Sign Up For The NBSSI’s COVID-19 SME Innovation And Digitalization Support Scheme

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The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) is running a scheme for Small and Medium Scale Enterprises.

The Project, COVID-19 SME Innovation and Digitalization Support Scheme, seeks to keep existing SMEs alive, strengthen their resilience in the current COVID-19 crisis and support them in their recovery phase, thereby sustaining jobs in the medium to long term.

The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) implementing this scheme in partnership with the German Cooperation’s ‘Invest for Jobs’ (an initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development).

The project also aims at improving the process efficiency and competitiveness of SMEs by providing access to knowledge, technology & expertise in the field of digitalization and innovation management. 

  1. If you run an SME, you can apply by clicking here or walk into any Business Advisory Centre (BAC) at the District Assemblies across the country to apply now.

Deadline for the application is 29th January, 2021

If you operate your SME in the following sectors then this is for you:
• Agric and Agro-processing
• Manufacturing
• Tourism and Hospitality
• Food and Beverages
• Water and Sanitation
• Health Care and Pharmaceuticals
• Textiles and Garments
• Personal Protective Equipment
• Commerce and Trade
• Other Services


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