Union Minister Narayan Rane launches “SAMARTH” for women entrepreneur

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On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2022, Union Minister for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Shri Narayan Rane, launched a Special Entrepreneurship Promotion Drive for Women -"SAMARTH" on 7th March 2022 at New Delhi.

  • The Scheme will provide Skill Development and Market Development Assistance to women and more than 7500 women candidates from rural and sub- urban areas in 2022-23.

  • The aim of the scheme is to provide them an opportunity to be self-reliant and independent by undertaking self-employment opportunities.

Under the Samarth initiative of the Ministry, following benefits will be available to aspiring and existing women entrepreneurs:

  • 20% Seats in free Skill Development Programs organised under skill development schemes of the Ministry will be allocated for Women. More than 7500 women will be benefitted.

  • 20% of MSME Business Delegations sent to domestic & international exhibitions under the schemes for Marketing Assistance implemented by the Ministry will be dedicated to women-owned MSMEs.

  • 20% Discount on annual processing fee on National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) Commercial Schemes.

  • Special Drive for registration of women-owned MSMEs under Udyam Registration.

For Understanding the concept of MSME kindly see our 26 February 2022 post

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