Consultancy for Rural Industries Programme under the auspices of SIDBI

This is an innovative programmed designed by SIDBI for promoting entrepreneurship among the Rural Youth.

The client implementing the project was SAFHI. The consultancy support by ORG India covered

Identification of viable industrial ventures
Identification of technical and managerial support institutions for development and support to rural entrepreneurs
Identification and motivation of rural entrepreneurs, including non IRDP functionaries in rural and semi urban areas
Helping in upgrading skills of entrepreneurs
Assistance in preparing project reports and secure bank finance
Assistance during the disbursement and implementation stage of projects
Assistance in marketing
Training and motivation

The coverage of the program was Burdwan and Murshidabad districts, West Bengal.

Period of the programme was from November 2003 to October 2006 for Burdwan district, and from February 2009 to September 2014 for Murshidabad district.