What is the MSE-Cluster Development Programme?

MSE-CDP stands for Micro and Small Enterprises Cluster Development Programme. It is a scheme of MSME, designed to support and promote the growth of MSE clusters by improving technology, skills, quality, market access etc.

What are the key objectives of the MSE-CDP scheme?

MSE Cluster Development Programme helps to build the capacity of MSE clusters by supporting their growth and making them sustainable. This scheme aims to increase employment, production, and income within the cluster.

Under this scheme Infrastructural facilities and Common Facility Centres are set up and upgraded for the development of MSEs.

This scheme also promotes green and sustainable technology within the cluster to provide green and sustainable processing and products.

Features of the MSE-Cluster Development Programme scheme?

This scheme has two major components, namely, Common Facility Centers and Infrastructural Development projects.

The GoI grant is allocated for a project depending on the type of project, i.e. whether it is for Common Facility Centers or Infrastructural Development. Fund distribution for both components is different, along with different eligibility criteria.

The approved project cost under this scheme can be Rs. 5 crores to Rs. 30 crores. GoI grants for each project are restricted to 60%-80% of the total project cost, depending on the nature of the district and the cost of the project.


Disclaimer: This is the scheme outline prepared for informational purposes only. Please refer to the ministry website, latest notification, and documents for details. Nisarg Foundation would not be liable for any accuracy in this document.