KIAP interventions are intense and we end up developing close bonds with our clients which go far beyond simple contractual obligations. Clients look to us to provide comprehensive solutions which can help them grow and sustain their business. While we are specialists in our area of work, we recognize the need to work with like-minded organizations and people who can complement our services with their own unique expertise and help deliver lasting value to our clients.

We work with a select list of partner organizations on the philosophy – Respect, Challenge and Grow Together.


KIAP is also the preferred partner organization for several major ongoing initiatives of the Government of India.

National Manufacturing Competitiveness Program (NMCP)

A major initiative launched by the Ministry of MSME way back in 2008, the program has multiple components, the most significant one being Lean Manufacturing for MSMEs. KIAP is empanelled as Lean Manufacturing Consultant (LMC) with the National Productivity Council (NPC), one of the nodal agencies for this program. KIAP has already successfully implemented lean in several clusters under this scheme.


The Ministry of MSME has appointed Quality Council of India (QCI) to design, implement and monitor its innovative program for MSME’s – ZED. ZED which is an acronym for Zero Defect Zero Effect, is a comprehensive framework for benchmarking MSMEs on parameters of world class manufacturing and setting them up on the path for continual improvement. KIAP is QCI empanelled training partner for ZED and has delivered assessor and consultant training programs. Some KIAP experts are ZED Certified Consultants and Master Trainers.