Prime Minister Rozgar Yojana (PMRY): Himachal Pradesh

Details of Prime Minister Rozgar Yojana (PMRY)
Name of the SchemePrime Minister Rozgar Yojana (PMRY)
Sponsored byCentral Government
Ministry/DepartmentDepartment of Industries
DescriptionThe PMRY aimed to provide employment to more than a million persons by setting up of 7 lakhs micro enterprises by the educated unemployed youth during the last four years of VIII Five Year Plan i.e. 1993-94 to 1996-97. The Scheme has been continuing in the IX Five Year Plan. It relates to the setting up of the self employment ventures in all economically viable projects (except direct agricultural operations). The Scheme also seeks to associate reputed non-governmental organisations in implementation of PMRY Scheme especially in the selection, training of entrepreneurs and preparation of project profiles.
Benefit TypeOthers,
Other Benefits Employment Benefits
Eligibility criteria1) Age : 18 to 40 years for all educated unemployed in North Eastern States and HP. 18 to 45 years for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes, Ex-servicemen, Physically Handicapped and Women educated unemployed in the country. 2) Educational Qualifications: VIII Passed. Preference will be given to those trained in any trade in Government recognized/approved institutions for at least six months. 3) Family Income: Neither the income of the beneficiary along with spouse nor the income of parents of the beneficiaries should exceed Rs. 24,000/- per annum. Up to Rs.40,000/- per annum in the North Eastern States and HP. 4) Defaulter: Should not be a defaulter of any Nationalised Bank/financial institution/Cooperative Bank. Further a person already assisted under other subsidy, linked Government schemes would not be eligible under the Scheme. 5) Residency: Beneficiary should be the permanent resident of the area for at least three years.
How to AvailApproach the Directorate of Industries, Himachal Pradesh and Assistant Director Offices at District Headquarters
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 01 / 2002
Valid Upto 01 / 01 / 2012
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Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Himachal Pradesh, 21-09-2007)