Entrepreneurship Development Programmes are being organized regularly to nurture the talent of youth by enlightening them on various aspects of industrial activity required for setting up MSEs. These EDPs are generally conducted in ITIs , Polytechnics and other technical institutions, where skill is available to motivate them towards self-employment.

20 % of the total targets of EDPs are conducted exclusively for weaker sections of the society i.e. (SC/ST/women and PH) with a stipend of Rs.500/- per month per candidate under the Promotional Package for (Micro, Small Enterprises) MSEs. No fee is charged from the SC,ST, women and PH candidates under these programmes.

The course contents of such Entrepreneurship Development Programmes are designed to provide useful information on product/process design, manufacturing practices involved, testing and quality control, selection and usage of appropriate machinery and equipments, project profile preparation, marketing avenues/techniques, product/service pricing, export opportunities, infrastructure facilities available, financial and financial institutions, cash flow, etc.

Agency These training programmes are conducted by Ministry of MSME-DIs.
Duration 2 weeks
Minimum intake capacity 20
Training fee (Minimum) (1) Rs.100/-for general candidates .
(2) No fees for SC / ST and 50% fee from women and Physically Handicapped.
Training cost Rs.20,000/-
Age 18 Years and above.
Qualification As decided by the Director of the institute.
Honorarium to guest speakers Rs.500/-for a session of 1hour and 30 minutes .