ZED Scheme

Key Benefits

• Promote adaptation of Quality tools/systems and Energy Efficient manufacturing.
• Enable MSMEs for manufacturing of quality products.
• Encourage MSMEs to constantly upgrade their quality standards in products and processes.
• Financial assistance will be provided to the MSMEs in obtaining a ZED certification.
• Reimbursement of Certification fees/Consultancy charges on successful certification, subject to an upper ceiling as per the scheme guideline.This can be claimed as per scheme guidelines.
• For MSMEs supplying for Defence, reimbursement shall be admissible additionally on Defence related certificates/Standards as per the scheme guidelines.

Scheme applicable for

All the Udyog Aadhar Memorandum (UAM) registered manufacturing MSMEs are eligible to apply for ZED registration.

How to apply

Contact: Sh Vinamra Mishra,Director
Email: vinamra.mishra@gov.in
Ph.: 23061756


The scheme envisages promotion of Zero Defect and Zero Effect (ZED) manufacturing amongst MSMEs and ZED Assessment for their certification so as to:
a. Encourage and Enable MSMEs for manufacturing of quality products using latest technology tools & to constantly upgrade their processes for achievement of high productivity and high quality with the least effect on the environment.
b. Develop an Ecosystem for Zero Defect Zero Effect Manufacturing in MSMEs, for enhancing competitiveness and enabling exports
c. Promote adoption of Quality and recognizing the efforts of successful MSMEs.
d. Increase public awareness on demanding Zero Defect and Zero Effect Products through the ZED Rating and Grievance Redressal Portal

ZED Scheme
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