The objectives of the scheme include inculcating Zero Defect & Zero Effect practices in manufacturing processes, ensure continuous improvement supporting the Make in India initiative. The scheme envisages promotion of Zero Defect and Zero Effect (ZED) manufacturing amongst MSMEs so as to Promote adaptation of Quality tools/systems and Energy Efficient manufacturing, Encourage MSMEs to constantly upgrade their quality standards in products and processes, to drive manufacturing with adoption of Zero Defect production processes and without impacting the environment.
Nature of Assistance:
The subsidy provided by the Government of India for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises will be 80%, 60% and 50% respectively.
Who can apply:
All MSMEs registered under MSME Act, 2006 as amended from time to time and also to MSMEs which are included as per executive orders issued by AS & DC (MSME) in consistent with MSME Act from time to time.
How to apply:
The ZED Certification Scheme is a 4-step 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: after desktop assessment, MSMEs will have the option to avail the service of an authorized ZED consultant for gap-analysis and handholding.
Whom to Contact:
Principal Director, MSME-TDC (PPDC), Foundry Nagar, Agra-282006. e-mail: info@ ppdcagra.com and MSME-Technology Development Centres under DC- MSME.