Marketing Support/Assistance to MSMEs (Bar Code)

Under this scheme MSEs are encouraged and motivated to use bar-codes through seminars and reimbursement of registration fees.

Reimbursement of registration fee (one time and recurring for 3 years) for bar coding. Financial assistance for reimbursement of 75% of one-time registration fee (Under MSE-MDA) w.e.f. 1st January, 2002 and 75% of annual recurring fee for first three years (Under NMCP) w.e.f. 1st June, 2007 paid by MSEs to GS1 India for the use of bar coding.

The scheme is applicable to those MSEs with EM-II registration and registration with GS1 India for use of barcode.

On getting registration for use of barcode for products, (, take the following steps for reimbursement of fee:

  • Fill the prescribed application form for claiming reimbursement on bar code.
  • The application form along with formats for supporting documents may be
  • collected from the Director, MSME-DI, or can be downloaded from
  • The filled-in application form with required documents is to be submitted to the
  • office of MSME-DI.
  • The address of MSME-DI is given on the website: MSME-DO/DCmsmeaddress.html