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NEWS IMPULSE – LIVELIHOOD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME | 18 DECEMBER

Syllabus section: Economy

Why in news?

Inauguration of Livelihood Enterprise Development Programme on Bakery & Food Processing.

About:

• It envisages conduct of livelihood promotion programmes in clusters.

• There is provision for intensive training for skill building, refresher training, backward-forward linkages and handholding & escort supports.

• It also encompasses the complete value chain and offers end-to-end solution to the SHG members.

• It is to be implemented on a project basis covering 15 to 30 SHGs in a cluster of contiguous villages where from SHG members may be selected.

• The skill upgradation training is provided in batches of 25-30 members and covers agri & allied activities as well as rural off-farm sector activities.

• LEDP will not only facilitate promotion of sustainable livelihoods but also derive full advantage from promotional assistance.

• NABARD will provide grant support for skill upgradation programmes, establishment of demonstration unit and need based critical infrastructure.

 

Source :  PIB

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