And collaborate with other agencies / organizations for mutually beneficial activities.
Entrepreneurship development is one of the key elements for promotion of micro and small enterprises, particularly, the first generation entrepreneurs.
This has been introduced the specific encouraging entrepreneurship amongst persons from economically and socially disadvantaged background who wish to promote their own enterprise, to generate income and lead a life of dignity. By providing the EDP to the people, it will generate the employment opportunity both in rural and urban areas anywhere in the country through the setting up of new self-employment ventures/ projects/ micro enterprises. It will give them the continuous and sustainable employment to the unemployed youth in the country and it will increase the wage earning and profit earning capacity among the people.
Now a days many of the people are doing business. Some of the people have interest in starting business, but they have no idea about what steps have to be taken for starting the business and how it to be run successfully. By providing the EDP to the people first realized their there is one Entrepreneur within their self also. The EDP classes motivate, encourage and provide support them to start on Enterprise and also help them to become an Employee/ Entrepreneur from unemployed person in any sector. The traits of the entrepreneur can be imbibed in the people by structured training, counselling, guidance and proper follow up/ monitoring.
The programme content includes class room training on essentials of entrepreneurship survey of the prevalent socio - economic scenario, identification of business opportunities, role and function as well as schemes of assistance offered by various constituents of the support system, preparation of a technically feasible and economically viable project report, Achievement Motivation Training and also the nuances of management of an enterprise. Sessions on technology and finance are also arranged, depending upon the nature of project selected.
IED movement come to throughout the state with a belief that successful entrepreneurs can be developed through well-conceived and well-directed activities.
Skills and knowledge are the driving forces of economic growth and social development of any country. They have become even more important given the increasing pace of globalization and technological changes provide both challenges that are taking place in the world. Countries with higher and better levels of skills adjust more effectively to the challenges and opportunities of globalization.
After the training pro-am IED will help them to Engage in Wage Employment or Self Employment activity. It will improve their Livelihood sustainability.
|SNO||NAME OF THE TRAINING PROGRAMME|
|03||Designing & Manufacturing of Children’s Garments|
|05||Catering and Restaurant Management|
|08||Health Care and Beauty care|
|09||Repair & Maintenance of Radio & TV|
|10||Repair & Maintenance of Mobile|
|17||Rexin Bags Production|
|19||Ornamental Fish Culture|
|20||Electrical Gadgets Repairing and Servicing|
|21||JCB Driver cum Mechanic|
|23||Coir Rope and Mats|
|28||Book Binding & Envelop Covers|
|35||Rubber Stamp Making|
|36||Sewing Machine Repairing|
|37||Soft Toys Making|
|38||Air Conditioner Repairing and Servicing|
|39||Sanitary Napkin Making|
"Business Correspondents (BCs) are helping in reaching the unbanked by acting like banks for people in remote areas". In remote villages many of the people cannot accessible the financial facilities and it does not reach the lives of poor.
"People mainly make deposits, withdrawals and remit money. The deposits can vary from Rs20, Rs50 to amounts in thousands. And the same goes with withdrawals. "Once we get the mandate from banks, BCs are appointed to go the districts and villages, create awareness about the need for banking and engage with potential customers, handle transactions, and sell financial products. "BCs are also involved with giving loans, making recoveries, micro-insurance, as well as with helping customers make deposits, withdrawals and provide many other supports." State Bank of India (SBI) approved IED as a circle level BC covering Tamilnadu.
Now the IED is running BC in both rural and urban areas in many districts with the aim of reach and making it availability affordability and accessibility of all the financial services to the unbanked areas.
Farmers' Clubs are grass root level informal forums. Farmers Clubs are organised by rural branches of banks with the support and financial assistance of NABARD for the mutual benefit of the banks concerned and rural people. NABARD approved IED as a channel partner to implementing the Farmer’s club and IED successfully run Many farmers clubs in various district with the concept of transmitting the latest agriculture techniques to the Farmers’ field, orienting them to establish better relationship with banks, adoption of latest post-harvest handling technology, value addition, etc. and enjoy the benefits of collective bargaining power both for procuring inputs and select their produce.
IED provide hand holding support to the farmers in the club and provide sustained livelihood to them by providing the capacity building trainings, and exposure visits to the scientific farming for their new technology implementation in their agricultural filed.
MICRO ENTREPRENURSHIP DEVELOPMENT (MEDP)
IED provides various skill training to the matured SHG members for starting Micro enterprises, like:
Soft toys making
Ornamental Fish culture, etc.
In MEDP training IED imparting skill training, EDPs, commercial intelligence, rapport building with customers and negotiation skills, purchasing and selection of raw materials and machineries, costing, pricing, competitors performance, marketing of products. IED also support them to tie – up with other enterprises.