MARKET DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE SCHEME FOR MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES


The scheme offers funding for:

   1.

Participation by manufacturing Small & Micro Enterprises in International Trade Fairs/ Exhibitions under MSME India stall.

   2.

Sector specific market studies by Industry Associations/ Export Promotion Councils/ Federation of Indian Export Organisation.

   3.

Initiating/ contesting anti-dumping cases by MSME Associations and

   4.
Reimbursement of 75% of one time registration fee (w.e.f. Ist January 2002)(Under MDA Scheme) and 75% of annual fees (recurring) (w.e.f. Ist June 2007)(Under NMCP Scheme) paid to GSI (Formerly EAN India) by Small & Micro units for the first three years for bar code.

Objective:

   (i).

To encourage Small & Micro exporters in their efforts at tapping and developing overseas markets.

   (ii).

To increase participation of representatives of small/ micro manufacturing enterprises under MSME India stall at International Trade Fairs/ Exhibitions.

   (iii).

To enhance export from the small/ micro manufacturing enterprises

   (iv).
To popularise the adoption of Bar Coding on a large scale.

(1) Participation by manufacturing Small & Micro Enterprises in International Trade Fairs/ Exhibitions under MSME India stall

1.1 Eligibility criteria

 (i).

Unit having valid permanent registration with Directorate of Industries/ District Industries Centre.

 (ii).

The selection of small/ micro manufacturing units would be done by MSME-DIs as per display product profile, theme of the fair and space availability.

 (iii).

Micro & Small manufacturing enterprise can avail this facility only once a year

 (iv).
Only one person of the participating unit would be eligible for subsidy on air fare.
 (v).
The participating units under MSME India stall at International Trade Fairs/ Exhibitions has to pay 50% of space rental charges of booked space (min. 6 sq.mts.) by enterprises of General categories through MSME-DIs by a DD favouring PAO (MSME), New Delhi at least one month advance of the commencement of the event. In addition to this, selected units can book more space in multiple of 1x3 sq.mts. on pro-rata basis and make payment accordingly. However, Women, SC&ST entrepreneurs & entrepreneurs from North Eastern Region require to pay 50% of space rental charges as security deposit which will be refunded to them after participation in the fair. In the event of non-participation, the security deposit will be forfeited in all cases.
 (vi).
The representatives of the participating units are required to carry and manage the samples (to and fro including custom clearance etc.) for display under MSME India stall at the International Trade Fairs/ Exhibitions.

 1.2 Permissible subsidy:

 (i).

The Govt. of India will reimburse 75% of air fare by economy class and 50% space rental charges for Micro & Small manufacturing enterprises of General category entrepreneurs.

 (ii).

For Women/SC/ST Entrepreneurs & Entrepreneurs from North Eastern Region Govt. of India will reimburse 100% of space rent and economy class air fare.

 (iii).

The total subsidy on air fare & space rental charges will be restricted to Rs.1.25 lakhs per unit.

1.3 Other conditions:

 (i).

Assistance shall be available for travel by one permanent employee/ Director/ partner/ proprietor of the MSE unit in economy class.

 (ii).

Space allocation will be made by O/o DC (MSME) at its discretion and the decision will be final and binding.

 (iii).

The offer is available on first come first served basis till space is available.

1.4 Procedure for availing Financial Assistance/Reimbursement of Expenses:

1.4.1 The application must reach to the Office of DC (MSME) through concerned MSME-DIs at least one month in advance of the commencement of the event. The application must be accompanied by:

 (i).

Copy of the valid MSME registration issued by concerned GM (DIC)/ Director of Industries.

 (ii).

Demand Draft in favour of PAO (MSME), New Delhi for 50% rental charges of the booked space.

 (iii).

Details of one or two participating representatives of the unit with photo copy of their valid passport.

 (iv).
Proof of ownership of the unit as SC/ST/Women.

1.4.2 On the completion of the event, the participating unit must submit a claim for payment enclosing the following:

 (i).

Pre-receipted bill in duplicate.

 (ii).

Photocopy of passport indicating therein entries regarding departure from and arrival in India and also the country visited.

 (iii).

Original air ticket used during the journey. In case original air ticket is lost, a copy of the same along-with a certificate indicating details of travel from the concerned airline may be furnished.

 (iv).
Participated units should furnish feedback report like business generated with value including confirmed orders obtained etc.
 (v).
Claim form must be submitted within one month of return to India on completion of activity.
 (vi).
No refund/ adjustment of rental charges will be made by O/o DC (MSME).

LIST OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIRS/EXHIBITIONS TO BE PARTICIPATED BY DC (MSME) DURING THE YEAR 2013-14

S.No.
Name of Event and Organisation
Country
Period
Product

1

India Pavilion at Automechanika Moscow 2013 by
EEPCINDIA, New Delhi

Moscow, Russia

26-29 August, 2013

Automotive industry

2

KABO Style  by
CLE, Chennai

Czech Republic

August 2013

Leather Garments/Footwear/Goods & Accessories

3

Thessaloniki International Fair by
ITPO, New Delhi

Greece

Sept. 7-15, 2013

Multi Product Show

4

SPOGA Horse  by
CLE, Chennai

Cologne, Germany

Sept. 8-10, 2013

Saddlery & Harness

5

46th International trade fair by NSIC, New Delhi

Celje, Slovenia

11-17 Sept., 2013

Technology & Engg. products

6

India Pavilion at EMO Hannover 2013   by
EEPCINDIA, New Delhi

Hannover, Germany

16-21 September 2013

Machine Tools
(Subject to approval from Ministry of Commerce & Industry, GOI)

7

Micam-The Shoe Event by
CLE, Chennai

Milan, Italy

September 2013

Footwear

8

India Show/INDEE Bulgaria 2013 by
EEPCINDIA, New Delhi

Plovdiv, Bulgaria

30th - 05 October, 2013

(Subject to approval from Ministry of Commerce & Industry, GOI)

9

AAPEX   by
ITPO, New Delhi

Las Vegas (USA)

November 5-7, 2013

Auto Parts

10

Agri Technical fair – 2013

Hannover, Germany

12-16 Nov, 2013

Agricultural machinery and equipment

11

AFL Artigiano   by
ITPO, New Delhi

Milan( Italy)

November 30 – December 8, 2013

Handicrafts

12

India Pavilion at Manufacturing Indonesia 2013 by
EEPCINDIA, New Delhi

Jakarta, Indonesia

4-7 December 2013

Machine tools, precision engineering & manufacturing technology

13

Christmas Trade Fair at Prague, Czech Republic by
FIEO, New Delhi

Czech Republic

December 12-15, 2013

Multi product like handicrafts, textiles, leather, food products, engineering, gifts, etc.

14

FITUR Spain  by
FIEO, New Delhi

Spain

January 2014

Multi product like handicrafts, textiles, leather, food products, engineering, gifts, etc.

15

FFANY New York Shoe Expo by
CLE, Chennai

New York, USA

February 5-7, 2014

Fashion Footwear

16

Magic Show  by
CLE, Chennai

Las Vegas, USA

Feb 2014

Footwear /Leather Garments

17

India Pavilion at International Hardware Fair 2014 (Practical World) by
EEPCINDIA, New Delhi

Cologne, Germany

9-12 March 2014

Hardware, Hand Tool and DIY Equipments


* For participation in the above fairs, please follow the revised guidelines (to be issued shortly) and be in touch with concerned MSME-DIs (Field offices of this office) for submitting the application along with requisite documents.


LIST OF PARTICIPATED MSMEs IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIRS DURING THE YEAR 2009-10

Interested Micro  & Small manufacturing enterprises registered with DI/ DICs may get in touch with the nearest Director, MSME-Development Institute,(formerly SISI) for their participation etc.  or
E-Mail: dchanda@dcmsme.gov.in or may like to contact Dy. Director ( Marketing Assistance) Ph. 011-23062215.

Note: Applications will be received in MSME-Development Institute,(formerly SISI) 45 days before commencement of the event.