MSME DI, Mumbai
Market Development Assistance Scheme for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
The scheme offers funding for:
1. Participation by manufacturing Small & Micro Enterprises in International Trade Fairs/ Exhibitions under MSME India stall.
2. Sector specific market studies by Industry Associations/ Export Promotion Councils/ Federation of Indian Export Organisation.
3. Initiating/ contesting anti-dumping cases by MSME Associations and
4. Reimbursement of 75% of one time registration fee (w.e.f. Ist January 2002)(Under MDA Scheme) and 75% of annual fees (recurring) (w.e.f. Ist June 2007)(Under NMCP Scheme) paid to GSI (Formerly EAN India) by Small & Micro units for the first three years for bar code. LIST OF INTERNATIONAL

(i).  To encourage Small & Micro exporters in their efforts at tapping and developing overseas markets.
(ii). To increase participation of representatives of small/ micro manufacturing enterprises under MSME India stall at International Trade Fairs/ Exhibitions.
(iii).To enhance export from the small/ micro manufacturing enterprises
(iv).To popularise the adoption of Bar Coding on a large scale.

(1) Participation by manufacturing Small & Micro Enterprises in International Trade Fairs/ Exhibitions under MSME India stall

1.1 Eligibility criteria
(i).  Unit having valid permanent registration with Directorate of Industries/ District Industries Centre.
(ii). The selection of small/ micro manufacturing units would be done by MSME-DIs as per display product profile, theme of the fair and space availability.
(iii). Micro & Small manufacturing enterprise can avail this facility only once a year
(iv). Only one person of the participating unit would be eligible for subsidy on air fare.
(v). The participating units under MSME India stall at International Trade Fairs/ Exhibitions has to pay 50% of space rental charges of booked space (min. 6 sq.mts.) by enterprises of General categories through MSME-DIs by a DD favouring PAO (MSME), New Delhi at least one month advance of the commencement of the event. In addition to this, selected units can book more space in multiple of 1x3 sq.mts. on pro-rata basis and make payment accordingly. However, Women, SC&ST entrepreneurs & entrepreneurs from North Eastern Region require to pay 50% of space rental charges as security deposit which will be refunded to them after participation in the fair. In the event of non-participation, the security deposit will be forfeited in all cases.
(vi). The representatives of the participating units are required to carry and manage the samples (to and fro including custom clearance etc.) for display under MSME India stall at the International Trade Fairs/ Exhibitions.

1.2 Permissible subsidy:
(i). The Govt. of India will reimburse 75% of air fare by economy class and 50% space rental charges for Micro & Small manufacturing enterprises of General category entrepreneurs.
(ii). For Women/SC/ST Entrepreneurs & Entrepreneurs from North Eastern Region Govt. of India will reimburse 100% of space rent & economy air fare.
(iii). The total subsidy on air fare & space rental charges will be restricted to Rs.1.25 lakhs per unit.

1.3 Other conditions:
(i).   Assistance shall be available for travel by one permanent employee/ Director/ partner/ proprietor of the MSE unit in economy class.
(ii).  Space allocation will be made by O/o DC (MSME) at its discretion and the decision will be final and binding.
(iii). The offer is available on first come first served basis till space is available.

1.4 Procedure for availing Financial Assistance/Reimbursement of Expenses:
1.4.1 The application must reach to the Office of DC (MSME) through concerned MSME-DIs at least one month in advance of the commencement of the event. The application must be accompanied by:
(i).  Copy of the valid MSME registration issued by concerned GM (DIC)/ Director of Industries.
(ii).  Demand Draft in favour of PAO (MSME), New Delhi for 50% rental charges of the booked space.
(iii). Details of one or two participating representatives of the unit with photo copy of their valid passport.
(iv). Proof of ownership of the unit as SC/ST/Women.

1.4.2 On the completion of the event, the participating unit must submit a claim for payment enclosing the following:
(i).  Pre-receipted bill in duplicate.
(ii).  Photocopy of passport indicating therein entries regarding departure from and arrival in India and also the country visited.
(iii). Original air ticket used during the journey. In case original air ticket is lost, a copy of the same along-with a certificate indicating details of travel from the concerned airline may be furnished.
(iv). Participated units should furnish feedback report like business generated with value including confirmed orders obtained etc.
(v). Claim form must be submitted within one month of return to India on completion of activity.
(vi).No refund/ adjustment of rental charges will be made by O/o DC (MSME).


Name of Event and Organisation


India Pavilion at Automechanika Moscow 2013 by EEPCINDIA, New Delhi

Moscow, Russia

26-29 August, 2013

Automotive industry


KABO Style  by 
CLE, Chennai

Czech Republic

August 2013

Leather Garments/Footwear/Goods & Accessories


Thessaloniki International Fair by 
ITPO, New Delhi


Sept. 7-15, 2013

Multi Product Show


SPOGA Horse  by 
CLE, Chennai

Cologne, Germany

Sept. 8-10, 2013

Saddlery & Harness


46th International trade fair by NSIC, New Delhi

Celje, Slovenia

11-17 Sept., 2013

Technology & Engg. products


India Pavilion at EMO Hannover 2013   by 

Hannover, Germany

16-21 September 2013

Machine Tools 
(Subject to approval from Ministry of Commerce & Industry, GOI)


Micam-The Shoe Event by 
CLE, Chennai

Milan, Italy

September 2013



India Show/INDEE Bulgaria 2013 by 

Plovdiv, Bulgaria

30th - 05 October, 2013

(Subject to approval from Ministry of Commerce & Industry, GOI)


AAPEX   by 
ITPO, New Delhi

Las Vegas (USA)

November 5-7, 2013

Auto Parts


Agri Technical fair – 2013

Hannover, Germany

12-16 Nov, 2013

Agricultural machinery and equipment


AFL Artigiano   by 
ITPO, New Delhi

Milan( Italy)

November 30 – December 8, 2013



India Pavilion at Manufacturing Indonesia 2013 by 

Jakarta, Indonesia

4-7 December 2013

Machine tools, precision engineering & manufacturing technology


Christmas Trade Fair at Prague, Czech Republic by 
FIEO, New Delhi

Czech Republic

December 12-15, 2013

Multi product like handicrafts, textiles, leather, food products, engineering, gifts, etc.


FITUR Spain  by 
FIEO, New Delhi


January 2014

Multi product like handicrafts, textiles, leather, food products, engineering, gifts, etc.


FFANY New York Shoe Expo by 
CLE, Chennai

New York, USA

February 5-7, 2014

Fashion Footwear


Magic Show  by 
CLE, Chennai

Las Vegas, USA

Feb 2014

Footwear /Leather Garments


India Pavilion at International Hardware Fair 2014 (Practical World) by 

Cologne, Germany

9-12 March 2014

Hardware, Hand Tool and DIY Equipments

For participation in the above fairs, please contact this Office at :
Tel    : 022-28576090 / 3091 /4305
Fax   : 022-28578092
email : dcdi-mumbai[at]dcmsme[dot]gov[dot]in