Atmanirbhar Assam 2023
In a bid to encourage entrepreneurship among the youth of Assam, Government of Assam led by Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma has announced a new scheme during the cabinet meeting held on 12th September 2023. The name of the scheme is Mukhyamantrir Atmanirbharshil Asom Abhiyan. Atmanirbhar Asom is basically an initiative to support the budding youth in their entrepreneurial journey through robust monetary and policy support.
Through this scheme, 2 lakh eligible beneficiaries are to be targeted over the next 2 years – 1 lakh in FY 2023-24 and 1 lakh in FY 2024-25. In this article, we will discuss all aspects of Atmanirbhar Asom 2023 scheme.
Atmanirbhar Assam Details
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.
Date of launch: 23rd September 2023
Mode of application process: Online
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Eligibility Criteria of Atmanirbhar Asom Scheme
The beneficiaries of Atmanirbhar Asom Scheme should fulfil the following criteria:
Residentship: Beneficiary should be a permanent resident of Assam.
Age Limit: The age of the Beneficiary should be within the age range of 18 to 45 years.
Educational Qualification: Beneficiary should be minimum Class 10 passed.
Professional Skills: Beneficiary should have skills, knowledge, etc. to undertake income generating activities (ITI, Diploma, etc.)
Loan Defaulter: Beneficiary should not have defaulted any loan.
Government Service: Beneficiary should not belong to a family of govt service holder/ pensioner.
Family: One member per family is only eligible.
Employment Exchange Registration: Beneficiary must be registered in Employment Exchange of Assam before April 1, 2023.
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How to Apply for Atmanirbhar Assam Scheme?
Interested and eligible youths may apply online for availing benefits of these scheme once the official portal goes live. As per information received, the online portal will start receiving applications from 23rd September onwards. Applicants may follow below mentioned steps to apply online for Mukhyamantrir Atmanirbharshil Asom Abhiyan.
# Scroll down, go to Important Web-Links section .
# Click on the “Online Application Form” and a new web page will be opened.
# Register yourself using your basic information.
# In the next stage, again click on “Online Application Form” Link and Login.
# Fill your all personal and educational details and upload necessary documents.
# After successful completion of all above steps, submit the form.
# At the end, take a print out of the submitted application form .
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Important Dates of Mukhyamantrir Atmanirbharshil Asom Abhiyan
# Starting date of submission of online application: 23rd September 2023
# Last Date of submission of online application: To be updated later
Important Web-Links of Atmanirbhar Assam Scheme
|Online Registration Form||Click Here|
|Online Application Form||23/10/2023|
|Cabinet Meeting Update||Click Here|
|Official Website||Click Here|
Salient Features of Atmanirbhar Asom Scheme
Atmanirbhar Asom Scheme itself is going to be one of its kind initiative of Govt. of Assam, as it will generate employment opportunities through the setting up of new entrepreneurial ventures. The scheme seeks to encourage self-income opportunities by promoting micro-entrepreneur youths of BPL families and low-income households.
Here is a list of salient features of Atmanirbhar Asom Scheme.
Atmanirbhar Asom Scheme aims to cover 2 lakh eligible beneficiaries over the next 2 years. Accordingly, 1 lakh youth will be targeted during FY 2023-24 and rest 1 lakh will be targeted in FY 2024-25.
Financial assistance shall be a combination of Government grant plus interest-free Government loan to be repaid after 5 years to establish micro-enterprise/ service units. The beneficiaries, as per their eligibility will receive 2 lakh/ 3 lakh/ 5 lakh in two installments.
Selected beneficiaries will have to undergo 1-month training in selected educational/ skill training institutions for enhancing entrepreneurship, management and accounting skills. During this period, Rs 10,000 shall be granted as stipend to participating beneficiaries.