sikkim) with a uniform guarantee at half for the whole sum if the credit presentation is above Rs.50 lakh and up to Rs.100 lakh. In the event of default, Trust settles the case up to 75% (or 85%/80%/half any place material) of the sum in default of the credit office reached out by the loaning foundation. For this reason the sum in default is figured as the foremost sum exceptional in the record of the borrower, in regard of term loan, and measure of extraordinary working capital offices, including enthusiasm, as on the date of the record turning Non-Performing Asset (NPA).