i. Industry Awareness Programmes/Workshop:
MSMEs will be made aware of the Scheme through Nation-wide awareness programmes (online and/or face-to-face, as appropriate) with the assistance of stakeholders like Industry Associations, Implementing Agencies, MSME-DFOs, District Industries Centres (DICs), Large Enterprises/OEMs.
ii. Training Programmes:
Stakeholders like the MSME Officers, Assessors and Consultants will be trained on the MSME Competitiveness (Lean) Scheme to enable an effective implementation by Implementing Agencies like QCI, NPC.
MSMEs will be provided handholding towards the implementation of Lean Tools and Techniques at three different levels – Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced. Completion of each stage is verifiable end term assessment or assessment by Implementation Agency along MSME -DFOs as the case may be.
Graded incentives will be announced by the Ministry of MSME for MSMEs for encouraging MSME units’ participation under the scheme. Implementation of Lean (Generation of Lean ID) Lean Pledge & Undertaking (Generation of Lean Pledge Level) Implementation of Lean (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced)
v. PR campaign, Advertising & Brand Promotion:
For popularizing the Lean Scheme, a Nation-wide publicity will be done.
vi. Digital Platform:
Lean Scheme process will be e-enabled through a single window digital platform which will be utilized for the implementation of the scheme.