Manufacturing Competitiveness Programme (NMCP)

  • In order to revive the manufacturing sector, particularly small and medium enterprises, and to enable them to adjust to the competitive pressures caused by liberalization and moderation of tariff rates, Govt proposed to launch a new scheme that would help them strengthen their operations and sharpen their competitiveness. The scheme is “Manufacturing Competitiveness Programme”. The design of the scheme worked out by the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) in consultation with the industry”.
  • Accordingly, the NMCC along with relevant stakeholders like the Ministry of MSME has conceptualized and finalized the components of the programme incorporating suitable inputs from the stakeholders in a meeting taken by Chairman, NMCC on 7.12.2005. The NMCP, as conceptualized by the NMCC was accepted by the Government and announced for implementation in the Budget 2006-07, para 68 of which state as under:-
  • The National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) has finalized a five-year National Manufacturing Programme. Ten schemes have been drawn up including schemes for promotion of ICT, mini tool room, design clinics and marketing support for SMEs. Implementation will be in the PPP model, and financing will be tied up during the course of the next year.
For details visit; Visit Website;