Circulars/Notifications / Infrastructure, Housing & SME Finance Department  

 IH&SMEFD Circular No. 08 of 2022
June 28, 2022

The Presidents / CEOs
All Banks/ DFIs

Dear Sir/Madam,

Reporting of Small & Medium Enterprise (SME) Financing Data on Data Acquisition Portal (DAP)

1. In order to automate the monthly reporting of SME financing data, SBP has launched a data reporting portal with the name of ‘SME financing’ on DAP.

2. Banks and DFIs are advised to submit SME financing data as per attached format (Annexure-A) on monthly basis with effect from reporting period June 2022 and onwards. The guidelines for feeding the SME financing data is also attached at Annexure-B. Additionally, SME financing data since January 2022 shall also be submitted on this portal.

3. In this respect, following instructions may also be noted:

  • Monthly data shall be submitted by 20th of month for each preceding month. If 20th falls on a holiday, submission shall be made on a working day prior to the 20th of month.
  • Monthly data of January 2022 to May 2022 shall be submitted latest by August 31, 2022 whereas, the data for June 2022 shall be submitted by July 20, 2022
  • Monthly and Quarterly SME Financing Data (Annexure A,B & C) currently being submitted by email in MS Excel format will continue till further instructions.
  • In case of any query, please contact our data warehouse helpdesk team on telephone 021-32454992 or through email at [email protected]

4. Please ensure meticulous compliance of above instructions. Any deviation or non-compliance shall attract punitive action under the relevant provisions of BCO, 1962.

5. These instructions will be applicable with immediate effect.

Annexure A: SME Financing - Reporting Format (CSV)
Annexure-B: Guidelines for Data Input

Yours faithfully,


(Dr. Mian Farooq Haq)


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