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Financial Support to MSMEs in ZED Certification Scheme

Ministry Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)
Related Scheme Financial Support to MSMEs in ZED Certification Scheme
Description The scheme aims at supporting & promoting the Make in India initiative, achieving Zero Defect & Zero Effect practices in manufacturing processes and ensure continuous improvement.
Nature of assistance Assessment & Rating/Re-rating/Gap analysis/Hand holding

The subsidy provided by the Government of India for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises will be 80%, 60% and 50% respectively. There shall be an additional subsidy of 5% for MSMEs owned SC/ST/women and MSMEs located in NER and J&K for assessment & rating/re-rating/gap analysis/hand holding:
a) Assessment/Rating by empanelled Credit Rating Agencies/other Agencies valid for 4 years (Ministry of MSME will subsidize* 80% of Micro, 60% of Small, 50% of Medium Enterprises’ Certification Fee: average 70% of Fee) (Assessment Fee Rs. 10,000/-& Rs 80,000/- per enterprise respectively for Desktop Assessment and ZED rating Complete Assessment).
b) Additional rating for Defence angle i.e. Defence ZED by empanelled Credit Rating Agencies/other Agencies valid for 4 years (Ministry of MSME will subsidize* 80% of Micro, 60% of Small, 50% of Medium Enterprises’ Certification Fee: average 70% of Fee) (Assessment Fee Rs. 40,000/- per enterprise.)
c) Gap Analysis, Handholding, Consultancy for improving rating of MSMEs by Consultants through QCI/NPC, Field formations of O/o DC-MSME viz. MSME-DI, MSME-TC including its autonomous bodies, BEE etc. (Ministry of MSME will subsidize* 80% of Micro, 60% of Small, 50% of Medium Enterprises’ Consultancy charges: average 70% of Fee) (Hand holding charges Rs. 1.9 Lakh per enterprise whereas in case of MSMEs owned by SC/ST entrepreneurs additional support of Rs 10,000/- will be provided.)
d) Re-Assessment/Re-Rating by Credit Rating Agencies & Other Agencies (Ministry of MSME will subsidize* 80% of Micro, 60% of Small, 50% of Medium Enterprises’ Certification Fee: average 70% of Fee) (Assessment Fee Rs. 40000/- per enterprise.).

Who can apply? Manufacturing Micro, Small and Medium enterprises , having Udyog Adhar Memorandum can apply.
How to apply? The ZED Certification Scheme is a 4 steps process:
Step 1 : Register free on the online portal of ZED (www.zed.org.in), using the following link:
http://assessment.zed.org.in/Assessment/Assessment_BeforeLogin.aspx, using the valid (Indian) mobile number and email address.
Step 2 : Online self-assessment on the ZED parameters followed by Desktop Assessment.
Step 3 : Site-assessment, if selected on the basis of Desktop Assessment.
Step 4 : Consultancy: Rated MSMEs will have the option to avail the service of an authorized ZED consultant for gap-analysis and handholding.
Whom to contact Registration and Online self-assessment: Mr. Akash Agrawal Site-assessment and Consultancy: Mr. Sameer Parashar Address: IMA Building, 3rd Floor, I P Estate, Ring Road, New Delhi – 110002, India
Email: zed@qcin.org
Phone no: 011-23708371
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