Multiplier Grants (MG) scheme industry-institute


Ministry of Communication and Information Technology Schemes


MGS aims to encourage collaborative R&D between industry and academics/R&D institutions for development of products and packages. Under the scheme, if the industry supports R&D for development of products that can be commercialised at institutional level, then the government will also provide financial support that is up to twice the amount provided by industry. The industry and institutions jointly have to submit the proposals for getting financial support under this scheme

In this scheme, if an industry supports innovation at institute(s) and commits its resources.

Government grants, for individual industry, would be limited to a maximum of Rs.2 crore per project; and the duration of each project should, preferably, be less than 2 years; for an industry consortium these would be Rs.4 crore and 3 years respectively. The contribution of industry and grant-in-aid from DeitYwill be given to academic/R&D institution(s) only.

Sponsored By

Central Government of India


Broad objectives:

  1. To strengthen the industry-institute linkages
  2. To encourage and accelerate the development of indigenous products/packages
  3. To bridge the gap between R&D and commercialisation


Industry and academic institutions are eligible.


Industry and academic institutions


Grant for projects of less than 2 years duration, with a limit of Rs.2 crore, are given to the beneficiary.

How To Apply

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

Contact to

To Department of Electronics and Information Technology




Communication And Information Technology

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