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The Government of Assam, under the leadership of Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, has taken a significant step towards fostering entrepreneurship among the youth of the state. In a historic move announced during the cabinet meeting on September 12, 2023, the government introduced a transformative scheme known as “Mukhyamantrir Atmanirbharshil Asom Abhiyan,” or simply, Atmanirbhar Asom. This visionary initiative is designed to invigorate the spirit of entrepreneurship and create a conducive environment for young, aspiring business leaders.

At its core, Atmanirbhar Asom is a holistic approach to nurturing entrepreneurship by offering substantial financial and policy support. It seeks to empower the youth of Assam, enabling them to embark on their entrepreneurial journey with confidence and competence. This ambitious scheme is set to target 2 lakh eligible beneficiaries over the next two years, with a goal of supporting 1 lakh individuals in the fiscal year 2023-24 and another 1 lakh in 2024-25.

The newly unveiled guidelines for Mukhyamantrir Atmanirbharshil Asom Abhiyan provide a detailed roadmap for achieving its objectives. The primary focus is on generating employment opportunities by facilitating the establishment of innovative and sustainable entrepreneurial ventures across the state. These guidelines encompass a wide range of strategies to empower budding entrepreneurs. They encompass financial assistance, skill development, and comprehensive support systems that will equip them to excel in their business endeavors.

Key aspects of the initiative include beneficiary coverage, which aims to reach a broad spectrum of young entrepreneurs, providing them with the tools they need to succeed. Financial support is a pivotal component, with the government committing to substantial investments to ensure the viability and growth of these new businesses. Moreover, the scheme’s implementation details have been carefully thought out to ensure that it efficiently reaches its intended beneficiaries and achieves its goal of fostering a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem in Assam.

In sum, the Mukhyamantrir Atmanirbharshil Asom Abhiyan, or Atmanirbhar Asom, represents a forward-thinking and comprehensive approach to promote entrepreneurship in Assam. It is a testament to the government’s commitment to harnessing the potential of the youth and driving economic growth through innovation and enterprise. This initiative holds the promise of transforming the landscape of entrepreneurship in the state, offering a brighter future to the young, dynamic, and enterprising youth of Assam.

Date of launch: 23rd September 2023
Name of scheme: Mukhyamantrir Atmanirbharshil Asom Abhiyan
Name of organization: Government of Assam
No of targeted beneficiary: 2 lakhs
Type of scheme: Financial Assistance
Financial year: 2023-2024 and 2024-2025
Financial Assistance: Rupees 2 Lakh/ 3 Lakh/ 5 Lakh in two installments.
Mode of application: Online

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Beneficiary should be a permanent resident of Assam
  2. The age of the Beneficiary should be within the age range of 18 to 45 years
  3. Educational Qualification: Beneficiary should be minimum Class 10 passed
  4. Skills: Beneficiary should have sufficient skills, knowledge, etc. to participate income generating activities (ITI, Diploma, etc.)
  5. Loan Defaulter: Beneficiary should not have defaulted any loan
  6. Government Service: Beneficiary should not belong to a family of govt service holder/ pensioner
  7. Family: One member per family is only eligible
  8. Beneficiary must be registered in Employment Exchange of Assam before April 1, 2023

How to Apply?

  1. Click on the official link given below
  2. Register yourself using your basic information
  3. Log in using the credentials
  4. Fill your all personal and educational details and upload necessary documents
  5. After successful completion of all above steps, submit the form.
  6. Take a print out of the submitted application form

Official Link: click here
Official Scheme Notification: click here
Cabinet Meeting Update: click here
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