Micro & Small Enterprises Cluster Development (MSE-CDP)

The Ministry of MSME has adopted cluster development approach for enhancing productivity and competitiveness as well as capacity building of MSEs. The Scheme supports financial assistance for establishment of Common Facility Centres (CFCs) for testing, training centres, R&D, Effluent Treatment, raw material depot, complementing production processes etc. and to create/upgrade infrastructural facilities (IDs) in the new/existing industrial areas/clusters of MSE’s such as power distribution network, water, telecommunication, drainage and pollution control facilities, roads, banks, raw materials, storage and marketing outlets, common service facilities and technological backup services for MSEs in the new/existing industrial estates/areas.

Nature of Assistance

Hard interventions, i.e., setting up of CFCs with a maximum eligible project cost of INR 15 cr with GoI contribution of 70% (90% for special category States and for clusters with more than 50% women/micro/village/ SC/ST units). Infrastructure development in the new/ existing industrial estates/areas in which the maximum eligible project cost is INR 10 cr, with GoI contribution amounting to 60% of project cost (80% for special category States and for clusters with more than 50% women/micro/SC/ST units).

Who can apply?

Clusters, Industrial associations/Consortia

How to apply?

Online applications can be filled here, Hardcopy of applications need to be sent through State Governments or their autonomous bodies or field institutes of the Ministry of MSME i.e., MSME- DIs. The proposals are to be approved by the Steering Committee of MSE-CDP.

Whom to contact? Director (CD),
Office of Development Commissioner, MSME
Ph: 011-23062561
Email : rk.rai@nic.in
Download Scheme Guidelines here


Schemes for MSMEs in India