Guidelines for financial assistance to Micro & Small Enterprises
(MSEs) for use of Bar-code
The basic objective of financial assistance is to enhance the Marketing competitiveness of Micro & Small Enterprises (MSEs) by way of:
i) Providing 75% of one time registration fee and annual recurring fee (for first three years) paid by SMEs to GS1 India.
ii) Popularising the adoption of bar codes on large scale amongst SMEs, and
iii) Motivating and encouraging SMEs for use of bar codes through conducting seminars on Bar Code, etc.
Those SMEs who have Entrepreneurial Memorandum Part- II acknowledgement number (Permenant Registration) and also have registration with GS1 India for use of Bar Codes are eligible for 75% reimbursement of one-time registration fee and annual recurring fee (for first three years) paid by them to GS1 India.
HOW TO APPLY:
Eligible SMEs may apply to the Director, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises - Development Institute of their region in prescribed application form for claiming reimbursement on Bar Code.
HOW TO GET REGISTRATION FOR USE OF BAR CODES:
Global Standard 1 (GS1) India formerly EAN India, an autonomous body under Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, bar code promoter is authorised
for granting registration for use of Bar Codes. www.gs1india.org .
Interested SMEs may approach the GS1
C/o MSME Development Institute Andheri Kurla Road, Sakinaka Mumbai - 400072, India
Phone +91-22-28576516/ 28576517