सूक्ष्म , लघु और मध्यम उद्यम मंत्रालय Development Commissioner
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Design Clinic Scheme for design expertise to MSMEs Manufacturing sector (DESIGN)

Background :-

Design Clinic scheme is to enhance industry understanding and application of design and innovation, and to promote design as a value adding activity and integrate it into mainstream business and industrial processes of MSMEs

Objectives:-

To assist local enterprises with engaging external design expertise in the form of consultancy

Projects supported should lead to new design strategies, and/or design-related products.

Projects supported must be impactful and effectively develop the capabilities of the local enterprise

Major Activities:-

Setting-up of 2 new Design Regional Centre

Operating Expenses for Design Regional Centres to be made by DC (MSME) through implementing agencies.

Implementing agencies fees (Honorarium for hiring of Designer/consultant/scientist/profess ors/academicians, utilizing their services and infrastructure of different Institutes)

Implementing agencies fees (Honorarium for hiring of Designer/consultant/scientist/profess ors/academicians, utilizing their services and infrastructure of different Institutes)

Mobilization & Coordination Workshop for MSME officials

Design Awareness Programmes

Design Clinic Projects

Promotional Activity, Website, Publicity, Miscellaneous Expenses, etc.

Orientation Programme for stakeholders of Design Clinic Scheme

Study of Global Best Practices and Design Clinic Programme of other Countries

National level Workshop on Design Clinic

Performance

S.No. Year No. of MSME benefited Actual Expenditure (in Crore)
1 2009-10 to 2011-12 9986 15.36
2 2012-13 2077 6.70
3 2013-14 7863 7.51
4 2014-15 5406 9.60
5 2015-16 867 0.00
6 2016-17 5334 7.18
Total 32297 46.35

For Detail Contact : Sh. Mohamad Ali Rahman (Deputy Director) , Email Id : marahman@dcmsme.gov.in , Tel:23062221