Role of Rural Self Employment Training Institutes in Implementation of Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme
9 Pages Posted: 18 Jun 2021
Date Written: June 9, 2019
In the context of the need for promoting self-employment for the unemployed rural youth, particularly those below the poverty line the periodic skill up gradation and financial assistance is very essential to keep them ready to exploit the available entrepreneurial opportunities. PMEGP is the credit linked subsidy programme aimed at generating self employment opportunities through establishment of MSMEs. The present study aimed at assessing the role of RSETIs in implementation of PMEGP. The study is conducted at Canara Bank RSETI, Tholahunase, Davangere with 30 respondents. The study revealed that there is a significant improvement in management, marketing, financial management skills and knowledge about Government Schemes among the candidates after training. Majority of respondents felt there is a requirement of attending PMEGP training and they influenced others to attend it. Finally it is suggested to update the training modules on the basis of present requirements and to increase the more off the campus training programmes.
Keywords: PMEGP, RSETI, Skills
JEL Classification: G20, G21, G28
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