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Inauguration of Rashtriya Udyamita Vikas Pariyojana: Empowering PM SVANidhi Beneficiaries

Union Minister of Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the Rashtriya Udyamita Vikas Pariyojana in Sambalpur, Odisha. The initiative, launched virtually across 9 cities, aims to empower beneficiaries of the PM SVANidhi scheme nationwide.

Objectives of Rashtriya Udyamita Vikas Pariyojana

  1. Entrepreneurship Training: Provide comprehensive entrepreneurship training to create job providers instead of job seekers.
  2. Reskilling and Upskilling: Adapt individuals to the evolving job market by enhancing competitiveness and adaptability.
  3. Duration and Methodology: Offer a 22-week training program combining theoretical knowledge with practical exposure through offline, online, and hybrid modes.
  4. Certification: Award certificates upon completion to enhance the course’s credibility and value.

Partnership with Flipkart

  • Government of India partnered with Flipkart to skill street vendors and small shopkeepers.
  • Pilot program to provide training and stipends to street vendors in 10 major cities.

Implementation Strategy

  • Initial implementation through 20 Centres of NIESBUD, Noida, and 10 Centres of IIE, Guwahati.
  • Leverage existing pool of trainers and mentors from NIESBUD, IIE, and other institutions.
  • Focus on ensuring 40% participation by women.
  • Robust monitoring mechanism to track progress and ensure adherence to quality standards.

Achievements in Skill Development

  • Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, NIESBUD, and IIE collectively trained over 17 lakh individuals in entrepreneurship development programs.

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