A person of enormous social commitment, whose distinguished contributions are strongly spread over both the corporate as well as NGO sectors. Providing business leadership in Western India on a diverse range of corporate matters such as petroleum and ports.
Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) has been announced on 15th August,2008 and launched in place of REGP Scheme. PMEGP is a credit-linked subsidy programme launched by Ministry of MSME in 2008-09 for creation of employment in both rural and urban area of the country.
SFURTI is a Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries Ministry of MSME has launched this scheme in the year 2005 with the view to promote Cluster development. KVIC is the nodal Agency for promotion of Cluster development for Khadi as well as for V.I. products.
Village Industry any industry located in a rural area producing goods or renders service in which per head investment of an artisan or worker does not exceed Rs. 1.00 Lakhs in plain area and Rs. 1.5 Lakhs in Hilly Area
KHADI……..a fabric that breaths “Warm in Winter, Cool in Summer” Khadi is a handspun and hand woven cloth which acquired patriotic status during Indian freedom struggle and it gave a “SWADESHI SPIRIT”.
MDA is promotion assistance for development of Khadi. MDA is paid at 20% on Production. Out of the MDA, paid to the institution 25% goes to Artisans as direct incentive, 30% to institution for production and 45% for marketing.
Interest Subsidy Eligibility Certificate Scheme is applicable for all registered institutions of KVIC or KVIB for strengthening of production of Khadi & V.I. Under this scheme, bank loan at concessional rate of 4% interest p.a. can be availed by institutions.
The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed the loan agreement for the $150 million for Khadi Reform and Development Program (KRDP) on 22nd December 2009 in New Delhi.
Recently, "Digital KVIC" has been launched by Direcrorate of IT, wherein every Directorate/Field Offices have been given access by providing user name and password to all concerned Officers.
KVIC is imparting Skilled Development training to youths. Creating entrepreneurs and creation of self employment opportunities are the central objectives of skill development training.