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.

iii. Handholding:
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.

iv. Benefits/Incentives:
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.