Training to Women through Khadi Gramodyog

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New Delhi, Dec 16, 2014:The Khadi and Village Industries Commission(KVIC)/ State/Union Territory Khadi and Village Industries Boards(KVIBs) have been imparting skill development training and organizing Enterpreneurship Development Programmes(EDPs) under Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme(PMEGP) to promote entrepreneurship including women entrepreneurs. They conduct specialized training programmes related to Khadi and Village Industries(KVI), management training and Entrepreneurship Awareness Programmes (EAPs) and EDPs. The duration of the training is flexible and varies from 1 week to 15 month, depending upon the trade, purpose and level of training such as managerial, supervisory or artisan oriented, entrepreneur oriented, skill up-gradation etc. Under PMEGP, EDP training is a mandatory requirement

PMEGP, a credit-linked subsidy programme is being implemented with KVIC as nodal agency at the national level for generating employment in the Country by setting up of micro-enterprises in the non-farm sector. At the State/Union Territories level, the scheme is implemented through field offices of KVIC, State/Union Territory KVIBs and District Industries Centres (DICs) with the involvement of Banks. Under PMEGP, margin money subsidy is provided for setting up micro-enterprises in the non-farm sector in the country including Tamil Nadu. Under the programme, special category beneficiaries including women, are provided margin money subsidy at a higher rate of 35 per cent in rural areas and 25 per cent in urban areas as compared to 25 per cent and 15 per cent respectively for general category. The maximum cost of project is Rs 25 lakh in the manufacturing sector and Rs 10 lakh in the service sector.

State-wise number of projects setup by women entrepreneurs under PMEGP during last three years and current year are:-

State-wise number of projects setup by women enterprises under PMEGP

Sr. No.

State/UT

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

(up to 30.11.2014)

1.

UT Chandigarh

16

21

16

9

2.

Delhi

57

35

47

10

3.

Haryana

110

169

164

0

4.

Himachal Pradesh

186

240

334

89

5.

Jammu & Kashmir

378

209

533

102

6.

Punjab

232

165

220

208

7.

Rajasthan

463

531

256

165

8.

A. & N. Islands

21

37

51

0

9.

Bihar

991

638

632

0

10.

Jharkhand

283

320

406

81

11.

Orissa

539

883

529

145

12.

West Bengal

1981

1483

735

0

13.

Andhra Pradesh

739

805

629

24

14.

Telangana

0

0

0

20

15.

Karnataka

469

270

629

179

16.

Kerala

494

762

619

244

17.

Lakshadweep

4

0

0

0

18.

Pondicherry

32

28

9

0

19.

Tamil Nadu

1142

573

990

246

20.

Goa

51

15

39

0

21.

Gujarat *

552

285

411

212

22.

Maharashtra **

823

980

635

8

23.

Chattisgarh

340

412

332

8

24.

Madhya Pradesh

563

804

612

96

25.

Uttarakhand

200

218

249

84

26.

Uttar Pradesh

1434

1076

1328

150

27.

Arunachal Pradesh

83

43

108

0

28.

Assam

1071

1541

1820

251

29.

Manipur

564

217

205

22

30.

Meghalaya

203

137

139

0

31.

Mizoram

145

233

361

0

32.

Nagaland

216

162

124

68

33.

Tripura

254

299

257

8

34.

Sikkim

26

21

29

0

Total

14299

13612

13448

2429

* including Daman & Diu

** including Dadra & Nagar Haveli

This information was given by the Minister of State, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Giriraj Singh in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha here today.

CCI Newswire

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