The objective of Design Clinic Scheme is to enhance industry understanding and application to design and innovation, and to promote design as a value adding activity and integrate it into mainstream business and industrial process of MSMEs; bring the industrial design fraternity closer to the MSME Sector; increase the awareness of the value of design and 11 establish design learning in the MSME, and increase the competitiveness of local products and services. Activities under the scheme include (i) Design Awareness Seminars/Workshops (ii) Professional Design Projects (iii) Student Design Projects (iv) Orientation programmes.
Nature of Assistance:
There is a provision of financial assistance of Rs. 15 Lakh (GoI: Units:75:25) for individual or upto 3 Micro units and 25 Lakh (GoI: Units:75:25) for more than 3 Micro units. For Small & Medium units, it is Rs. 25 lakh (GoI: Units: 60:40) for individual or upto 3 Units and Rs. 40 Lakh (GoI: Units:60:40) for more than 3 Units.
Who can apply:
All Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum (UAM) registered manufacturing Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) profitable entity in last three years are eligible to take the benefit of scheme.
How to apply:
The MSME can submit their application to NID, Ahmedabad, IISC Bengaluru who have been nominated as IA.
Whom to Contact:
National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad/ IISC Bengaluru and field offices of DC (MSME) and Principal Director, MSME-TDC (PPDC), Foundry Nagar, Agra -282006. email: info@ppdcagra. com.