ring
Solar Charkha Mission Yojana

Solar Charkha Mission Yojana

Solar Charkha Mission Yojana

In order to promote the production of Khadi, the Indian Government has launched a scheme called as Solar Charkha Mission Yojana under Solar Spindle Mission. The scheme supports Khadi production by offering five crore employment opportunities. Solar Charkha Mission Yojana was launched by Ram Nath Kovind, President of India on June 2018 on the event of Udyam Sanham on World Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Day.

Objectives

  • To create awareness about Khadi by bringing up the sales from Rs. 26,000 crores to Rs. 1 lakh crores.
  • To have an eco-friendly environment.
  • To revitalize the cotton industry.
  • To extend self-employment in rural and urban areas.
  • To make cotton generation a reliable and profitable business.

Purpose of the Scheme

Maharastra is the leading state of cotton production in the country, as many regions of the state cultivate cotton. Due to low wages, many cotton producing mills are closed and this has made many employees migrate to other locales, resulting in low productivity of cotton. Therefore, the scheme was launched to cherish the natural wealth of the state and at the same time to provide employment opportunities to its citizens.

Features of the Scheme

  • An innovative way of cotton production by using solar energy thereby saving the electricity.
  • Over 5 crore jobs will be given exclusively to women.
  • In addition to this, the scheme provides 1,100 jobs to every panchayat.
  • The government plans to develop agro cluster in rural areas and industrial cluster in urban areas.
  • 20% of procurement is required by the government agencies from MSMEs.
  • The scheme consists of 500 solar spindles and its cluster comprises of 4000 spindles.
  • An investment of Rs. 40,000 crores in every Lok Sabha constituency has been proposed.
  • 1 lakh women will be employed in every parliament constituency through the Social Security Scheme.

Eligibility

Only small-scale business applicants holding an MSME certificate can be a part of this scheme.

How to Apply

The applicant can register to this scheme, using the online portal. The application can be downloaded from the Udyam Sakhi portal link.

Starting Solar Charkha Business

An individual willing to start a Solar Charkha Cloth Production Unit has to install solar-powered looms. To avail this, the individual has to apply to the respective authority and necessary materials and help will be offered at low rates under the Prime Minister Employment Generation Program (PMEGP).

Modus Operandi

People who start the solar-powered cloth production unit can sell their products to the Central Government and to the State Government.  This is done by the Khadi Commission by selling it directly to the government departments. It produces good quality of cloth leading to the manufacture of bed sheets, pillow covers, towels, duster cloths and also garments. The businessmen have an additional choice where they can sign contracts with the companies and supply it to them.

Other Related Guides

Odisha Interest Subvention Scheme to Handloom Sect... Odisha Interest Subvention to Handloom Sector The State of Odisha is well known for its traditional handloom products. Handloom industry in Odisha ha...
Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana (MGBBY) Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana (MGBBY) The Government of India had launched the Bunkar Bima Yojana for Handloom Weavers to provide insurance cover...
Yarn Supply Scheme (YSS) Yarn Supply Scheme (YSS) Yarn is the major raw material used by the handloom sector. Being dependent on yarn, manufacturers/traders and handloom weav...
Suryamitra Skill Development Programme (SSDP) Suryamitra Skill Development Programme (SSDP) Depleting conventional energy sources and the damage they cause to the environment have driven a shift ...
India Handmade Bazaar – Seller Registration... India Handmade Bazaar - Seller Registration India Handmade Bazaar is an online portal, which is developed by the Ministry of Textiles for direct mark...

Post by Bennisha

IndiaFilings is India's largest online compliance services platform dedicated to helping people start and grow their business, at an affordable cost. We were started in 2014 with the mission of making it easier for Entrepreneurs to start their business. We have since helped start and operate tens of thousands of businesses by offering a range of business services. Our aim is to help the entrepreneur on the legal and regulatory requirements, and be a partner throughout the business lifecycle, offering support at every stage to ensure the business remains compliant and continually growing.

User

Hi there,

Online We are available online!