PRIME MINISTER’S EMPLOYMENT GENERATION PROGRAMME (PMEGP)
Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) scheme was announced by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India on 15th August, 2008 in his address from Red Fort.
This is a Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme of Govt. of India formed by merging erstwhile Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP) and Prime Minister’s Rojgar Yojana (PMRY) scheme. It is a central sector scheme administered by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MoMSME).
Khadi & Village Industries Commission is the Nodal Agency at National Level and State KVIC (Khadi and Village Industries Commission) Directorates, State KVIB (Khadi and Village Industries Board) and DICC (District Industries & Commerce Centre) are implementing agencies at the State level.
AREA OF OPERATION
Rural Area:- Scheme to be implemented by KVIC including KVIB and DICC.
(‘Rural Area’ means the area comprised in any Village and includes the area comprised in any town, the population of which does not exceed twenty thousand or such other figure as the Central Government may specify from time to time). Urban Areas are under the purview of DICC only.
QUANTUM OF MARGIN MONEY SUBSIDY
Categories of beneficiaries under PMEGP
Beneficiary’s own contribution (of project cost)
Rate of Margin Money
Special (including SC/ST/OBC/ Minorities/ Women, Ex-Servicemen, Physically handicapped, NER, Hill and Border areas etc.)
E-TRACKING UNDER PMEGP
The AKVIB has been implementing the PMEGP Scheme since 1995. The achievements during the last 3 years are shown below:-
No. of project
Sanctioned by Bank
Released (In Lakh)
(Up to 31-03-2017)