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Government of India
Ministry of Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises
07-December-2010 18:13 IST
Bar coding in MSME
The Ministry of MSME is providing financial assistance for using Bar Code to the Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) sector in the country. This Scheme aims to enhance marketing competitiveness of MSEs and entails financial assistance towards 75% reimbursement of (i) one-time registration fees w.e.f. January, 2002 & (ii) annual recurring fees (for first three years) w.e.f. June, 2007 to eligible MSEs.

Financial assistance of Rs.142.69 lakhs have been provided to 764 MSEs for reimbursement of one-time registration fees and 384 cases of these units for annual recurring fees upto October, 2010.

This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Dinsha Patel in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.

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