Incentives for obtaining Quality System Certificate
by Small Scale Industries
Different State Government's Scheme for providing Incentives to SSI Units

Government of Andhra Pradesh
Industrial Policy 2000 - 2005

In order to improve the qualities of raw materials and also finished products, the unit holder will be allowed for testing facilities for their products / raw materials and also to obtain the BIS Certificate etc. 20 % of the balance 50 % investment subsidy and maximum of Rs. 2.00 lakhs will be provided on production of respective bills from Registered/Reputed Testing Laboratories / B.I.S…..

Government of M.P
Web site - www.mpgovt.nic.in
Industrial Policy and Action Plan 1994

In order to increase export, products manufactured in the State need to be made more competitive. Assured quality is the key to competitiveness. Obtaining an ISO 9000 is an important step in this direction. In this context the State Government will provide assistance by reimbursing upto 50% of fees paid to a recognized certification institution.

The State Government is keenly aware of the need for environmental protection alongwith rapid industrial development in order to encourage installation of environmental protection equipment, such equipment will be exempt from commercial taxes.

Government of Kerala
Industrial Policy 2001

Technology Upgradation, Quality Certification, Intellectual Property

Upgradation of and transfer of technology to industry will be priority strategy for the industrial development of Kerala. The R&D institutions in the State will be enabled to take up technology development in specific industrial sectors in the state. Encouragement will be given for getting accreditation with international quality testing agencies.

Grants will be provided to industrial units for quality certification by approved instituoins/research laboratories at the rate of 50% of the expenditure subject to a maximum of Rs. 2 lakhs per unit.

Government of Karnataka

Scheme for providing incentive for units obtaining ISI certification for their products

The State Government would provide a Subsidy of 50% of the fees and other charges payable to the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) or Rs. 5 000/- (Rupees Five Thousand), whichever is less, to the units which obtain ISI Certification for their products. In addition, the Government would also provide subsidy to an extent of 25% of the expenses of Rs. 25 000/- (Rupees Twenty Five Thousand), whichever is less, towards setting up of testing facilities for getting the prescribed ISI Certification.

The grant of subsidy shall be subject to the following conditions:
1.
The scheme shall be applicable only to the SSIs units registered and established in the State of Karnataka.
2.
The unit shall be eligible to get the subsidy only once in each of the above cases.
3.
The subsidy shall be available to 50 units each year on first-cum-first serve basis.
4.
The subsidy would be released after the unit gets ISI Certification.
5.
Subsidy for investment on testing equipments shall be available only after due certification from the BIS that these equipments were necessary for getting the ISI mark. Subsidy would be released based on estimated value of equipments indicated by BIS.
6.
Applicants must have applied and received ISI Certification or Certification of BIS regarding testing equipments on or after the Date of the Order to be eligible for Subsidy under the scheme and a copy of the grant of such certification must be submitted alongwith the application prescribed.
7.

The operational details of the scheme would be as prescribed by the Directorate of Industries and Commerce from time to tim.

Scheme for providing incentive to Units Obtaining
ISO 9000 Series Certification or its equivalent Indian Standar (IS 14000)
The State Government would provide a subsidy to an extent of 50% of the cost for obtaining the ISO 9000 Series Certification , ( cost includes application fee, assessment fee and the annual licence fee for the first year or Rs. 50 000/- (Rs Fifty Thousand) only whichever is less) to the units which obtain the ISO 9000 series Certification or its equivalent Indian Standard (IS 14000 Series). The grant of subsidy shall be subject to the following conditions.
1. The scheme shall be applicable only to the SSI units registered and established in the State of Karnataka.
2. The unit shall be eligible to get the subsidy only once under the scheme.
3. The subsidy shall be available to 10 (ten) units each year on first-come-first-serve basis.
4. This benefit shall not be available to the units which have availed the benefit under the GOI scheme.
5. Applicants must have applied and received the ISO Certification (or its Indian Equivalent) on or after the date of the order to be eligible for claiming subsidy under the scheme and a copy of the grant of such certification must be submitted along with the application prescribed.
6. The operational details of the scheme would be as prescribed by the Directorate of Industries and Commerce.

Government of Gujarat
Industrial Policy 2000

Assistance for Quality Certification

The State Government accords high priority for quality improvement. Assistance will be provided to industrial units obtaining quality Certification from approved institutions/research laboratories, at the rate of 50% of the expenditure up to a maximum of Rs. 2 lakhs.

Government of Orissa
Industrial Policy 2001

Technology Upgradation

The State Government accords priority on upgradation of technology by industrial units. Encouragement will be given to get accreditation with International Quality, Testing Agencies so as to make them internationally competitive. Government of India/SIDBI/Fis schemes on Technology Upgradation will be actively pursued and promoted. The Technology Cell (TBIIP) set up in OSFC with the help or UNIDO will be strengthened. Venture capital fund of SIDBI/OSFC/IPICOL will be available for promotion of I.T. units.

The State Government Departments and Agencies will have to purchase their requirements of these items only from local industries with ISO/ISI/EPM certification for the items, by inviting competitive quotations from such industries. Efforts will be made to distribute the purchase order quitably among the participating industries, prepared to accept the lowest negotiated rate keeping in view their production capacity.

Any local small scale industrial unit having ISO or ISI Certification for its products will get an additional price preference of 3 % or 2 % respectively.

Government of Rajasthan
Industrial Policy 1998

Technology Upgradation and Quality Improvement

The State Government will institute Quality Awards to accord recognition to entrepreneurs achieving excellence in the field of quality.

Preference will be given to ISI/ISO marked products in procurement by the State Government and its Public Sector Enterprises.

Government of Jharkhand
Jharkhand Industrial Policy 2001

Incentives for Quality Certification

Small Scale / Ancillary Industries would be encouraged to seek ISI / ISO certification. The State Government shall facilitate for reimbursement of charges for acquiring ISO 9000 ( or its equivalent) certification to the extent of 75% of the cost subject to a maximum of Rs. 75000/- in each case from the Central Government.

Purchase of ISO/ISI certified products will be given preference.

Government of Punjab
Industrial Policy and Incentives Code-1996

Modernization and Technology Upgradation Incentive

The Modernization and Technology Upgradation Incentives shall be granted to the existing small scale Industrial Units for obtaining ISO standards and purchase of testing equipment on obtaining ISO standard with financial assistance from SIDBI, NSIC, PFC or commercial Banks through their specialized branches or any other branch of a scheduled bank.

Government of Haryana
Industrial Policy 1999

Reimbursement of ISO 9000 Certification Expenses

With the objective of promoting Quality Management Systems in the small and medium industrial sector and for strengthening their products marketing and exports, the Society shall give away incentives to SMEs for acquiring ISO 9000. The Govt. of India has formulated a policy of giving away incentives to industrial units acquiring ISO 9000 certification. A sum of Rs. 75 000/- is given as subsidy to the SSI unit who is awarded ISO 9000 certification. To supplement Govt. of India policy, SMERFH shall give Rs. 50 000/- or 50 % of the expenditure, whichever is less, incurred in acquiring ISO 9000/equivalent certification if the unit has not availed the incentives of Government of India. If the unit has availed the incentives granted by Govt. of India then no subsidy will be reimbursed to the unit by SMERFH.

ELIGIBILITY
1.
Small and Medium industrial units with fixed capital investment upto Rs. 500 lacs shall be eligible for grant of incentives.
2.
Submission of copy of ISO 9000 or equivalent certification to the SME industrial unit.
3.

Documents showing payment of charges (invoices & receipts) made to the certification agency, counsel and purchase of machinery

4.
The application should reach the Department for examining the case within 9 months from the date of issue of ISO 9000 or equivalent certification by the certification agency.
5.
An affidavit from the unit that they have not received any subsidy from Govt. of India.
Application forms can be obtained from the office of concerned General Manager, District Industries Centre. Application forms should be submitted in the Office of General Manager, District Industries Centre.

Government of West Bengal
Industrial Policy 2000

Subsidy for Quality Improvement in the Small Scale Sector

An eligible Industrial unit in the Small Scale Sector shall be reimbursed 50% of the expenditure upto a maximum of Rs. 5 lakhs for installing pollution control devices and obtaining ISI Certification / ISO 9000 from approved Institutions/Research Laboratories.




 

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