National Manufacturing Competitiveness Programme (NMCP) Schemes Under XI Plan -

The Government has announced formulation of National Competitiveness Programme in 2005 with an objective to support the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in their endeavor to become competitive and adjust the competitive pressure caused by liberalization and moderation of tariff rates. Para 59 of the Budget Speech 2005 are as follow     read more...

Micro & Small Enterprises Cluster Development Programme (MSE-CDP) -

DC(MSME) launched MSE-CDP for holistic development of selected MSEs clusters through value chain and supply chain management on co-operative basis.     read more...

Credit Linked Capital Subsidy Scheme for Technology Upgradation -

The Scheme was launched in October, 2000 and revised w.e.f. 29.09.2005. The revised scheme aims at facilitating Technology Upgradation of Micro and Small Enterprises by providing 15% capital subsidy (12% prior to 2005) on institutional finance availed by them for induction of well established and improved technology in approved sub-sectors/products. The admissible capital subsidy under the revised scheme is calculated with reference to purchase price of Plant and Machinery. Maximum limit of eligible loan for calculation of subsidy under the revised scheme is also been raised Rs. 40 lakhs to Rs. 100 lakh w.e.f. 29-09.2005.    read more...

Credit Guarantee Scheme -

Collateral free loans upto a limit of Rs.50 lakhs - for individual MSEs    read more...

ISO 9000 / 14001 / HACCP Certification Reimbursement Scheme

The ISO 9000 / 14001 / HACCP Certification Reimbursement Scheme has been merged with ZED certification scheme of office of DC (MSME). Guidelines of ZED Certification scheme will be published shortly.

MSME MDA -

The scheme offers funding upto 75% in respect of to and fro air fare for participation by MSME Entrepreneurs in overseas fairs/trade delegations. The scheme also provide for funding for producing publicity material (upto 25% of costs) Sector specific studies (upto Rs. 2 lakhs) and for contesting anti-dumping cases (50% upto Rs. 1 lakh) - for individual MSMEs & Associations.    read more...

» Participation in the International Exhibitions/ Fairs - For registered Small & Micro manufacturing enterprises with DI/DIC.     read more...

» Financial Assistance for using Global Standards (GS1) in Barcoding - Recognized the importance of barcoding and avail financial assistance through Office of DC(MSME).    read more...

» Purchase and Price Preference Policy -This is administered through the Single Point Registration Scheme of NSIC. Under this, 358 items are reserved for exclusive purchase from MSME by Central Government. Other facilities include tender documents free of cost, exemption from earnest money and security deposit and 15% price preference in Central Government purchases - for individual MSMEs    read more...

Scheme of Micro Finance Programme -

Creating self employment opportunities is one way of attacking poverty and solving the problems of unemployment. There are over 24 crore people below the poverty line in the country.    read more...