Insights of Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme; a source to fund your small business

By 2008, the Government of India actualized the Prime Minister’s Rojgar Yojana (PMRY) and Rural Employment Generation Program (REGP) to raise employment by building up smaller scale ventures. The two plans were consolidated and named the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Program (PMEGP).

The PMEGP plan is a credit-connected endowment program planned for producing independent work openings by following a methodology like PMRY and REGP; this focal division plan hopes to enable individuals to build up their own business and make employments.


Here are all the insights about PMEGP and how business people/independent companies can profit its advantages.

Increasingly about PMEGP:

Through setting up private companies, the plan means to produce a constant flow of work openings in different territories of the nation. Another goal is encouraging budgetary organizations to loan more to the small scale part.

PMEGP is regulated by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MoMSME) and actualized by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), which capacities as the nodal office at the national level. At the state level, PMEGP is executed through State KVIC Directorates, State Khadi and Village Industries Boards (KVIBs), District Industries Centers (DICs) and banks.

Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for MSME, as of late displayed information uncovering that PMEGP made 5.87 lakh smaller scale undertaking occupations in 2018-19, against the objective of 5.79 lakh employments.

The most occupations were made in Jammu and Kashmir (60,232), Maharashtra (45,136), Uttar Pradesh (41,944), and Tamil Nadu (41,480).

Gadkari included that under PMEGP, the work created during the years 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2017-18 was 3.58 lakh, 3.23 lakh, 4.08 lakh, and 3.87 lakh, individually.

A second portion of budgetary help has additionally been permitted under the plan for extension/updating existing PMEGP/MUDRA units. The money related help gave is to the tune of upto Rs 1 crore for assembling units, and upto Rs 25 lakh for administration units. There is additionally a sponsorship of 15 percent for non-NER (North Eastern Region) and 20 percent for NER and uneven states.

Qualification and pace of sponsorship:

Any person over 18 years old, can benefit the plan. Further, the individual ought to be in any event an eighth standard go for undertakings costing above Rs 10 lakh in the assembling segment or more Rs 5 lakh in the business/administration segment.

Further, the venture ought to be new, and self improvement gatherings (counting those having a place with BPL given that they have not profited benefits under some other plan), organizations enlisted under Societies Registration Act of 1860, generation co-usable social orders, and altruistic trusts are likewise qualified.

Existing Units (under PMRY, REGP or some other plan of Government of India or State Government) and the units that have just benefited endowment under some other plan of Government of India or State Government are not qualified.

The greatest expense of the venture/unit allowable in the assembling division is Rs 25 lakh and in the business/administration area, it is Rs 10 lakh.

The pace of endowment (in level of task cost) by and large classification is 15 percent in urban regions and 25 percent in rustic territories. In extraordinary classifications, for example, SC/ST/OBC/minorities/ladies, ex-servicemen, physically impeded, NER, slope, and fringe territories, the rate is 25 percent in urban zones and 35 percent in country zones.

The parity measure of the all out venture cost is given by banks as term advance and working capital.

The most effective method to apply

The State/Divisional Directors of KVIC, in counsel with KVIB and Director of Industries of particular states (for DICs) give notices locally through print and electronic media welcoming applications alongside venture recommendations from imminent recipients envious of setting up the undertaking/beginning of administration units under PMEGP.

The recipients can likewise present their application online at and take the printout of the application and submit it to the separate workplaces alongside an itemized undertaking report and other required archives.

Whom to contact:

State Director, KVIC

Address accessible at
Dy. Chief (PMEGP), KVIC, Mumbai
Ph: 022-26711017
Email: [email protected]