Scheme Name :- Scheme for 'Market Development Assistance (MDA) to MSMEs’

Objective and Brief Description

The scheme offers funding support of to-and-fro air fare for participation of MSME Entrepreneurs in overseas fairs/trade delegations. The scheme also provides funding for producing/ acquiring bar coding and for contesting anti-dumping cases.

Who can apply?

Individual MSMEs & Associations.

What is funded?

  • Funding support for participation in international exhibitions/ trade fairs
  • Funding support for contesting anti-dumping cases
  • Funding support for Reimbursement of registration fee for Bar coding

Extent of Funding Support

  • 75% of air fare by economy class and 50% space rental charges for MSMEs (General category entrepreneurs), 100% reimbursement in case of Women/SC/ST Entrepreneurs & Entrepreneurs from North Eastern Region total subsidy on air fare & space rental charges will be restricted to Rs.1.25 lakhs per unit.
  • Funding support of 50% subjected to a maximum of 1 lakh for contesting anti-dumping cases
  • Funding support for reimbursement of 75% of one time and recurring bar code registration fees

Application Procedure

  • Send a written application to MSME-DI 45 days before commencement of events (a list of events is given on the website- with Demand Draft as required
  • After completion of event submit a claim for payment with - Pre-receipted bill in duplicate. ,Original air ticket used during the journey, Photocopy of passport, Feedback Report

Claim form must be submitted within one month of return to India on completion of activity


The third component of the scheme is already covered under NMCP schemes namely “Financial assistance for bar coding and Marketing Assistance and Technology Up-gradation of MSMEs” For more information on the scheme visit :

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