Quality Certification Assistance Scheme

Rapid Consulting facilitates access to a significant 75% reimbursement of the total expenditure on certification and logistics expenses for ISO/HACCP/BIS/WHO-GMP/ZED/TS/Hallmark certifications, up to Rs 5 lakhs per certification. Elevate product standards, enhance marketing, and expand exports. Empowering Haryana's manufacturing units to thrive in competitive markets and meet international quality benchmarks

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Haryana's Quality Certification Assistance Scheme for MSMEs: Quality Assurance, Cost AssistanceIntroductionRecognizing the global economic changes and their impact on Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), the Government of Haryana introduced the Quality Certification Assistance Scheme. This scheme, part of the Haryana Enterprises & Employment Policy-2020, aims to enhance the competitiveness of MSMEs by supporting the improvement of their product quality and management systems.ObjectiveThe scheme is designed to support MSMEs in creating awareness about the strengths and weaknesses of their operations and providing an opportunity to bolster their organizational capabilities. It focuses on promoting Quality Management Systems (QMS) and strengthening product marketing and exports through financial assistance for obtaining quality certifications.Quantum of AssistanceMSMEs are eligible for a 75% reimbursement of the total expenditure incurred on acquiring quality certifications and related logistics charges. The assistance is capped at INR 5 lakhs per certification for ISO, HACCP, BIS, WHO-GMP, ZED, TS, Hallmark certifications, and INR 10 lakhs per certification for other country-specific certifications. This is in addition to any support provided by the Government of India but will not exceed the total expenditure incurred by the enterprise.Commencement and ApplicabilityStarting from January 1, 2021, and operational for a period of 5 years, the scheme applies to certifications obtained between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2025.EligibilityEligible units must comply with several conditions, including having an Udyam Registration Certificate, not being on the restrictive list as notified by the State Government, obtaining necessary NOC/CLU if applicable, being in commercial production, and maintaining regular production at the time of disbursement.ProcedureApplications for reimbursement must be submitted online, accompanied by the required documents, within three months of acquiring the certification. The application process involves scrutiny by the Joint Director/Deputy Director of the District MSME Centre, who is responsible for approving or rejecting claims based on unit inspections.Time LimitEnterprises must submit their applications within three months of obtaining the quality certification or from the scheme's notification date to be eligible for the incentive.Appeals and Penal ActionAppeals against decisions of the competent authority can be made within 30 days. False claims can lead to legal action, repayment of the assistance with interest, and barring from any future incentives or assistance from the State Government.Service Delivery TimelineThe scheme outlines specific timelines for the approval, sanction, and disbursement processes, ensuring timely support to eligible enterprises.Rapid Consulting's Role in Facilitating the ProcessRapid Consulting offers specialized assistance to Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Haryana to navigate the Quality Certification Assistance Scheme. They help enterprises understand the eligibility criteria, guide them through the application process, and ensure that the documentation is correctly prepared and submitted. This support is crucial for businesses aiming to enhance their product quality and competitiveness through certifications like ISO, HACCP, BIS, and other international standards.Impact of the Scheme on Haryana's Industrial GrowthThe Quality Certification Assistance Scheme plays a vital role in enhancing the competitiveness of Haryana's MSMEs by supporting the acquisition of various quality certifications. This assistance not only helps in improving the quality and management systems of these enterprises but also boosts their marketability and trustworthiness in both domestic and international markets. By reducing the financial burden associated with obtaining these certifications, the scheme encourages more enterprises to pursue quality enhancements that can lead to increased sales and export opportunities.Future Prospects and EnhancementsFuture enhancements to the scheme could involve increasing the reimbursement cap or expanding the list of supported certifications to include emerging standards relevant to new industries. Additionally, streamlining the application and disbursement processes could further encourage MSMEs to participate in the scheme, ultimately leading to a broader adoption of quality standards across various sectors.FAQs? What is the Quality Certification Assistance Scheme?This scheme offers financial support to MSMEs for obtaining quality certifications by reimbursing 75% of the total expenditure incurred, up to INR 5 lakhs for certain certifications and INR 10 lakhs for international or country-specific certifications.? Who is eligible for this scheme?Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises based in Haryana that are in regular production and not on the state's restrictive list are eligible. They must have an active Udyam Registration and have not previously received disbursement for a closed unit.? How much financial support can enterprises receive?Eligible enterprises can receive up to 75% reimbursement of the costs associated with obtaining quality certifications, with a maximum support of INR 5 lakhs for certifications like ISO and INR 10 lakhs for other country-specific certifications.? What is the application process for obtaining this assistance?Enterprises need to apply through the designated web portal by submitting the required documents, including Udyam Registration, details of the certification, and a CA-certified statement of expenses. The application must be made within three months of receiving the certification.? What happens if an enterprise provides false information to claim the subsidy?Submitting false information can result in severe penalties, including repayment of the subsidy with a 12% compound interest rate, legal actions, and exclusion from future state incentives.? How does Rapid Consulting assist in this process?Rapid Consulting facilitates the entire process, from application to sanction, ensuring enterprises fully benefit from the scheme with minimal hassle.Target Sectors in HaryanaThe "Quality Certification Assistance Scheme" is aimed at helping Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) located anywhere in Haryana enhance their competitiveness through quality certification. The scheme supports the enterprises in acquiring various certifications like ISO, HACCP, BIS, WHO-GMP, ZED, TS, Hallmark, and other country-specific certifications, which are crucial for improving the quality of products and management systems.Eligibility for Existing Businesses and New VenturesEligible enterprises include micro, small, and medium enterprises that are in commercial production and regular operation. They must not be on the restrictive list as notified by the State Government and should have filed Udyam Registration Certificate (URC) and Haryana Udhyam Memorandum (HUM). The scheme aims to assist enterprises that have already incurred expenses towards obtaining quality certifications.Integration with Other Subsidies and IncentivesThis scheme complements the support provided by the Government of India by offering additional financial assistance. It helps cover 75% of the total expenditure incurred for certification, up to INR 5 lakhs for certifications like ISO and INR 10 lakhs for other country-specific certifications.Application ProcessApplications must be submitted online through the department's web portal. The process includes submitting necessary documentation like the certification costs, Udyam registration, and details of the certification agency. The application will be reviewed by the District MSME Centre, and if any deficiencies are found, the applicant has 10 days to rectify them.Geographical Preferences in HaryanaThe scheme is available to enterprises across Haryana, without any geographical restrictions, ensuring that all eligible MSMEs in the state can benefit from the financial support for quality certification.SummaryThe "Quality Certification Assistance Scheme" under the Haryana Enterprises & Employment Policy 2020 is designed to boost the quality and competitiveness of MSMEs by providing substantial financial support for obtaining quality certifications. This initiative not only promotes higher standards in production and management among enterprises but also aids in their growth and expansion in both domestic and international markets.Why Choose Rapid Consulting?? Specialized Expertise: Our team at Rapid Consulting boasts in-depth knowledge of subsidy schemes, ensuring you get the most out of your investment.? End-to-End Assistance: From initial assessment to final application, we manage the entire process, making it seamless and hassle-free for your business.? Maximized Benefits: We ensure that you fully leverage the financial incentives available, boosting your company's growth and profitability.Our comprehensive service includes:? Consultation and Assessment: We evaluate clients' certification needs and assess their eligibility for reimbursement, ensuring alignment with the program's objectives.? Certification and Logistics Support: Rapid Consulting assists in coordinating the certification process, including application submission, documentation preparation, and liaising with certification bodies. We also facilitate logistics arrangements to streamline the certification process.? Expense Documentation: Our team helps in preparing all necessary documentation, including invoices, receipts, and certification-related expenses, ensuring compliance with reimbursement requirements.? Application Management: We manage the entire application process, ensuring accurate completion of forms and timely submission to the relevant authorities.? Negotiation and Follow-up: Rapid Consulting handles negotiations and follow-ups with authorities to expedite the reimbursement process and address any queries or concerns.? Reimbursement Processing: Upon approval, we oversee the processing of reimbursement, ensuring all procedural formalities are completed efficiently for timely disbursement of funds.? Post-Reimbursement Support: Our support extends beyond reimbursement acquisition. We provide ongoing assistance, including compliance management, reporting obligations, and addressing any post-reimbursement concerns.Through our reimbursement service, manufacturing units in Haryana can invest in quality certifications with reduced financial burden, enhancing their competitiveness, product quality, and market access. Rapid Consulting aims to empower businesses to meet international standards and excel in domestic and global markets.How to Reach Us:? Website: Visit our official website for detailed information, service offerings, and to schedule an online consultation.? Direct Contact: Call us at +91-9467248028/9416506136 or email info@rapidconsulting.in to discuss your needs directly with our experts.? Office Visit: Our offices are open for in-person consultations at 134, Rapid Consulting, First floor Below Paysam Restaurant, Near Samsung Care. Lajpat Nagar, Rajgarh Road Hisar, Haryana-125001. Here, you can meet with our consultants who can provide personalized guidance tailored to your business's specific circumstances.Engage with Rapid Consulting today to leverage their expertise in enhancing your business's financial and operational performance through the Collateral Free Credit Guarantee Scheme and other beneficial state initiatives. 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