- Quantum of Assistance:
GS1 India charges one time registration fee of Rs. 20,000/-(Rs. twenty thousand only) from all categories of industries. Financial assistance under the MSME-MDA Scheme will be limited to 75% of the above amount i.e. Rs. 15,000/- (Rs. fifteen thousand only) for all categories of industries i.e. both Micro & Small Enterprises. In addition, Rs. 4000/-(Rs. four thousand only) is charged by GS1 India as annual renewal fee from all units. The one-time registration fee and annual renewal fee as mentioned above refer to the current fee structure stipulated by GS1 India w.e.f. 1st January, 2003.
- Procedure for obtaining financial assistance:
Reimbursement under the Scheme will be available to registered MSE/Tiny sector units. Applicant unit should not have availed of any subsidy/financial assistance for the same purpose through any other scheme available through an industrial body or association with whom the company may be affiliated.
In order to avail of the financial assistance, an MSE/Tiny sector unit should first register with GS1 India for allocation of their unique GS1 or UPC company prefix alongwith the necessary documents as detailed herein and requisite payment as detailed above (Rs. 20,000+Rs. 4000 amounting to Rs. 24000). In the event of any changes in the fee structure by GS1 India, the revised fee structure will be applicable. Financial assistance remain unchanged at 75% of the one-time registration fee.
After allocation of the GS1 or UPC number, the concerned MSE/Tiny sector unit may apply to the Development commissioner (MSME) in Form VI alongwith the Annexures I to IV and the following documents.
- Copy of the allotment letter received from GS1 India towards allocation of the GS1 or UPC company prefix number.
- Copy of fee receipt paid by the unit to GS1 India for allocation of the GS1 or UPC company prefix number.
Circular on Registration for Bar Coding Under MSME-MDA Scheme
Forms on Bar Coding
List of Applications on Registration for Bar Coding