President Ram Nath Kovind will launch Solar Charkha Mission on 27th of this month which will entail a subsidy of 550 crore rupees in the initial two years for 50 clusters.
Briefing media in New Delhi on achievements of his ministry in the last four years, Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh said the Solar Charkha Mission is aimed at linking five crore women and self help groups to the initiative.
MSME is playing a big role in empowerment of people and created a large number of employments in the country, the Minister said.
His ministry has provided training to over 15 lakh people over the past four years through its various initiatives, Singh informed.
Singh said, 15 new technology centres will be set up and out of these, ten will be made operational this year. The Minister said, these centres will provide technological support to small industries.
Source: AIR News