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[pib] Grameen Udyami Scheme


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Prelims level : Grameen Udyami Scheme

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The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship the felicitation program of 200 tribal women under the Grameen Udyami Scheme.

Grameen Udyami Scheme

  • It was launched to augment skill training in tribal communities for their inclusive and sustainable growth.
  • It is a unique multiskilling project, funded by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) that aims to train tribal students in select states.
  • It is implemented under Sansadiya Parisankul Yojana.
  • Under the program, 49 ST clusters in 15 states of India have been selected by 40 tribal MPs of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
  • Under their leadership, the scheme in respective clusters is being implemented.
  • One development associate is appointed by the MPs in each cluster.

Stated objectives

  • Increase in Rural/Local Economy
  • Enhance employment opportunities
  • Reduce forced migration due to lack of local opportunities
  • Conservation of natural resources

Scope of the project

  • The project is being implemented in six states – Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Gujarat.


  • Transportation, boarding & lodging during the learning period is provided to candidates
  • The training under the project will be conducted in the job roles which are relevant to the local economy.


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