Existing industrial concerns in SSI sector having a good record of past performance and sound financial position can avail such benefit. The unit should—
(a) Have been in operation for a period of at least four years;
(b) Have earned profit and/or declared dividend during the preceding two financial years;
(c) Not be in default to institutions/banks in payment of their dues.
Expenses on consultancy, documentations, audit, certification fees, equipment and calibrating instruments required would be taken into account for determining the loan requirement.
Scheme operated through all eligible primary lending institutions except Regional Rural Banks.