Safety Compliance Scheme

Rapid Consulting facilitates subsidies for manufacturing industries in Haryana, covering 75% reimbursement of safety audit expenses (up to Rs. 1 lakh) and 50% subsidy on capital equipment and expenditure for safety measures/fire equipment installation (up to Rs. 20 lakh). Our services encompass consultation, documentation, application management, negotiation, subsidy disbursement, and ongoing support to ensure optimal utilization of subsidies for safety enhancemen

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Haryana's Safety Compliance Scheme for MSMEs: Fire Up Your Safety StandardsIntroductionThe Safety Compliance Scheme, introduced by the Government of Haryana under the Haryana Enterprises and Employment Policy-2020, aims to enhance workplace safety and promote the implementation of safety audits within Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) across the state. This initiative recognizes the crucial role of safety audits in identifying hazards, suggesting improvements, and documenting the effectiveness of safety programs.ObjectiveThe scheme's primary goal is to improve safety measures in MSMEs, thereby reducing workplace incidents and injuries. By encouraging the adoption of safety audits and compliance with the Factory Act, 1948, it seeks to foster a culture of safety, enhance environmental and personnel safety, and ultimately contribute to the overall wellbeing of the workforce.Quantum of AssistanceEligible enterprises can avail of:? 75% reimbursement of expenses incurred on safety audits, up to a maximum of INR 1 lakh for conducting such audits.? 50% subsidy on the cost of capital equipment and expenditures required for implementing recommended safety measures. The subsidy caps vary by block category: INR 20 lakh for 'D' category blocks, down to INR 5 lakh for 'A' category blocks, once every five years.Commencement and ApplicabilityStarting from January 1, 2021, and continuing for five years, the scheme supports MSMEs that have conducted safety audits and purchased safety equipment between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2025.Eligibility CriteriaTo qualify, MSMEs must:? Have completed a safety audit by an ISO-certified agency.? Filed Udyam Registration Certificate (URC) and Haryana Udhyam Memorandum (HUM).? Not manufacture items listed on the state's restrictive list.? Only investments in new equipment focused on enhancing safety are eligible for the subsidy.? Have obtained necessary NOC/CLU, if applicable.? Be in commercial and regular production at the time of disbursement.ProcedureApplications for reimbursement, accompanied by the required documents, should be submitted online within three months of completing the safety audit or purchasing safety equipment. The application process includes scrutiny by the District MSME Centre, which will conduct inspections and recommend approval or rejection based on compliance.Time LimitApplications must be submitted within three months from the date of safety audit completion or equipment purchase, or from the scheme's notification date, whichever is later.Penal ActionFalse claims will result in the repayment of assistance with interest, legal action, and disqualification from receiving any future incentives or assistance from the state government.Rapid Consulting's Role in Facilitating the ProcessRapid Consulting provides essential services to help Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Haryana navigate the Safety Compliance Scheme. They assist businesses in understanding the scheme's requirements, completing safety audits, and implementing necessary safety measures. Rapid Consulting guides enterprises through the application process, ensuring compliance with regulations and maximizing financial benefits through reimbursements and subsidies.Impact of the Scheme on Haryana's Industrial GrowthThe Safety Compliance Scheme significantly enhances workplace safety standards across Haryana�s industrial sector. By subsidizing safety audits and the implementation of safety measures, the scheme not only promotes a safer work environment but also improves productivity by reducing accidents and injuries. This leads to higher efficiency and can potentially decrease insurance and healthcare costs for employers, making businesses more sustainable and competitive both locally and internationally.Future Prospects and EnhancementsFuture enhancements could include expanding the scheme to cover more comprehensive safety measures, increasing subsidy amounts for certain categories, or introducing more frequent audits for high-risk industries. Streamlining the application process and providing more educational resources on safety compliance could further enhance the effectiveness of the scheme.FAQs? What is the Safety Compliance Scheme in Haryana?This scheme offers financial support to MSMEs for conducting safety audits and implementing safety measures. It provides a 75% reimbursement for safety audit expenses up to INR 1 lakh and up to 50% subsidy on capital equipment costs required for safety improvements, with varying maximum amounts based on the enterprise's location.? Who is eligible for this scheme?All MSMEs in Haryana that have conducted a safety audit through an ISO-certified agency and meet other criteria such as having a Udyam Registration, not being on the restrictive list, and being in regular production at the time of disbursement.? What financial support is available under the Safety Compliance Scheme?The scheme offers a 75% reimbursement of safety audit costs and a 50% subsidy on capital expenditures required for safety measures. The maximum subsidy for capital expenditures ranges from INR 5 lakh to INR 20 lakh depending on the enterprise's location.? How does an enterprise apply for the Safety Compliance Scheme?Enterprises must submit an application form along with necessary documentation such as the Udyam Registration, safety audit reports, and proof of expenditures through the web portal of the Department of Industries and Commerce within three months of completing the safety audit or capital equipment installation.? What are the consequences of providing false information in the application?Providing false information can lead to severe penalties, including the 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 "Safety Compliance Scheme" is aimed at Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) across Haryana. It seeks to enhance workplace safety by promoting safety audits and implementing safety measures through financial assistance. The scheme supports safety audits and the purchase of capital equipment necessary for safety improvements.Eligibility for Existing Businesses and New VenturesEligibility is extended to all MSMEs located in Haryana that have undergone a safety audit conducted by an ISO-certified agency. To qualify, enterprises must have a current Udyam Registration Certificate (URC) and Haryana Udhyam Memorandum (HUM), be in commercial production, and not be listed on the state�s restrictive list. The equipment and safety measures eligible for subsidy must be new and aimed at enhancing safety.Integration with Other Subsidies and IncentivesThis scheme operates within the broader framework of the Haryana Enterprises and Employment Policy-2020, supporting state goals for improving industrial safety and compliance with the Factory Act, 1948. It complements other state and national safety initiatives by providing substantial financial incentives for safety compliance.Application ProcessApplications must be submitted through the MSME web portal, using the prescribed form. The process includes a review by district MSME centers to ensure that safety audits are conducted properly and that recommended safety equipment has been installed and is operational.Geographical Preferences in HaryanaThe financial assistance varies by geographic location of the enterprise within the state, with more substantial support provided to units in less economically developed areas ('D' category blocks receive up to INR 20 lakh, 'C' category blocks up to INR 15 lakh, 'B' category blocks up to INR 10 lakh, and 'A' category blocks up to INR 5 lakh).SummaryThe Safety Compliance Scheme provides significant incentives to MSMEs in Haryana to conduct safety audits and invest in necessary safety measures. By subsidizing these costs, the scheme not only enhances safety and compliance but also encourages the adoption of best practices in occupational health within the industrial sector of the state.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 assistance includes:? Consultation and Eligibility Assessment: We provide expert consultation to assess clients' eligibility for safety-related subsidies. This involves evaluating their manufacturing processes, current safety measures, and alignment with subsidy guidelines.? Documentation Preparation: Our team assists in compiling all necessary documentation required for subsidy applications. This includes safety audit reports, expense records, equipment quotations, and other relevant information as per subsidy requirements.? Application Management: We manage the entire application process, ensuring accurate completion of documents and timely submission. Our experts liaise with government departments to streamline the submission process and address any queries during the application review.? Negotiation and Follow-up: We handle negotiations and follow-ups with authorities on behalf of our clients to ensure a smooth application review process and maximize subsidy approval chances.? Subsidy Disbursement: Upon approval, we facilitate the disbursement of the subsidy amount to our clients. We ensure all procedural formalities are completed efficiently for timely receipt of funds.? Post-Subsidy Support: Our services extend beyond subsidy acquisition. We provide ongoing support, including assistance with equipment procurement, installation, and compliance management to ensure our clients fully leverage the benefits of the subsidy scheme.Rapid Consulting's expertise in navigating subsidy schemes and commitment to client success make us the ideal partner for manufacturing industries seeking to enhance safety standards and compliance in Haryana.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. Whether online, over the phone, or in person, Rapid Consulting is ready to assist you in advancing your business goals in Haryana.

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