Awareness campaign & SCDLTFC meeting on PMEGP at Campbell Bay

Port Blair, Jan 9: In order to implement the Prime Ministers Employment Generation Programme at the rural areas of the territory, the A&N Islands Khadi & Village Industries Board will be organizing awareness campaign-cum-peoples education programme on PMEGP, GoI LANIDS, Start-up and other Govt. sponsored self-employment schemes in association with the Directorate of Industries, AH&VS, Agriculture, Fisheries, NYKS, MSME-DI, Banks & PRIs / Tribal Council at Campbell Bay. The tentative venue, date and time of the programme is as under:


  1. Joginder Nagar, Campbell Bay Jan 10, 2020 at 6 pm
  2. Community Hall, Rajiv Nagar, Campbell Bay Jan 11, 2020 at 10 am
  3. Recreation Hall, Kamal Basti, Campbell Bay Jan 11, 2020 at 4 pm


The main objective of the programme is to disseminate information to the participants about the role of A&NI KVIB and other like-minded agencies towards rural industrialization through setting up of micro-enterprises duly availed finance under PMEGP and other Govt. sponsored schemes. The awareness programme will be followed by extension of consultancy services to the interested entrepreneurs such as preparation of project profile, documentation, online submission of loan applications and other consultancy services under PMEGP scheme by the Rural ICS Cell of the A&NI KVIB on the spot.


All the loan applications which will be received online/manually under PMEGP scheme through these programmes will be placed before the Sub-Committee to the District Level Task Force Committee for processing and recommending the deserving cases to the concerned banks for extending finance under the captioned scheme.


All the unemployed / underemployed youths who intend to setup their self employment ventures under manufacturing / service sector duly availing finance under PMEGP scheme have been advised to attend the awareness campaign as per the venue, date & time specified above along with a copy of passport size photograph, copies of local certificate / islander identity card, aadhaar card, educational qualification / training certificates, if any etc. for submission of application under the scheme, a communication from Executive Officer, A&NI KVIB said here.


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