31 May 2012

Employment Opportunities for Women in Small Scale Industries


Employment Opportunities for Women in Small Scale Industries
The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises facilitates promotion of new enterprises through implementation of various schemes/programmes relating to credit, infrastructure development, technology up-gradation, marketing and Entrepreneurship Skill Development Programmes in the country including North- Eastern Region leading to more employment generation. Some schemes/programmes have special privilege for women entrepreneurs. Setting up of enterprises is a continuous process.

            As per the Final Report of the Fourth All India Census of Registered MSMEs, conducted with reference year 2006-07 wherein data was collected till 2009 and result published in 2011, the state wise information relating to North- Eastern Region in respect of number of enterprises, total employment & employment of women is:
                   
S.No.
States  (North - Eastern Region)
Number of Enterprises
Employment




Total
Women
1.
Assam

19864
210507
62527
2.
Arunachal Pradesh
417
5411
1320

3.
Meghalaya
3010
12700
2728

4.
Manipur
4492
19960
3948

5.
Mizoram
3715
26032
5231

6.
Nagaland
1332
16281
3371

7
Tripura
1343
23166
6779

8.
Sikkim
122
1159
398


TOTAL
34295
315216
86302
This information was given by the Union Cabinet Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Virbhadra Singh in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha

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