“The overall objective of this project is to facilitate the building of competency and capability of Tier-2 and lower tier automotive component manufacturers to be productive and innovative and hence establish and succeed as preferred suppliers to national and international Tier-1s and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) by building upon and expanding the established UNIDO-ACMA methodology developed in Phase I of the project (2014-2018).”



Cluster intervention and other support programmes to build competency in selected SMEs


United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA)


Ministry of Heavy Industries (Government of India)


3-12 months (depending on programme offering chosen by participants)

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Uday Pride Timeline

Programme Services andOffering

UDAY-PRIDE launched in success to its previous projects, which ran from 1999 to 2010. The programme contains Core and Elective Modules that correspond to the requirements of the companies.

Core Modules

A set of six mandatory courses on relevant topics available to new participants who have not participated in earlier programmes or programmes of similar nature…Expected duration: 12 months.

Elective Modules

Elective Modules

Optional modules available for past participants to educate themselves on topics of their choice suited for their individual requirements. Expected duration: 3-9 months depending on selected courses.

Short Term Programme Workshops

Short Term Programme Workshops

Set of trainings organized by experts on various topics. Expected duration: 0.5-3 days.


The Ministry of Heavy Industries, Government of India, which focuses on promoting the development and growth of capital goods, automotive, power equipment manufacturing and engineering industry in the country, fund the programme.

Make in India

  • Enhancing SME performance
  • Inclusive & sustainable for Indian SMEs
  • Prodess and productivity improvement
  • Industrial growth & employment
  • Improved links to global value chain

Skill India

  • Capacity building
  • Skilled manpower
  • Employability

Green Transportation

  • RECP (Resource efficient & cleaner production)
  • Material flow cost accounting
  • Environment

Digital India

  • Web based e-learning module
  • Software and app based system
  • Low cost automation in entepriess
  • To foster innovation and technology
  • Technology upgradation
  • Industry 4.0
  • Introducing gaming methodologies

Customer voice

Companies have found the programme useful and assessed tangible benefits such as lower operating costs, energy savings, fewer defects rates etc. and intangible benefits such as higher employee motivation, customer satisfaction etc. Our customers are not only satisfied but are happy and they have positive feedback to share.