Guidelines to Support Artisans in Beekeeping & Pottery Activities released

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  • October 1, 2020
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Guidelines to Support Artisans in Beekeeping & Pottery Activities released

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Industries

In news

  • The Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises, MSME, has announced new guidelines to support artisans in Beekeeping and Pottery activity.

Beekeeping guidelines

  • Government will provide assistance with Bee boxes and Tool kits. 
  • Under this scheme, Bee boxes will also be distributed to Migrant workers in Prime Minister Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan districts.
  • A five-day beekeeping training will also be provided.
  • Objective: (1) To create sustainable employment; (2) To create awareness about Honey and other Hive Products etc.
  • During 2020-21, the scheme proposes to cover a total of 2,050 Beekeepers, Entrepreneurs, Farmers, Unemployed Youth, Adivasis.
  • Additional amount of 50 crore rupees has also been kept for developing Beekeeping honey clusters under the ‘SFURTI‘ scheme of the Ministry.

Pottery Guidelines

  • Government will provide assistance with pottery wheel, Clay Blunger, Granulator etc.
  • It will also provide Wheel Pottery Training for traditional pottery artisans and Press Pottery training for pottery as well as non-pottery artisans in Self- Help Groups.
  • Jigger-Jolly training programme shall also be provided.
  • A total of 6,075 Traditional and others non-traditional pottery artisans, Rural Unemployed youth, Migrant Labourers will get benefited.

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