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Quality Management Standards & Quality Technology Tools (QMS/QTT) Scheme


To improve the quality of products in the MSE sector and to inculcate the quality consciousness in this sector. With the adoption of this scheme, MSEs will become more competitive and produce better quality products at competitive prices.

To sensitize and encourage MSEs to adopt latest QMS and QTT and to keep a watch on sectoral developments by undertaking the stated activities.

Major Activities

• One day Awareness Campaign,

• 2 days duration workshop at Metros,

• One National Level workshop at Delhi,

• Implementation of QMS/QTT in selected MSEs Cluster,

• Monitoring International Study Mission,

• ITI/Polytechnic teacher training,

• Course module in polytechnic syllabus, etc.


The scheme is being implemented for Micro & Small Enterprises to understand and adopt the latest Quality Management Standards (QMS) and Quality Technology Tools (QTTs), so as to become more competitive and produce better quality products at competitive prices.

The adoption of these tools will enable MSEs to achieve: (i) Efficient use of resources. (ii) Improvement in product quality. (iii) Reduction in rejection and re-work in the course of manufacturing. (iv) Reduction in building up inventory at the various stages in the form of raw materials, work-in-progress, finished components, finished products, etc.

This will also enable the MSEs to enter into or strengthen their position in the export market. The Competition Watch(C-watch) sub-component of this scheme will enable Indian MSE, to understand the latest foreign products that are penetrating in the Indian market.

Scheme Guidelines:

Performance / Achievements