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President Kovind Launched Solar Charkha Mission, Sampark Portal Details Aim Purpose



President Ram Nath Kovind Launched Solar Charkha Mission, Sampark Portal- Details, Aim, Purpose

President Ram Nath Kovind had launched the Solar Charkha Mission under which Government will disburse subsidy of Rs 550 crore to thousands of artisans, generating employment in rural areas.

The Solar Charkha Mission was launched during the event of Udyam Sangam (National MSME Conclave) on the occasion of World MSME Day held on 27 June 2018.

Under this Solar Charkha Mission, Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) will cover 50 clusters across the country including in the Northeast and each cluster will employ 400 to 2,000 artisans.

The Solar Charkha Mission main aim is to generate employment in rural areas and contribute to the green economy. It also focuses at linking five crore women across the country to the initiative.

The Solar Charkha Mission is believed to create a minimum of one lakh jobs during the first two years.

President Ram Nath Kovind also launched digital platform`Sampark Portal’ which will be useful in creating a skill pool of workers and connecting trained youth with job opportunities.

The Sampark Portal will act as a bridge between the talent pool and those enterprises seeking trained human resources. 

According to a survey, there are about 6.5 crore MSMEs in India which have created over 11 crore job opportunities. Such enterprises have registered over 10%  growth in recent times which is much more compared to large enterprises,


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