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Ramanathapuram District Administration

District Industries Centre


Self Employment schemes

The following Schemes are being implemented in the State:-
I. Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)
II. Unemployed Youth Employment Generation Programme.(UYEGP)
III. New Entrepreneur-Cum- Enterprise Development Scheme (NEEDS)


Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme
Government of India has approved the introduction of a new credit linked subsidy programme called Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) by merging the two schemes that were in operation till 31.03.2008 namely Prime Minister’s Rojgar Yojana (PMRY) and Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP) for generation of employment opportunities through establishment of micro enterprises in rural as well as urban areas. PMEGP will be a central sector scheme to be administered by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MoMSME). The Scheme will be implemented by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), a statutory organization under the administrative control of the Ministry of MSME as the single nodal agency at the National level. At the State level, the Scheme will be implemented through State KVIC Directorates, State Khadi and Village Industries Boards (KVIBs) and District Industries Centres (DICs) and banks.
Type of Industries Coming under PMEGP Scheme in Ramnad District.
Manufacturing Activities

  • Coir Pith Block
  • Coir fiber and Coir products
  • Mineral water
  • Readymade manufacturing
  • Engineering activities(CNC, Lathe)
  • Mini Rice Mill, Flour Mill
  • Candle Manufacturing
  • Cement Hollow Block
  • Chamber Bricks, Country Bricks
  • Bakery Products

Service Activities
  • Computer Servicing
  • Xerox
  • Beauty Parlor
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Tailoring
  • Cable net work
  • Vessels hiring
  • Two wheeler servicing
  • Electrical Rewinding
  • Cycle repairing
For Financial Assitance and Eligibilty details, Visit http://dicrmd.in and http://www.msmeonline.tn.gov.in/



Unemployed Youth Employment Generation Programme.(UYEGP)
The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Department, Government of Tamil Nadu introduced the scheme “Unemployed Youth Employment Generation Programme (UYEGP)” which aims to mitigate the unemployment problems of socially and economically weaker section of the society, particularly among the educated and unemployed to become self employed by setting up Manufacturing / Service / Business enterprises by availing loan up to the maximum of Rs.5 Lakhs, Rs. 3 Lakhs and Rs. 1 Lakh respectively with subsidy assistance from the State Government up to 15% of the project cost from the year 2010-11 onwards.
For Financial Assitance and Eligibilty details, Visit http://dicrmd.in and http://www.msmeonline.tn.gov.in/


New Enterprise Cum Enterprise Development scheme
In accordance with the G.O Ms No 49 MSME Dept dated 29.10.2012, the educated youth will be given entrepreneur training, assisted to prepare their business plans and helped to tie up with financial institutions so as to set up new Manufacturing and Service ventures. The beneficiary must be a First Generation Entrepreneur.
For Financial Assitance and Eligibilty details, Visit http://dicrmd.in and http://www.msmeonline.tn.gov.in/

Page Last Updated on 22nd June 2017