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DPIIT registered Start-ups and registered MSMEs for Testing & Certification of Telecom Products get total exemption of testing & certification fees for their products

Certificate renewal fee substantially reduced to encourage the firms to get their Certificates renewed after a period of 5 years

Posted On: 30 MAR 2022 5:12PM by PIB Delhi

With a view to support and encourage ecosystem for Start-ups and MSMEs in Telecom and related ICT sector, Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC), the technical body under Department of Telecommunications (DOT) has incentivized DPIIT registered Start-ups and registered MSMEs for Testing & Certification of Telecom Products under Voluntary Certification Scheme of TEC by total exemption of testing & certification fees for their products. This exemption is valid for a period of 5 years and it will also benefit women entrepreneur enterprises.

Further, in order to encourage the firms to get their Certificates renewed after a period of 5 years, the renewal fees has been reduced substantially (by 50% to 95% as per product category). The existing administrative fees (Rs.10,000 or Rs. 20,000 based on product category I to X) under voluntary certification scheme  will be charged as renewal fees if the product hardware remains same & TEC  Standard/Specifications is valid. The said renewal Certificate will be valid for a period of 10 years   

 

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