Ministry of MSME has launched a Special Entrepreneurship Promotion Drive for Women named –“SAMARTH”.
Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises has launched a Special Entrepreneurship Promotion Drive for Women named –“SAMARTH”. The drive was launched by Union Minister for MSME, Shri Narayan Rane along with Minister of State for MSME, Shri Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma in New Delhi.
The objective of SAMARTH:
To provide Skill Development and Market Development Assistance to women and to train more than 7500 women candidates from rural and sub-urban areas in the FY 2022-23.
Under the Samarth initiative of the Ministry, the following benefits will be available to aspiring and existing women entrepreneurs:
- 20% of Seats in free Skill Development Programs organized under skill development schemes of the Ministry will be allocated to 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 Ministry will be dedicated to women-owned MSMEs.
- 20% Discount on the annual processing fee on NSIC’s Commercial Schemes Special Drive for registration of women-owned MSMEs under Udyam Registration.