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Programmes To Promote Women Entrepreneurship

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  • March 10, 2021
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Programmes To Promote Women Entrepreneurship

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Policies and Governance & GS – III – Entrepreneurship

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  • Several schemes have been launched by the Indian Government to promote Women Entrepreneurship. Some of them have been discussed below.

Pradhan Mantri YUVA (PM YUVA) Yojana

  • Ministry: The Ministry of Skill Development 
  • Objective: Creating an enabling ecosystem through entrepreneurship education, training, advocacy and easy access to entrepreneurship network.

‘Economic Empowerment of Women Entrepreneurs and Startups by Women’ 

  • Ministry: Ministry of Skill Development in collaboration with Deutsche Gesellschaftfür Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Germany.

Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)

  • Ministry: Ministry of MSME 
  • It has the target to generate self-employment opportunities through establishment of micro enterprises for non-farm sector.

Rural Self Employment Training Institutes (RSETIs) 

  • Ministry: Ministry of Rural Development 
  • It is Skill development program
  • It involves enabling a trainee to take Bank credit and start his/her own Micro-enterprise.

Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM)

  • Ministry: Ministry of Rural Development 
  • Aim: Eliminating rural poverty through promotion of multiple livelihoods for each rural poor household.

Start-up Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP) 

  • Under this Sub-scheme of DAY-NRLM, a total of 194,144 enterprises have been set-up up to 31st January, 2021.

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