World over, micro and small enterprises (MSEs) are recognized as an important constituent of the national economies, contributing significantly to employment expansion and poverty alleviation. Recognizing the importance of micro and small enterprises, which forms an important segment of the Indian economy, for its contribution to country's industrial production, exports, employment and creation of entrepreneurial base, the Central and State Governments have been implementing several schemes and programmes for their promotion and development. Among the six basic principles of governance under lying the National Common Minimum Programme (NCMP) of the Government, "Sustained economic growth in a manner that generates employment" has a pride of place.
The main objectives of the scheme is to sensitize and encourage MSEs to adopt latest QMS and QTT and to keep a watch on sect oral developments by undertaking the stated activities.
Introduction of Appropriate course Modules for Technical Instititutions. About 1800 ITIs and Polytechnics in four years of the XI plan. The selection of the technical institutes will be done in consultation with DGET and other stakeholders. The following sub-activities are proposed under the Scheme.
» Study the gap analysis
» Develop Training Materials Kit
» Train 80 Master Trainers
» Identify ITIs/Polytechnics
Component of the scheme:-
i) Efficient use of resources,
ii) Improvement in product quality,
iii) Reduction in rejection and re-work in the course of manufacturing,
iv) Reduction in building up inventory at the various stages in the form of raw materials, work-in-progress, finished components, finished products etc.
Office of DC(MSME) will finalized the MSME clusters for conducting the Awareness Programme on Quality Management Standards and Quality Technology Tools (QMS/QTT)