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Government of India
Ministry of Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises
14-May-2012 16:56 IST
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 today.

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