The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) is implementing the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Programme (NMCP) to develop global competitiveness among Indian MSMEs as the Minister of State, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh. This programme aims at enhancing the entire value chain of the MSME sector through the following schemes:
(i)Lean Manufacturing Competitiveness Scheme for MSMEs;
(ii)Promotion of Information & Communication Tools (ICT) in MSME sector;
(iii)Technology and Quality Up gradation Support to MSMEs;
(iv) Design Clinics scheme for MSMEs;
(v)Enabling Manufacturing Sector to be Competitive through Quality Management Standards (QMS) and Quality Technology Tools (QTT);
(vi)Marketing Assistance and Technology Up gradation Scheme for MSMEs;
(vii)National campaign for building awareness on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR);
(viii)Support for Entrepreneurial and Managerial Development of SMEs through Incubators.
(ix)Bar Code under Market Development Assistance (MDA) scheme.
These schemes are implemented throughout the country by various MSME-DIs/ implementing Agencies.
The funds are released to MSME-DIs / Implementing agencies that in turn transfer the funds to the respective beneficiaries/ MSMEs throughout the country.