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Few Days to go for Vishwakarma Yojana , workers will get an incentive of Rs 15,000

Vishwakarma Scheme: Only 5 days are left for Vishwakarma Yojana to come on the ground. When the Prime Minister himself will launch the scheme from the national capital Delhi. It will also pave the way for employment for crores of people in the country. Vishwakarma Scheme: The Central Government has prepared a draft to provide employment to workers and laborers. Only 6 days are left for 17th September.

When Prime Minister Modi will launch this scheme at the India International Convention and Expo Centre, Dwarka in the national capital. After the launch of the scheme, the beneficiaries will get Rs 15,000 as incentive along with providing interest at concessional rates.

Not only this, the artisans will also get money at the rate of Re 1 per transaction for a maximum of 100 transactions every month. The scheme is being started especially to make the people of poor section self-reliant.

What is Vishwakarma Yojana?

The Vishwakarma Yojana is a pioneering scheme designed to uplift individuals skilled in traditional craftsmanship, particularly from the Other Backward Classes (OBC) community. This scheme, named after the divine architect and craftsman Vishwakarma, seeks to preserve and enhance the guru-shishya parampara (teacher-pupil tradition) of passing down skills within families engaged in various artisanal trades.

Features of the Vishwakarma Scheme

Recognition and Support: Artisans and craftspeople enrolled in the scheme will receive a PM Vishwakarma certificate and an identity card. They will also be eligible for collateral-free credit support of up to ₹1 lakh (first tranche) and ₹2 lakh (second tranche) at a concessional interest rate of 5%. Skill Development and Empowerment: The Vishwakarma Yojana has been allocated a budget ranging from ₹13,000 crore to ₹15,000 crore for five financial years from 2023-2024 to 2027-2028.

The scheme offers a stipend of ₹500 for skill training and ₹1,500 for the purchase of modern tools. The scheme encompasses 18 traditional trades across both rural and urban areas. These trades encompass carpenters, boat-makers, blacksmiths, potters, sculptors, cobblers, tailors, and more.

Registration and Implementation: Registration for the Vishwakarma Yojana can be completed at common services centers in villages.

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