Welcome to National SC-ST Hub

The Hub will provide professional support to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe entrepreneurs to fulfill the obligations under the Central Government procurement policy Order 2012, adopt applicable business practices and leverage the Stand Up India initiative.

NATIONAL SC-ST Hub Schemes
Single Point Registration Scheme (SPRS)

The Government is the single largest buyer of a variety of goods. With a view to increase the share of purchases from the small-scale sector, the Government Stores Purchase Programme was launched in 1955-56. NSIC registers Micro & small Enterprises (MSEs) under Single Point Registration scheme (SPRS) for participation in Government Purchases.

Benefits of Registration
  • 1. Issue of the Tender Sets free of cost;
  • 2. Exemption from payment of Earnest Money Deposit (EMD),
  • 3. In tender participating MSEs quoting price within price band of L1+15 per cent shall also be allowed to supply a portion upto 20% of requirement by bringing down their price to L1 Price where L1 is non MSEs.
NATIONAL SC-ST Hub Schemes
Special Marketing Assistance Scheme

Marketing support to the SC/ST enterprises for the enhancement of competitiveness and marketability of their products will be provided by way of the following type of events:

  • 1. Organizing Visit to International Exhibitions/Trade Fairs/Seminars Abroad
  • 2. Participation in International Exhibitions/Trade Fairs Abroad
  • 3. Organizing Visit to Domestic Exhibitions/Trade Fairs
  • 4. Participation in Domestic Exhibitions/Trade Fairs
  • 5. Vendor Development Programmes
  • 6. Organizing Workshops/Seminars/Awareness Campaigns
NATIONAL SC-ST Hub Schemes
Testing Fee Reimbursement Schemes

Reimbursement of 50% or Rs 1,00,000/- (excluding GST and other applicable taxes), whichever is lower, , charged as Testing fee, for availing testing services from NABL accredited laboratories & license or certification fee from BIS, in a financial year.

NATIONAL SC-ST Hub Schemes
Export Promotion Council Membership Reimbursement Scheme

Reimbursement of 50% or Rs 20,000/- (excluding GST and other applicable taxes), whichever is less, in a financial year to SC/ST MSEs on membership fees charged by Export Promotion Councils (EPCs) .

NATIONAL SC-ST Hub Schemes
Bank Loan Processing Reimbursement Scheme

Reimbursement of 50% or Rs. 1,00,000/- (excluding GST and other applicable taxes), whichever is less, on Bank loan processing chargespaid by SC/ST MSEs in availing business loans.

NATIONAL SC-ST Hub Schemes
Bank Guarantee Charges Reimbursement Scheme

Reimbursement of 50% or Rs. 1,00,000/- (excluding GST and other applicable taxes), whichever is less, on Performance Bank guarantee charges paid by SC/ST MSEs for participation in tenders of Central/ State Govt. and PSEs.

NATIONAL SC-ST Hub Schemes
Capacity Building Management Fee Reimbursement Scheme Scheme

Reimbursement of course fees for SC/ST entrepreneurs and their ward, for attending short term (1-30 days duration) training programs fromtop 50 management institutes identified by Ministry of Human Resource Development under the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF).

NATIONAL SC-ST Hub Schemes
Membership NSIC’s B2B Portal Scheme

Annual Membership fee of NSIC’s B2B portal (www.msmemart.com) is 100% free for the first year and 80% subsidised for subsequent years under National SC ST Hub Scheme for SC/ST MSMEs.