MECF (MCCIA ELECTRONIC CLUSTER FOUNDATION)
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has announced financial assistance for setting up of Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMCs) for promoting Electronics System Design & Manufacturing (ESDM). In Maharashtra, Pune District has been declared as a Brownfield cluster. The scope of Brownfield cluster under EMC Scheme includes providing financial assistance for development/ up-gradation of common infrastructure and facilities to enhance the competitiveness of existing units in an area notified as a Brownfield EMC.
Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), initiated a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) with objective of promoting the development of EMC by setting up a Common Facility Centre (CFC) in Pune. This CFC will help the electronics industries in Pune and surrounding areas in terms of latest technology, cost competitiveness, faster turnaround time etc. enabling Pune region to become a default destination for electronics design led manufacturing. This will help in developing an entrepreneurial ecosystem, drive innovation and catalyse the economic growth by increasing employment opportunities and tax revenues.
Common Facility Centre (CFC) STATUS
SPV ‘MECF’ (MCCIA Electronic Cluster Foundation) submitted the Preliminary Detailed Project Report (DPR) and has received Final Approval from Meit Y. MeitY has approved a Grant In Aid of Rs 50 crores and Government of Maharashtra has approved a ‘Financial Assistance’ of Rs 6.7 crores to MECF in Dec 2017. MeitY has granted an extension of one year in Feb 2019.
The Industry Contribution as well as Maharashtra Government’s first tranch have been received and we are awaiting the first tranch from MeitY.
MCCIA Electronic Cluster Foundation (MECF) Founder Companies
- Syslab Automation Pvt Ltd
- Renu Electronics Pvt Ltd
- Sonoma Mgmnt Partners Pvt Ltd
- Futura Apsol Pvt Ltd
- SBEM Pvt Ltd
- Melux Control Gears Pvt Ltd
- Accurate Gauging & Inst Pvt Ltd