The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Government of India (GoI) has adopted the cluster development approach as a key strategy for enhancing the productivity and competitiveness as well as capacity building of Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) and their collectives in the country.
A cluster is a group of enterprises located within an identifiable and as far as practicable, contiguous area and producing same/similar products/services.
The programme will consist of creation of tangible “assets” as Common Facility Centers (CFCs) like Common Production/Processing Centre (for balancing/correcting/improving production line that cannot be undertaken by individual units), Design Centres, Testing Facilities, Training Centre, R&D Centres, Effluent Treatment Plant, Marketing Display/Selling Centre, Common Logistics Centre, Common Raw Material Bank/Sales Depot, etc.
|Total Project||Rs 15.00 Crores|
|Means of Finance|
|Govt of India Contribution||70 % of Project Cost|
|Govt of Karnataka Contribution||15 % of Project Cost|
|SPV Contribution||15 % of Project Cost|
GoI grant will be 90% for CFCs in NE & Hill States, Clusters with more than 50% (a) micro / village (b) women owned (c) SC/ST units.
Karnataka Council for Technological Upgradation (KCTU) is the Implementing Agency in Karnataka vide Govt order No : CI 72 SPI Dated : 06.09.2016