A) Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)

It is one of the largest sources for employment generation.

Implementing Agencies and Area:

KVIC and KVIB in rural area of the country and DICs in both rural and urban areas of the country.

Maximum Project Size:

Rs. 25.00 lakh for manufacturing sector and Rs. 10.00 lakh for service sector.

Educational Qualification:

Minimum Class-VIII pass for the project cost above Rs. 10.00 lakh under manufacturing sector and above Rs. 5.00 lakh project cost under service sector.

How to apply:

The scheme will be advertised through print and electronic media. The beneficiary have to submit online application ( along with project documents at nearest KVIC/KVIB/DIC/Bank offices.

Document required:

  1. Photo
  2. Educational Qualification Certificate.
  3. ST/SC certificate if the applicant is ST and SC.
  4. Rural Area Certificate.
  5. Adhaar Card or Pan Card
  6. Project Profile
Government Subsidy Level of under PMEGP Schemes
Categories of beneficiaries under PMEGP Owner’s contribution(of project cost) Rate of subsidy (of project cost)
Area (location of project/unit) Urban Rural
General Category 10% 15% 25%
Special category ( including SC/ST/OBC/Minorities/woman, Serviceman Physical handicapped, NER, Hill and Border Areas etc. 5% 25% 35%

The balance amount of the total project cost will be provided by the banks as term loan as well as working capital.

Eligibility conditions of beneficiaries

Any individual, above 18 years of age. The beneficiaries should posses at least VIII standard pass educational qualification and Self Help Group Account. The Institutions should be registered under Societies Registration Act 1860 and Charitable Trust.

B) North-East Industrial Development Scheme (NEIDS) 2017

Under the scheme, the following incentives shall be provided to new industrial units set up in the North Eastern State including Sikkim:

Particulars Incentives Details
Central Capital Investment Incentive for Access to credit (CCIIAC) 30% of the investment in Plant and Machinery with an upper limit of Rs.5 crore on the incentive amount per unit.
Central Interest Incentive (CII) 3% on working capital credit advanced by eligible Banks/Financial institutions for first 5 years from the date of commencement of commercial production by the unit.
Central Comprehensive Insurance Incentive (CCII) Reimbursement of 100% insurance premium on insurance of building and plant & Machinery for 5 years from the date of commencement of commercial production by the unit.
Goods and Service Tax (GST) Reimbursement up to the extent of Central Govt. share of CGST and IGST for 5 years from the date of commencement of commercial production by the unit.
Income- Tax (IT) Reimbursement Reimbursement of Centre’s share or income tax for first 5 years including the year of commencement of commercial production by the unit.
Transport Incentive (TI) 20% of the cost of transportation including the subsidy currently provided by Railways/Railway PSU for movement of finished goods by rail, 20% of cost of transportation for finished goods, for movement through Inland waterways Authority of India and 33% of cost of transportation of air freight on perishable goods ( as defined by IATA) from the airport nearest to place of production to any airport within the country.
Employment Incentive (EI) The Government shall pay 3.67% of the employer’s contribution to the employees Provident Fund (EPF) in addition to Government bearing 8.33% Employees pension Scheme (EPS) contribution of the employer in the PradhanMantriRojgarProtsahanYojana (PMRPY).

The overall cap for benefits under all components of incentives will be of Rs. 200 crores per unit. The newly introduced scheme shall promote industrialization in the States of the North Eastern Region and will boost employment anf income generation.

C) Livelihood Business Incubator (LBI)

Objectives of LBI:

To set up business incubators so that eligible youth can be adequately incubated various skills and be provided the opportunity to set up their Business enterprises; To impart entrepreneurship, and skill development training to youth; To provide mentoring and hand holding with facilitation for funding with View to empower them to set up own business enterprises. To promote new low- end technology/livelihood based enterprises.

The Department of Trade, Commerce & Industries, Government of Manipur has established Livelihood Business Incubator in District Industries Centre, Tamenglong and procured machinery for the following Trade under the financial assistance of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Govt. of India:

  1. Lemon Grass Distillation Plant installed at DIC Tamenglong  and Noney.
  2. Honey Processing Unit installed at Noney.
  3. Stevia Drier Machine installed at Noney.
  4. Dehydration Machine for Ginger and Turmeric installed at Noney and further to be Installed at Tamenglong.
  5. Mushroom Spawn Making Machine to be installed at Tamenglong.
  6. Tissue-culture to be installed at Tamenglong.

Due to lack of infrastructures, frequent training are required under the LBI Scheme and the Department is proposed to construct these LBI at suitable areas for which Department has requested the District administration to find out a suitable place and District Administration has agreed to provide 2(two) acre of land in the District Headquarters.

D) Training Facility in DIC Tamenglong

There are 3 types of Training Centre for following trade:

  1. Weaving (1 year course)
  2. Tailoring and cutting (1 year course)
  3. Carpentry (1 year course)

The intake capacity of trainees are:

  1. Weaving (12 nos.)
  2. Tailoring (20 nos.)
  3. Carpentry (12 nos.)

The Department has also provided Stipend at Rs. 150/- per month for each trainees.

Minimum Qualification:

The applicant or the trainee should be at least  Class-VIII pass.

Application forms are issued in the month of December and January every year.

E) National Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (ST/SC) HUB

Under this Scheme Awareness Camp, Skilled Development Training, Vendor Development and Exhibition will be organised in Phase by Phase in all
District starting from Imphal West.

F) Financial Support to MSMEs in Zero Defect Zero effect (ZED)

G) Kisan Sampada Scheme

The scheme aims at development of modern infrastructure to encourage entrepreneurs to set up food processing units based on cluster approach. The scheme is to be implemented in area of horticulture / agriculture production identified through a mapping exercise. These clusters will help in reducing the wastage of the surplus produce and add value to the horticultural / agricultural produce which will result in increase of income of the farmers and create employment at the local level.

Objectives of the Scheme:

The major objectives of the scheme are:

  1. To create modern infrastructure for food processing closer to production areas.
  2. To provide integrated and complete preservation infrastructure facilities from the farm gate to the consumer.
  3. To create effective backward and forward linkages by linking groups of producers /farmers to the processors and markets through well-equipped supply chain. This will be quite beneficial for the farmers as well as young entrepreneurs of the District. A minimum of 5 acre of land are required for setting up KisanSampada scheme in the District. Department has requested the District administration to help to find out the suitable land in the District Head quarter.

ORGANOGRAM (Organization Structure of DIC, Tamenglong)

DIC Organization Structure

Setting up Industrial Estate at Tamenglong District

The Department of Trade, Commerce & Industries had a target for setting up Industrial Estate in every District.Tamenglong also one of the targeted Districts. Industrial Estate can positively influence the socio- economic development industrialization of the District. This Industrial Estate shall create high value adding to small and medium scale Industries.

For further details:

Contact nearest KVIC/KVIB/DIC/Bank Offices