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New Technology Centres in the country



New Technology Centres in the country


The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) is running 18 Technology Centres (10 Tool Rooms and 8 Technology Development Centres) to provide technological support to the micro, small and medium industries in the Country.  The State-wise details of 18 existing Technology Centres are given is below:


S. No.
State
Name of Technology Centre
1.
Assam
Tool Room and Training Centre, Guwahati
2.
Gujarat
Indo German Tool Room, Ahmedabad
3.
Jharkhand
Indo Danish Tool Room, Jamshedpur
4.
Madhya Pradesh
Indo German Tool Room, Indore
5.
Maharashtra
Indo German Tool Room, Aurangabad
6.
Institute for Design of Electrical Measuring Instruments, Mumbai
7.
Odisha
Central Tool Room and Training Centre, Bhubaneswar
8.
Punjab
Central Tool Room, Ludhiana
9.
Central Institute of Hand Tools, Jalandhar
10.
Telangana
Central Institute of Tool Design, Hyderabad
11
Tamilnadu
Central Footwear Training Institute, Chennai
12
Uttar Pradesh
Fragrance and Flavour Development Centre, Kannauj
13
Centre for the Development of Glass Industry, Firozabad
14
Process and Product Development Centre, Agra
15
Process cum  Product Development Centre, Meerut
16
Central Footwear Training Institute, Agra
17
Uttarakhand
Electronics Service and Training Centre, Ramnagar
18
West Bengal
Central Tool Room & Training Centre, Kolkata

The Ministry of MSME have been implementing Technology Centre Systems Programme, under which 15 new Technology Centres are to be established in the Country.

For selection of places for new Centres, preference has been given to States, in which there is no MSME-Technology Centre at present.  The remaining places have been identified on need basis and response from State Governments. The Technology Centres are going to be set up during the implementation period of six years commencing January 2015.  A statement showing the details of proposed 15 new Technology Centres is:

State-wise details of proposed 15 New Technology Centres
S. No.
States
Locations
1.
Andhra Pradesh
Pudi , District Visakhapatnam
2.
Arunachal Pradesh
Itanagar
3.
Chhattisgarh
Borai, District Durg
4.
Haryana
Rohtak
5.
Himachal Pradesh
Baddi, District Solan
6.
Jammu & Kashmir
Ghatti, District Kathua
7.
Karnataka
Bengaluru
8
Kerala
Angamaly, Ernakulum
9
Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal
10.
Manipur
Imphal
11
Puducherry
Puducherry
12.
Rajasthan
Bhiwadi, District Alwar
13.
Uttar Pradesh
Greater Noida,
District Gautam Budh Nagar
14.
NTC Mill, Kanpur
15.
Uttrakhand
Sitarganj,
District Udham Singh Nagar

This information was given by the Minister of State, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Giriraj Singh in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha here today.

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Employment generation in country


The Ministry is implementing the scheme of Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) for employment generation in the micro sector.  PMEGP, a credit linked subsidy scheme of Government of India, for setting up of new micro-enterprises to generate employment opportunities in the country through Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), State Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB)  and District Industries Centre (DIC) in rural and urban areas. 

The scheme was introduced in 2008-09 and up to January 2016, 3.50 lakh micro units have been set up by utilizing margin money amounting to Rs.7004.40 crore.  The total loans disbursed would be around Rs.28,000 crore (MM subsidy corresponds to average of 25% of the project cost).  29.82 lakh jobs have been created from these units.  During the current FY 2015-16, an allocation of Rs.1265.68 crore is available, which will be utilized for setting up of about 60,000 micro units providing employment to about 4.5 lakh persons. Upto 31.01.2016, Rs. 657.84 crore margin money has been utilized for setting up of 29,174 projects and providing employment to 2.11 lakh persons. 

State-wise targets fixed and achievement thereon under PMEGP scheme for employment generation in KVI sector from 2013-14 and 2014-15 is given below:

State/UT-wise details of Target and Achievement in respect of
Employment Generation under PMEGP for the years 2013-14 & 2014-15
Sl. No.
State/UT
2013-14
2014-15
Target
Achievement
Target
Achievement
1
Jammu & Kashmir
20920
12301
20648
11025
2
Himachal Pradesh
11848
5188
11664
6352
3
Punjab
18816
7629
18692
6438
4
Chandigarh (UT)
1664
385
1592
160
5
Haryana
19640
5866
19408
7024
6
Delhi
7944
1136
7880
1584
7
Rajasthan
35936
13471
35160
15002
8
Uttarakhand
13096
7335
12864
7889
9
Uttar Pradesh
85096
44044
82784
48604
10
Chhattisgarh
22112
6106
21488
5821
11
Madhya Pradesh
54672
19442
53472
21896
12
Sikkim
3984
255
3800
54
13
Arunachal Pradesh
13872
6570
13616
2871
14
Nagaland
11360
4373
10768
2407
15
Manipur
9984
5277
9328
829
16
Mizoram
7744
5050
7432
6736
17
Tripura
6440
9074
5680
6333
18
Meghalaya
8280
1386
7656
3680
19
Assam
36456
29332
32984
15535
20
Bihar
51040
20013
49352
9240
21
West Bengal
26368
24189
25392
24646
22
Jharkhand
29096
13062
28288
8495
23
Odisha
36088
16653
35096
10211
24
A & N Islands
3752
654
3640
790
25
Gujarat (*)
29072
14777
28520
18107
26
Maharashtra(**)
41248
20183
40216
28311
27
Goa
2824
412
2728
406
28
Andhra Pradesh
29104
18200
16192
12220
29
Telangana
0
0
12040
6604
30
Karnataka
30512
25752
29984
21825
31
Lakshadweep
3584
8
3360
93
32
Kerala
14912
11507
14608
9738
33
Tamil Nadu
33096
29107
32480
36190
34
Puducherry
4816
170
4680
386
GRAND TOTAL
725376
378907
703492
357502

* including Daman&diu       ** including Dadra & N. Haveli

In addition to PMEGP, Ministry is implementing a large number of schemes which generate direct and indirect employment.  The Ministry through KVIC and Coir Board is generating employment by implementing the schemes of Market Development Assistance (MDA), Interest Subsidy Eligibility Certificate (ISEC) scheme, Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI), Coir Udyami Yojana, Development of Production Infrastructure, Skill Upgradation Programmes, Mahila Coir Yojana, establishment of Livelihood Incubation Centres, etc. throughout the country.

Ministry through National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) offers industry oriented, demand driven skill development training programmes through its Technical Centres and facilitates the trainees in employment through placement cells located at its Centres.  Entrepreneurship development training programme are also conducted at NSIC Incubation centres to create self-employment opportunities for the unemployed people.

Total number of Trainees passed from National Small Industries Corporation is as under:

Year
Trainees passed (Nos.)
2013-14
19353
2014-15
21860

26 Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI) clusters under Khadi, Village Industries & Coir categories have been granted final approval with a total project cost of Rs.72 crore benefiting around 25000 artisans. Assistance under SFURTI would be Rs.54.22 crore.  During the year 2015-16 (upto 31.01.2016) funds of Rs.20.75 crore has been released.

Employment targets fixed and achievement (cumulative) of Coir Board are as under:

Year
Target (in lakhs)
Achievement (in lakhs)
2013-14
7.50
7.14
2014-15
7.50
7.18
No State-wise targets are fixed under Coir Board.

Under the Assistance to Training Institutions Scheme, targets are annually fixed for conducting training programmes for Entrepreneurship-cum-Skill Development Programmes (ESDPs)/Entrepreneurship Development Programmes (EDPs). The ESPDs/EDPs are aimed at generation of Wage-employment and Self-employment. However, no targets are fixed for generation of employment under the Scheme. During the period FY: 2014-15 and FY: 2015-16 (as on 31.01.2016), 23057 number of trainees were able to get Wage-Employment and 12454 number of trainees were able to get Self-Employment.

This information was given by the Minister of State, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Giriraj Singh in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha here today.


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