Business Did 50,000 MSMEs shut shop in Tamil Nadu? CNBC-TV18 does a fact-check Updated : June 22, 2018 02:34 PM IST In FY17, Tamil Nadu accounted for 2,67,310 MSMEs, whereas in FY18 that number dipped to 2,17,981. Even the 18 percent fall in registrations, the government said, can be put down to the late implementation of UAM in Tamil Nadu. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.