As domestic & global competitiveness becomes intensive, there is a need for MSMEs to transition to a new business environment especially with the disruption in the global supply chains and convergence of multiple sourcing as a methodology in vendor development. MSMEs form an integral part of almost every value chain and there is a symbiotic relationship between the large corporations and relatively small sized suppliers. Recognizing the importance of overall economic growth of a country and the need for enhancing its productivity, competitiveness and employment generation besides resource optimization, many countries have initiated institutional mechanism for a national approach on improving the quality of manufacturing & services. Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India, aims to implement the MSME Competitive (Lean) Scheme for MSMEs with an objective to enhance their productivity, efficiency, and competitiveness by reduction of wastages in processes, inventory management, space management, energy consumption, etc.