Financial Support to MSME in ZED Certification Scheme
WTC Jaipur in association with MSME Jaipur and Bhiwadi Manufacturers Association invited participants from the industrious city of Rajasthan Bhiwadi to participate at an awareness program on “Financial Support to MSMEs in ZED Certification Scheme” at Bhiwadi Manufacturers Association facility, Bhiwadi, Rajasthan.
Chief guest Mr. V.K. Sharma- Director MSME – DI, “The ZED scheme envisages promotion of Zero Defect and Zero Effect (ZED) manufacturing amongst MSMEs and ZED Assessment certification is to develop an Ecosystem for Zero Defect Manufacturing in MSMEs, 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, drive manufacturing with adoption of Zero Defect production processes and without impacting the environment, support ‘Make in India’ campaign leading to development of professionals in the area of ZED manufacturing and certification.”
Mr. Balram Meena, Dy Director – MSME Jaipur explained that the Government of India has launched ZED rating scheme on Zero Defect Zero Effect manufacturing concept to ensure profits through efficient manufacturing and to support make in India initiative. Under the scheme, financial support will be provided to MSMEs for obtaining the ZED accreditation, assessment & rating/re-rating and additional rating for defence supplies i.e. ZED-Defence. Additionally, ZED rating system is not merely a certification but also gives an opportunity for progressive improvement through implementation and assessments so that International Customers, Foreign Direct Investors and Society may put their confidence in ZED recognized organizations and customers to identify products & services with the “ZED mark”. The foreign companies, CPSUs and OEMs may source their components/ services from ZED recognized MSMEs and through E-Commerce platform.”
Explaining the merits Mr. D.V.S. Raghow- Hon. Secretary -Bhiwari Manufacturers Association said “after ZED assessment by adoption of required tools, MSMEs can reduce wastages substantially, increase productivity, expand their market as lOPs, become vendors to CPSUs, have more IPRs, develop quality products and processes.”
During the technical session Sh. Sumit Jain, DGM- MSME Technology Centre, Bhiwadi, Sh. Rohit Nayar, ZED Certified Trainer, Gurugram, Mr. Ajay Kumar Sharma, Manager, NSIC, Bhiwadi shared several examples and took multiple questions from the audience to make the session more interactive and fruitful.
Vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. Navneet Agarwal- Asst. Director -WTC Jaipur
In the pic (left to right):Mr. Rajeev Kumar, Lean Advisor, SACHH Management Research Group (SMRG), Gurugram, Sh. Sumit Jain, DGMMSME-Technology Centre, Bhiwadi, Mr. V.K. Sharma- Director MSME – DI, Mr. D.V.S. Raghow- Hon. Secretary -Bhiwari Manufacturers Association, Mr. Navneet Agarwal- Asst. Director -WTC Jaipur and Nand Kishore Jha, Manager, EESL