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Government of India
Ministry of Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises
08-December-2011 17:28 IST
Skill Development Programme
The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises organises Skill Development Programmes at all India level through the MSME Development Institutes, EDIs, KVIC, NSIC and Coir Board.

Skill Development Programmes organised by the these Institutions include Entrepreneurship Development Programme, Entrepreneurship Skill Development Programme, Management Development Programme and Business Skill Development Programme. These programmes are conducted at all India level including rural and backward areas and are organised for training of youth including the tribal people.

The allocation of funds for Skill Development & Training for 2011-12 for the Ministry of MSME is Rs.110.56 crore. Funds are not allocated State-wise or Cluster-wise.

This information was given by the Union Cabinet Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Virbhadra Singh in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.