Setting out Policy Objectives
Self employment programme is one of the sectors where strong focus is needed. This sector has immense potential to create employment through small investment in ventures that would lead to income generation using local resources.
Prime Ministers Rojgar Yojana (PMRY), Rural Employment Generation (REGP) Scheme and Swabalamban would continue as main avenues for financial assistance on easy terms and in diversified fields like service and business sector in addition to micro and small enterprises.
Loan portfolio under the schemes would be diversified through innovative projects and services in emerging sectors like tourism, hospitality, retail, nursing, construction.
Awareness camps would be conducted at various levels to create consciousness about scopes and opportunities of self-employment.