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:

  1. Micro Enterprises: 80%
  2. Small Enterprises: 60%
  3. Medium Enterprises: 50%