Design Clinic for Design Expertise to MSMEs Manufacturing Sector (DESIGN)


Ministry of micro, small and medium enterprises


The scheme is for increasing competitiveness of MSMEs and hence to spread awareness on the importance of design and its learning.

Sponsored By

Central Government of India


To enhance manufacturing competitiveness through awareness and use of design and its learning


  1. Expert agencies (industry associations, technical institutions or other appropriate bodies), for conducting seminars and workshops
  2. MSMEs or groups of MSMEs as prime applicants
  3. Academic institutes/design companies/design consultants, etc., as coapplicants along with a designated MSME (prime applicant)
  4. Individual (e.g., design students) as co-applicants in collaboration with the academic institution and MSME (prime applicant)



  1. Funding support for ‘DesignAwareness’workshops & seminars
  2. Funding support for implementing ‘Design’projects
  3. GoI contribution of Rs.60,000 per seminar and 75% subject to a maximum of Rs.3 lakh per workshop
  4. 60% of the total approved project cost or Rs.9 lakh, whichever is less, in case of individual MSME or a group of not more than three MSME applicants
  5. 60% of the total approved project cost or Rs.15 lakh, whichever is less, in case of a group of four or more MSME applicants
  6. 40% to be contributed by the applicant MSME(s) in both cases

How To Apply

A Udyami Helpline: Dial 1800-180-6763 [Toll Free Number] for queries relating to this Schemes.

Contact to :

  1. For conducting workshops and seminars, expert agencies can directly apply to design clinic centres.
  2. For design projects, application can be made by MSMEs without a design company or along with design consultant/academic institution, by submitting the proposal to Design Clinic Centre, or through internet.




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