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Credit Linked Capital Subsidy for Technology Upgradation (CLCSS)

Ministry Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)
Related Scheme Credit Linked Capital Subsidy for Technology Upgradation (CLCSS)
Description The scheme facilitates technology to MSEs through institutional finance for induction of well established and proven technologies in the specific and approved 51 sub-sector/products. Both upgradation projects (with or without expansion) and new projects are eligible.
Nature of assistance Upfront subsidy of 15% on institutional Credit upto Rs. 1.0 Crore (i.e. subsidy cap of Rs. 15.00 lakh) for identified sectors/ subsectors/ technologies.

However, to be considered as eligible, for special benefits there is no restriction for identified sectors.

Important – At present, the Scheme is under revision and will be launched soon after obtaining the necessary approvals.

Who can apply? Any Micro and Small Enterprise (MSE) having valid Udyam Registration and availing institutional credit to buy new Plant & Machinery approved under the scheme.

Special Benefits are applicable in case of SC/ST, Women, NER / Hill States / Aspirational Districts /LWE Districts. The subsidy shall be admissible for investment in acquisition

/replacement of Plant & Machinery /equipment’s & Technology up-gradation of any kind (Core plant & Machinery). Second hand & fabricated will not be eligible

How to apply? Applicant meeting the eligibility criteria should approach to loan lending bank branch / PLI. On behalf of applicant, the lending bank branch will examine & apply for subsidy claim through a dedicated online application & tracking management System (MIS), the application will reach to the Ministry through nodal Banks / Agencies. These are SIDBI, NABARD, SBI, BoB, Andhra Bank (Merged with UBI) and Corporation Bank (Merged with UBI).
Whom to contact Lending bank branch or Nodal Banks /Agency under the scheme

MSME-Development Institutes under Office of Development Commissioner.(details at annexure).

  Download Scheme guidelines