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News MOU for the implementation of the Upscaled / Revised Design Clinic scheme signed between the Offce of DCMSME, Ministry of MSME, Government of India and National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad fter several deliberations on the way forward Afor implementing the Upscaled / Revised Design Clinic Scheme the MOU for the implementation of the scheme was signed between the Office of DCMSME, Ministry of MSME, Government of India and National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad on 8 August’2016 th in the presence of Shri S N Tripathi, IAS Addl. Secretary and Development Commissioner, Ministry of MSME, Government of India. The The scheme was initially launched on 15 th th Office of DC MSME, was represented by Shri February, 2010 in 11 Five Year Plan. The scheme has Piyush Shrivastav, IES ADC, O/o DCMSME, and been up-scaled considering the recommendations the National Institute of Design was represented by of the evaluation report conducted by National Shri Pradyumna Vyas, Director NID, Ahmedabad. Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business The objective of Design Clinic scheme is to Development (NIESBUD). The evaluation report enhance industry understanding and application of on implementation of Design Clinic Scheme has design and innovation and to integrate design as a recommended for continuation of the scheme th value adding activity into the mainstream business during 12 Plan period. and manufacturing processes of MSMEs. The goal is to help MSME manufacturing industries to move The total up scaled scheme budget will now up the value chain by switching the production be Rs. 149.00 crore, out of which Rs. 110.64 crore mode from original equipment manufacturing to will be GoI assistance and the balance amount will original design manufacturing and hence original be contributed by the beneficiary MSMEs. brand manufacturing. The general approach is to bring Indian manufacturing sector and design Design Clinic scheme would be implemented expertise on to a common platform and to provide across the country through National Institute of expert advice and cost effective solutions on real Design (NID), Ahmedabad acting as the Principal time design problems, resulting in new product Implementing Agency responsible for delivering development or continuous improvement and the scheme in coordination with MSME DI offices value addition in existing products. of the O/o DCMSME. n 42 Laghu Udyog Samachar
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