NABET-QCI invites applications from MSME clusters for Lean Manufacturing Competitiveness Scheme
New Delhi, May 3 (KNN) The National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET) and Quality Council of India (QCI) with the support of Ministry of MSME is in the process of implementing Lean Manufacturing Competitiveness Scheme in MSME clusters.
The move aims at enhancing MSME’s competitiveness through Lean Manufacturing Tools & Techniques, a Ministry of MSME Scheme.
In the March edition of QCI publication, applications have been invited from MSME Clusters, about 6 to 10 units, located within a contiguous area and manufacturing same/ similar products or process for implementation of Lean Manufacturing Competitiveness Scheme.
NABET has been designated as National Monitoring and Implementation Unit (NMIU) by Ministry of MSME for Lean Manufacturing Competitiveness Scheme exclusively for MSMEs.
NABET is successfully operating more than 200 clusters in various industry sectors like Textile, Automobile, Agriculture, Pharma, Packaging, Iron and Steel, Foundry etc like Okhla Garment and Textile Cluster, Delhi; Kundli Stainless Steel Cluster, Haryana and more.
Under the scheme, clusters are being formed comprising of 6 to 10 MSMEs. Lean Consultants implements various Lean Tools and Techniques depending on the need and requirement of individual units for a period of 18 months on the shop-floor.
As much as 80 per cent subsidy is being provided by Ministry of MSME for implementation of the scheme. (KNN Bureau)