Design Clinic

Guidelines for filling application :-


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1. Title of the Project- Enter title of the Project

2. Profit statement of MSME unit in last three financial year - Enter Profit Statement of MSME Unit In Last Three Financial Year

3. Details of MSME Unit's Projects With Design Clinic Scheme - Enter Details of MSME Unit's Projects With Design Clinic Scheme


1. Principal applicant(MSME Unit/Group of MSMEs/Representative body) - Upload Principal applicant(MSME Unit/Group of MSMEs/Representative body).

PART-4 CO-APPLICANT (Design Firm / Consultant / Institute)

1. Name of Design Firm/Consultant/Institute - Enter TName of Design Firm/Consultant/Institute

2. Project Coordinator Name - Enter Project Coordinator Name

3. Professional Experience - Enter Professional Experience

4. Arera of Expertise - Enter Arera of Expertise

5. Numbers of Designers Working(In case of desing firm/Institution) - Enter Numbers of Designers Working(In case of desing firm/Institution)

6. PAN No. - Enter PAN Number

7. Service Tax No.(Please mention.If applicable) - Enter Service Tax No.(Please mention.If applicable)

8. Address - Enter Address details

9. Tel No.- Enter Telephone Number

10. Mob No. - Enter Title Mobile Number

11. Email Id - Enter Email address

12. Website URL - Enter Website Address

13. Registration status with design clinic scheme(PI register for project application) - Choose Registration status with design clinic scheme(PI register for project application)

14. Implementing Agency - Select Implementing Agency

15. Undertaking For Not Availed For Same - Choose Undertaking For Not Availed For Same

Know about this scheme :-

Related Scheme Design Clinic Scheme for Design Expertise to MSME manufacturing sector under NMCP Schemes
Description To bring the MSME sector and design expertise on a common platform and to provide expert advice and solutions on design problems, resulting in continuous improvement and value addition for existing products. It also aims at value added cost effective solutions.
Nature of assistance Financial assistance given to MSMEs for design development.
Who can apply? All MSMEs with EM registration.
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Objectives of the scheme 
Design Clinic Scheme for Design Expertise to MSME manufacturing sector.

• To create a sustainable design eco system for the MSME sector through continuous learning and skill development 
• Bring the industrial design fraternity closer to the MSME Sector 
• Develop an institutional base for the industry’s design requirement; 
• Increase the awareness of the value of design and establish design learning in the MSME 
• Increase the competitiveness of local products and services through design.

Salient Features 

• Applicability of project funding is to an individual MSME or a group of MSMEs coming together. 
• A Design Company/ Academic Institutions will visit the unit and scrutinize all designs relevant fields & will suggest next steps to be taken. 
• Project Proposal to be prepared and to be submitted to Design Clinic Centre for consideration. 
• Mobilization and co-ordination workshop for MSME officials. 
• Seminar / Workshops (including need assessment survey). 
• Promotional Activities such as Orientation programme for stake holders, Study on Global Practices & Design Clinic Programme of other countries and National Level Workshop, etc. 
• Implemented through National Institute of Design (DIPP Institution).

2. Brief major activities taken under the scheme 
The scheme is divided in two major parts: 

i. Design Awareness- Seminars & Workshop Design Seminars: 
One day seminar covering design related topics to sensitize MSME’s about the usage of design in various facets of their industry. (GOI contribution Rs. 60,000/- per programme). 

Design Workshop 
• Total time allocated for each workshop is 3 - 5 days. 
• One day will be spent in visiting Cluster & understanding issues concerned with cluster. Thereafter there will be training on design clinic solution delivered by an expert or a group of experts in an interactive manner. (GOI contribution Rs. 3.75 lakh per programme). 

ii. Design Projects – Professional Design Projects & Students Design Projects 

Professional Design: 
To facilitate MSMEs to develop new Design strategies and or design related products and services through project interventions and consultancy. (GoI contribution @ 75% for micro, 60% for SMEs for the project range Rs. 15 lakh to Rs. 40 lakh.) 

Students Design Projects: 
Students in the final year under UG/PG programmes from institutions recognized by design clinic centre are eligible under this activities for the project work done for respective MSMEs. (GOI contribution @ 75% for the project cost of Rs. 2 lakh) 

Performance : 

S.No. Year No. of MSME benefited Actual Expenditure (in Crore)
1 2009-10 to 2011-12 9986 15.36
2 2012-13 2077 6.70
3 2013-14 7863 7.51
4 2014-15 5406 9.60
5 2015-16 867 0.00
6 2016-17 0 0.46
Total 26199 39.63

Flow of Scheme

Last updated date : 23/09/2016