Physical Infrastructure

Cluster Development

Enhancing the Global Competitiveness of Mirco, Small & Medium Enterprises through Cluster Development

In India there exists 350 industrial and 400 artisans and agro clusters which lack sate of the art infrastructure, in turn, adversely affecting competitiveness. Small and Medium Enterprises in India, function in clear geographic clusters. These units cover the Textile, Leather, Pharma, Agro processing and other sectors, providing employment and are largely export oriented

IL&FS through it’s Cluster Development Initiative contributes significantly to the employment and exports in these sectors. The company takes cluster development to global levels through innovative public-private-partnerships. By providing a range of essential services like need assessment and capacity building, project planning, financing and implementation, the company enhances the competitiveness of SMEs


  • Cluster Function Design from Conception to Implementation
  • Extensive MSME Cluster Expertise
  • Financial Services for Clusters
  • Comprehensive Business Framework
  • Strong Focus on Project Development and Execution
  • Policy Advisory services for capacity building, skill development, technology and market linkages
Projects in this Sector
  • Agro & Food Processing
  • Artisan Clusters
  • Cold Chain, Value Addition and Preservation Infrastructure
  • Development AYUSH Enterprises
  • Howrah Foundry Cluster
  • Industrial Clusters Infrastructure
  • Ludhiana Textile Cluster
  • Mega Food Parks Scheme
  • Skills and Employment in Apparel Manufacturing (SEAM)
  • Tripura Bamboo Project
  • Vision Document Implementation in Bihar