The objective of the ZED certification scheme is to enhance the productivity and competitiveness of mico, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) through the adoption of zero defect production processes that have a low/no impact on the environment. . The scheme, which supports the 'Make in India' campaign more broadly, encompasses elements to: Develop an Ecosystem for Zero Defect Manufacturing in MSMEs. Promote adaptation of quality tools/systems and energy efficient manufacturing. Enable MSMEs for manufacturing of quality products. Encourage MSMEs to constantly upgrade their quality standards in products and processes. Develop professionals in the area of ZED manufacturing and certification.