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MSME Competitive (Lean) Scheme

MSME (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) forms and integral part of the supply chain and manufacturing sector, contributing to more than 45% of the country’s total manufacturing output & and almost 30% of the national GDP. (As per RBI’s 2023 Report) Recognizing the importance of this and improve MSME’s Productivity, Competitiveness and Resource Optimization, Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises and Government of India, has introduced the MSME Competitive LEAN Scheme.

MSME Competitive (Lean) Scheme is an extensive drive and continuous effort for enhancing the competitiveness of UDYAM Registered MSME through implementation of Lean Tools and Techniques.

The Lean Scheme optimizes the use of resources—materials, manpower, and machinery—to maximize output and minimize waste, while enhancing the quality of products and services to exceed customer expectations. It incorporates Lean principles to solidify a high standard of operations.

Adopting Industry 4.0 technologies, the scheme aids MSMEs in transitioning to digital operations, enhancing efficiency through automation and data analytics. It also promotes skill development and a culture of continuous improvement, crucial for adapting to evolving market demands.

Under MSME Lean Scheme, organizations will be provided with Industry Awareness Programmes/Workshop along with Handholding support for implementing Lean Tools and Techniques at three different levels – Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced. Completion of each stage is verifiable by end term assessment or assessment by Implementation Agency along MSME -DFOs.

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Lean Clients

Arvind Smartspaces Ltd.
Olam Agro India Limited
Goa Glass Fibre Limited
E-Con Packaging Private Limited
Daramic Battery Separator india pvt. Ltd.
Petrotec- Retail Petroleum Equipment (India) Private Limited
Adani Transmission
Adani Solar

LEAN Training

Our team of NPC Certified MSME Lean consultants will provide a customized training program on Lean Tools & Techniques for

Lean Tools

Awareness Training on Lean Tools

Lean Tools

Implementation Training on Lean Tools

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Frequently Asked Questions on MSME Lean Scheme

MSME Lean Scheme is divided into three levels where handholding subsidy is provided to implement Lean Tools for the organization. In Intermediate Level an organization can get a subsidy upto ₹ 1,20,000 + Taxes on handholding/consultation fees per unit of implementation, and for Advance Level this subsidy ranges upto ₹ 2,40,000 + Taxes per unit. Additional subsidy for 5% per unit will be provided for organizations registering through Industry Association/OEM, MSMEs which are part of SFURTI Clusters, Woman/SC/ ST owned, NER located MSMEs. Moreover ₹ 5000/ per MSME shall be given to OEM/ Association after completing all stages of lean intervention.

Organization after sucessful implementation for MSME Lean Scheme will be getting Lean E-Certification by MoMSME. Certification will be provided after every level of implementation for Basic Level, Intermediate Level, and Advanced Level.

All Manufacturing MSMEs registered with the UDYAM registration portal (of the MoMSME) will be eligible to participate in MSME Competitive (Lean) Scheme

Scheme is also open to Common Facilities Centers (CFCs) under SFURTI (Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries) and Micro & Small Enterprises - Cluster Development Program (MSE-CDP) Schemes.

Every organization registering for MSME Lean Scheme has to proceed as per the implementation level of Basic, Intermediate, & Advance. MSME's can apply for basic scheme as an individual unit but for Intermediate and Advance level, MSME's have to opt in for Handholding support. MSMEs would be required to form a Group of Enterprises (GoE) for applying for Handholding Support. A Group of Enterprises will comprise at least 4 and up to 10 MSMEs located within an identifiable, and as for as practicable, contiguous area and manufacturing same/similar products.

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Empower your business with 4C

  • Team 4C has NPC certified Lean Consultant's for Consulting Services having 15+ years of experience
  • Our team of Lean Consultants had successfully implemented 200+ Lean, 5S, VSM projects in across India.
  • 8000+ Hours Lean training and 20000+ Hours Consulting
  • Hands on experience of Team 4C in implementing Lean Tools such as 5S, Kaizen, Kanban, VSM, Poka-Yoka, JIT, etc.
  • Worked with more than 50 International & National Certification Bodies