Cluster development approach is a key strategy for enhancing the productivity and competitiveness as well as capacity building of Micro and Small Enterprises.
Objectives of the Scheme
Sustainability & Growth
To support the sustainability and growth of MSEs by addressing common issues such as improvement of technology, skills and quality, market access, access to capital, etc.
To build capacity of MSEs for common supportive action through formation of self help groups, consortia, upgradation of associations, etc.
To create/upgrade infrastructural facilities in the new/existing industrial areas/ clusters of MSEs.
Common Facility Centers
To set up common facility centers (for testing, training centre, raw material depot, effluent treatment, complementing production processes, etc).
Cost of Project and Government Assistance
|Maximum cost Rs. 2.50 lakhs.|
|Maximum cost of project Rs. 25.00 lakh, with GoI contribution of 75% (90% for Special Category States and for clusters with more than 50% women/micro/village/SC/ST units).|
Hard interventions i.e setting up of CFCs
|maximum eligible project cost of Rs. 15.00 crore with GoI contribution of 70% (90% for Special Category States and for clusters with more than 50% women/micro/village/SC/ST units).|
|in the new/ existing industrial estates/areas. Maximum eligible project cost Rs.10.00 crore, with GoI contribution of 60% (80% for Special Category States and for clusters with more than 50% women/micro/SC/ST units).|
Center for Entrepreneurship Development (CED), Gandhinagar is implementing agency for setting up of Common Facility Center (CFC) under Cluster Development Project in Gujart. As of now total four CFC are approved under this scheme.
- Foundry Industry Cluster, Ahmedabad
- Gem and Jewellery Cluster, Ahmedabad
- Pump & Foundry Cluster, Rajkot
- Dyes Intermediates and Chemical Cluster , Narol ,Ahmedabad