A surveillance assessment (after a period of 18 months of achieving ZED Certification) will be conducted by QCI’s Accredited Assessment Agencies as a part of the ZED Certification. The surveillance assessment will only be applicable to those MSMEs which have achieved Silver & Gold Certification levels.
The surveillance assessment will be conducted as a remote assessment for both Silver & Gold levels and the cost of the assessment will be as under:
- ZED Silver Level: Rs. 10,000/-
- ZED Gold Level: Rs. 20,000/-
The MSMEs will be given financial assistance/subsidy for the surveillance assessment as per the following structure:
- Micro Enterprises: 80%
- Small Enterprises: 60%
- Medium Enterprises: 50%