Small and Medium Enterprises through Khadi and Village Industries Commission in Implementing the Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme



Small and Medium Enterprises through Khadi and Village Industries Commission in Implementing the Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme

SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIES 

(a) to (c)  A statement is laid on the Table of the House.
SMALL+SCALE+INDUSTRIES
STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (a) TO (c) OF LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION No. 117 FOR ANSWERON 11.02.2019 

(a)&(b)  Government in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises through Khadi and Village Industries Commission(KVIC) is implementing the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), a major credit-linked subsidy scheme since 2008-09, to set up micro enterprises and to generate employment in rural and urban areas of the country. The maximum cost of the project under PMEGP scheme is Rs.25.00 lakhs for manufacturing sector units and Rs.10.00 lakhs for units under service sector. Under the scheme, women entrepreneurs are covered under Special Category and are entitled to 25% and 35% subsidies for the project set up in urban and rural areas respectively. For women beneficiaries, own contribution is only 5% of the project cost while for general category it is 10%. About 30% projects have been setup by women out of total projects set up under PMEGP. The State-wise projects set up by women so far is placed at Annexure-I. 

(c)  Ministry of MSME, through KVIC, implements following schemes for rural women so as to improve their social and economic conditions, including those living below the poverty line in the country: 

1) Khadi Programme: For the development and promotion of Khadi Programme, KVIC implements following Schemes with the support of 34 State/UT Khadi and Village Industries Boards (KVIBs), and 2518 Khadi Institutions are providing employment to4.65 lakh persons (cumulative) out of which more than 80% artisans are women. Share of participation of women under Khadi Programme is placed at Annexure-II: 
  • i) Market Promotion and Development Assistance (MPDA). 
  • ii) Interest Subsidy Eligibility Certificate (ISEC) 
  • iii) AamAdmiBimaYojana (erstwhile Jana Shree BimaYojana) 
  • iv) Artisans Welfare Fund Trust (AWFT) 
  • v) Workshed Scheme for Khadi Artisans 
  • vi) Strengthening of Infrastructure of Existing Weak Khadi Institutions and Assistance for Marketing Infrastructure. 
2) Village Industries Programme is broadly classified under seven groups for the purpose of implementation of its programmes, which are as under: 
  • i) Agro Based and Food Processing Industry (ABFPI) 
  • ii) Forest Based Industry (FBI) 
  • iii) Hand Made Paper and Fibre Industry (HMPFI) 
  • iv) Mineral Based Industry (MBI) 
  • v) Polymer and Chemical Based Industry (PCBI) 
  • vi) Rural Engineering and Bio-Technology Industry (REBT) 
  • vii) Service & Textile Industry 
3) Mission Solar Charkha has been launched by the Ministry to provide employment opportunities to women in rural India. The scheme provides setting up ‘Solar Charkha Clusters’, in a focal village, whereby artisans from surrounding villages in a radius of 8 to 10 kilometres can be benefitted through training and production of fabric out of solar charkhas. 

4) Khadi Reform and Development Programme (KRDP) aims to revitalize the khadi sector with enhanced sustainability of khadi, increased incomes and employment for spinners and weavers, increased artisans’ welfare and to achieve synergy with village industries. ‘Khadi Reform Package’ envisages reform support in the following areas: (i) Artisan Earnings and Empowerment, (ii) Direct Reform Assistance to 400 Khadi Institutions & (iii) Implementation of a well-knit Management Information System (MIS). 

5) Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI) has been under implementation since 2005-06 for making Traditional Industries more productive and competitive by organizing the Traditional Industries and artisans into clusters. The Scheme envisages providing need-based assistance for replacement of production equipment, setting up of common facility centres (CFC), product development, quality improvement, improved marketing, training and capacity building etc. The scheme was modified as revamped SFURTI scheme during 2016-17. 

6) Capacity Building (CB): KVIC conducts training programmes through 40 departmental and non-departmental training centres. These training centres impart need-based training under various disciplines viz. Soap and Detergent making, Food Items, Bakery Products, Ready Made Garments, Beekeeping, Agarbatti making, candle making, motor winding etc. 

7) Science & Technology: Research and Development (R&D) is a vital input for stepping up productivity by bringing improvement in equipment and manufacturing techniques of the craftsman. KVIC continues to increase the productivity and earnings of artisans and make the production process more artisan-friendly by reducing drudgery in their work. Various advance technologies have been developed under Research & Development schemes of KVIC, which bring a significant difference in the quality, productivity and packaging of the products manufactured by the rural industries sector. 

Annexure-I 
Annexure-I referred to in reply to part (a)&(b) of the Lok Sabha Starred Question No. 117 for answer on 11.02.2019 

Number of projects set up by the women entrepreneurs under PMEGP Scheme since inception i.e. from 2008-09 to 2018-19 (upto 23.01.2019)

Sl. No. State/UT
Women Entrepreneurs under PMEGP
1
Jammu & Kashmir
6586
2
Himachal Pradesh
2542
3
Punjab
3182
4
Chandigarh
132
5
Haryana
2234
6
Delhi
413
7
Rajasthan
3887
8
Uttarakhand
2767
9
Uttar Pradesh
12790
10
Chhattisgarh
3252
11
Madhya Pradesh
5280
12
Sikkim
196
13
Arunachal Pradesh
788
14
Nagaland
2019
15
Manipur
1912
16
Mizoram
2321
17
Tripura
2053
18
Meghalaya
1269
19
Assam
10738
20
Bihar
5264
21
West Bengal
11496
22
Jharkhand
2525
23
Odisha
6846
24
A & N Islands
348
25
Gujarat
5941
26
Maharashtra
9685
27
Goa
326
28
Andhra Pradesh
6933
29
Telangana
1342
30
Karnataka
5302
31
Lakshadweep
45
32
Kerala
6066
33
Tamil Nadu
11732
34
Puducherry
304
TOTAL
138516

Annexure-II
Annexure-II referred to in reply to part (c) of the Lok Sabha Starred Question No. 117 for answer on 11.02.2019

Number of projects set up by Women Entrepreneurs and Margin Money (MM) disbursed during 2016-17 and 2017-18
Sl.
No.
State/UT
2016-17
2017-18
No. of Projects set up
MM subsidy disbursed (Rs. in lakh)
No. of Projects set up
MM subsidy disbursed (Rs. in lakh)
1
Jammu & Kashmir
476
634.15
1188
1718.41
2
Himachal Pradesh
198
422.73
303
765.23
3
Punjab
454
1316.11
580
1861.72
4
Chandigarh
14
25.07
18
32.58
5
Haryana
283
662.57
422
958.11
6
Delhi
40
58.51
43
57.16
7
Rajasthan
314
1250.10
337
1332.04
8
Uttarakhand
296
528.92
327
676.04
9
Uttar Pradesh
1387
5030.05
1492
5417.78
10 Chhattisgarh
319
977.37
327
959.80
11 Madhya Pradesh
512
2100.23
518
2645.46
12 Sikkim
11
11.16
15
19.35
13 Arunachal Pradesh
104
138.50
86
121.22
14 Nagaland
334
626.72
427
1178.34
15 Manipur
223
581.75
237
473.38
16 Mizoram
128
217.30
134
133.83
17 Tripura
452
734.81
261
393.52
18 Meghalaya
142
155.15
31
56.98
19 Assam
1484
1015.53
581
528.41
20 Bihar
915
2115.84
647
1778.56
21 West Bengal
802
1535.21
406
1144.53
22 Jharkhand
292
494.67
215
537.20
23 Odisha
942
2144.02
777
2095.83
24 A & N Islands
22
15.33
38
33.02
25 Gujarat
567
3905.07
1017
7785.33
26 Maharashtra
783
2233.86
1079
3153.11
27 Goa
37
95.36
19
43.08
28 Andhra Pradesh
294
2631.29
719
2761.31
29 Telangana
218
812.76
370
1534.84
30 Karnataka
816
2362.30
580
1853.93
31 Kerala
635
1112.50
525
960.76
32 Tamil Nadu
1248
2955.01
1929
3314.02
33 Puducherry
26
49.20
21
30.98
TOTAL 14768 38949.15 15669 46355.86



The above statement was submitted by Minister of Micro,Small and Medium Enterprises in reply of undermentioned Lok Sabha Question:-

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES 

LOK SABHA 
STARRED QUESTION NO. 117 
TO BE ANSWERED ON 11.02.2019 

SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIES 

117. SHRI RAVINDRA KUMAR PANDEY
       SHRI NISHIKANT DUBEY 

Will the Minister of MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES be pleased to state: 

  • (a) whether the Government has implemented any scheme for setting up Small Scale Industries under Khadi and Village Industries Commission for rural women so as to improve their social and economic conditions, especially those living below the poverty line in the country; 
  • (b) if so, the details thereof along with the present status of the said scheme; and 
  • (c) the other steps taken/being by the Government in this regard? 
ANSWER 

MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) FOR MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES 
(SHRI GIRIRAJ SINGH) 

As above

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