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Ministry of MSME signs pact with QCI & NPC to implement new Lean Scheme

Updated: Feb 21, 2023 04:56:00pm

Ministry of MSME signs pact with QCI & NPC to implement new Lean Scheme

New Delhi, Feb 21 (KNN) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises on Tuesday entered into an agreement with the Quality Council of India (QCI) to implement the "MSME Competitive (Lean) Scheme."

The MoU was signed between Rajneesh, Additional Secretary and Development Commissioner, Ministry of MSME, and Aishvarya Raj, CEO, National Board for Quality Promotion, QCI.


The objective of the scheme is to enhance the domestic and global competitiveness of MSMEs through the application of various lean techniques and tools. MSMEs will be provided handholding towards the implementation of lean tools and techniques at three different levels: basic, intermediate, and advanced.

All those MSMEs registered with the UDYAM registration portal are eligible to participate in the MSME Competitive (Lean) Scheme and avail related benefits/incentives.

Key persons present at the MoU signing ceremony included Anuja Bapat, DDG, MoSPI; Ateesh Kumar Singh, Joint Secretary, MSME Ministry; Vinamra Mishra, Director (GA&TP), MSME Ministry; and Anil Bhardwaj, Secretary General, FISME, amongst others.  (KNN Bureau)


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