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Women Transforming India, 2017 Breaking the Glass Ceiling – Nominate Women Entreprenuers

Dear Stakeholders & Friends!

Wishes & Greetings…

NITIAayog inviting Nominations for “Women Transforming India 2017” to recognize the Inspiring Women from across India, Since Our Tirupur Cluster Empower Women through Employment as well as Entrepreneurship, i request our stakeholders to embrace this campaign and nominate under the both Category (Women Breaking the Gender Stereotype & Women Empower Women). Refer the Details Below.

The theme for International Women’s Day, 8th March 2017, focuses on “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. This advances the Government of India’s commitment to ensure Gender Parity in India, with special focus on women’s economic empowerment. India has taken bold steps towards creating new opportunities of job creation, entrepreneurship, skill building and access to new industries particularly ICT, through its national initiatives like Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Skill India, Make In India and Digital India.

This year, NITI Aayog, along with the UN in India and MyGov, launches the campaign to award inspiring women from across India through entries in two categories:

Category 1. Short video and photo contest on Women Breaking Gender Stereotypes: This can be a homemade video shot on the mobile phone. Both photos and videos are to be accompanied with a short caption (not over 50 words) encapsulating the story of the woman.

Category 2. Written entries of women in the workforce, across sectors, irrespective of their educational qualifications. We encourage stories of women working in non-traditional occupations and women who are working to empower other women, their neighborhoods/society in anyway. (Stories should not exceed 500 words.)

Participants are invited to upload entries directly on the MyGov platform.

The last date for submission of entries has been extended till 1st June, 2017.

Click here to read the Guidelines and Evaluation Criteria.

To Read More: <Click Here> Nominate your Choice <Click Here>



Go Green with SIDBI – End to End Energy Efficiency – 4E Financing Scheme of SIDBI


Go Green with SIDBI – End to End Energy Efficiency Scheme of SIDBI

Profits are within the Boundary wall of our Factory, Yes with increasing costs on Raw material, Labour and Energy, the shrinking profits of MSMEs can only be tapped by adopting initiatives towards Sustainability Solutions. One such measure is adopting Energy Efficiency & Energy Conservation in our Production Process. The major challenge for any MSME towards achieving this would be the Technical Study (Detailed Energy Audit) on the Process by which the MSME can identify where they are losing money in the form of energy and The Investment Plan for the same.

Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has recently launched a scheme called “End to End Energy Efficiency – or “4E Scheme”. 4E Scheme aims to promote Energy Efficiency Investments in MSME’s. Under this scheme SME’s can avail Loan for their Investments towards Implementing Energy Efficiency Measures, New Technology Up gradation in Machinery which conserves energy, Investment towards Roof Top Solar Etc. The MSMEs will be assisted with Technical Consultancy and Financial Facilitation at better rate of Interest (below 10%).

Eligibility: The Eligible borrowers for this Scheme are Micro, Small or Medium Enterprises in the Manufacturing or Service Sector. In order to avail Loan under this Scheme, the Plant has to submit Detailed Energy Audit (DEA) & Detailed Project Report (DPR). The Audits and DPR will be done through India SME Services Technology Limited (ISTSL) a Joint Venture of SIDBI.

Loan Amount: Up to 90% of the Project Cost can be covered under this scheme. (Promoter’s Contribution is Minimum 10%) The Minimum Loan amount is INR 10 Lakhs & Maximum INR 150 Lakhs. Subject to the condition, the eligible Loan amount should not exceed one-fifth of the total turn-over of the application unit.

Interest Rate: Interest rate will be in the range of 8.10 – 9.9%. The Repayment period is 36 Months for Loan up to INR 100 Lakhs and 60 Months for Loan Up to INR 150 Lakhs including initial moratorium period up to 6 months.

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To Know More: To learn more about the Scheme Guidelines you can contact SIDBI-Energy Efficiency Cell – ISTSL, Delhi Ph; 09717753520 or your Nearest SIDBI Branch Office Mr. Sheshadri (AGM-Tirupur) 0421-2485696 or ISTSL’s Empanelled Resource Shri. R Azhahia Manavalan at +91-9965555774.