A self-employment workshop was organized in Mumbra on 24th February, 2013 by Jamat e Islami Hind (JIH) Mumbra in collaboration with Al – Aqsa Education and Welfare Trust, Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) and National Small Industry Centre (NSIC). As unemployment is grave issue that needs serious address worldwide especially in India, this was an effort to increase the awareness about various governmental schemes that promote self-employment. Ignorance about these schemes is a major hurdle in the way of people opting for self-employment which they waste their precious years of life in a vain search for job.
After the inaugural speech by SaifAsre of JIH Kausa, Mumbra incharge of social servicse department who pointed out the gravity of the problem of unemployment and JIH’s resolution for its eradication and what steps are taken in this regards.
N. U. Khan, (Asst. Director, Micro Small Medium Enterprise – Directorate of Industries, Mumbai), introduced MSME and various schemes provides by them. Going into minutes of various schemes N. U. Khan got interaction with the audience and besides introducing the schemes, he also clarified their doubts and answered their questions in this regards.
Mr. Anand Malwade (Project Manager, Maharashtra Centre for Entrepreneurs Development, Thane), in his speech about entrepreneurship as good that everyone can do business it properly trained. This training is provided through MCED for free of cost. Under some schemes even some stipend is given during training. Special training programs for women is also provided by MCED. Such training includes, Mobile repairing, Bike repairing, Car repairing, Fashion designing, tailoring, typing, etc.
Abhishek from NSIC(Dy. Manager, National Small Industry Centre, Thane), introduced NSIC that it help those entrepreneurs who has already started their business but want to improve can be helped by NSIC. He elaborated upon Raw Material Assistance schemes by NSIC.
The program ended with concluding words of Zafar Ansari, Chairman Al-Aqsa Education & Welfare Trust and President of Jamat e Islami Hind, Mumbra.
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