Vishwakarma Yojana: The Modi government has brought the Vishwakarma Yojana to provide financial help to the workers, artisans, and craftsmen of the country. This scheme, costing Rs 13,000 crore, will benefit about.
Every person from poor to rich class needs sufficient capital to start his business. To promote entrepreneurship, the government keeps bringing schemes for the welfare of every class of person. In this series, the Modi government has brought Vishwakarma Yojana to provide financial help to the workers, artisans and craftsmen of the country. Prime Minister Modi had mentioned this scheme on the occasion of 77th Independence Day, which was approved by the Union Cabinet on 16 August.
The scheme, to cost Rs 13,000 crore for a period of 5 years, will benefit around 30 lakh families of traditional artisans and craftsmen including weavers, goldsmiths, blacksmiths, laundry workers and barbers. This scheme will be launched on the occasion of Vishwakarma Jayanti (September 17). Let us know in detail about PM Vishwakarma Yojana.
Objective of PM Vishwakarma Yojana
After the cabinet approved the scheme, Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said that blacksmiths, potters, masons, washermen, flower workers, fish net weavers, locksmiths and There are many classes related to skill work including sculptor. These sections have an important place in the rural economy and for the purpose of giving them economic power, the cabinet has approved the ‘PM Vishwakarma Yojana’.
Specification of the scheme Vishwakarma Yojana
In this plan, attention will be paid on how these sections get more skill development and get information about new types of equipment and designs. Under the PM Vishwakarma Yojana, all these categories of workers will also be helped in the purchase of equipment. Under this, there will be two types of skill development program in which the first will be ‘Basic’ and the second will be ‘Advanced’. Those doing this course will also get honorarium (stipend). The beneficiaries receiving skill training will be given an honorarium of Rs.500 per day.
Under this scheme, in the first phase, loans up to Rs. 1 lakh will be given, on which concessional interest (maximum 5 percent) will be payable. After settling the business, a concessional loan of Rs 2 lakh will be provided in the second phase. Apart from this, assistance of Rs 15,000 will be given to buy modern equipment, as well as encouragement and market support will be given to artisans in digital transactions. According to the official statement, under PM Vishwakarma Yojana, artisans and craftsmen will be given recognition by providing PM Vishwakarma certificate and identity card will also be given.
Which labor classes will get benefits?
Under the PM Vishwakarma scheme, 18 traditional workers have been placed in the first phase. These included carpenters, boat builders, blacksmiths, hammer and tool makers, goldsmiths, potters, stone workers, tanners, masons, carpets, broom and basket makers, washermen, tailors, fishing net makers, etc. Are.