Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries [SFURTI] and Scheme of Agro Based Food Processing [ABFPI]
The SFURTI Scheme, sponsored by the Ministry of MSME, Government of India aims at creating common infrastructure in the cluster and benefitting artisans through skill upgradation and distribution of advanced tools and equipment. The scheme also targets providing support for long term sustainability and enhancing marketability of the products.
As Technical Agency (TA) for developing handicraft and village industries clusters, EDII is currently working with two Nodal agencies, Khadi and Village Industries Commission [KVIC] & Council of Handicrafts Development Corporations (COHANDS).The Institute is supporting 15 clusters spread across Uttar Pradesh (10), Gujarat (1), Madhya Pradesh (1), Rajasthan (1), West Bengal (1) and Kerala (1).
EDII, as Technical Agency aims at:
- extending support to ensure sustainability and growth of enterprises through improvements in technology, skills and quality
- creating awareness among cluster entrepreneurs to ensure access to capital and markets
- sensitizing support system officials and strengthening other stakeholders to ensure the sustainability of the development efforts initiated
- creating a common facility centre to facilitate cluster
- distributing advanced tools and equipment in the cluster
MSME Cluster Development and Cluster Development Executives Training
The objective of Cluster Development project is to facilitate holistic development of MSME clusters.
BDS Market Development
The objective of interventions in this domain are to ensure that MSMEs operating in clusters derive benefit of quality Business Development Services provided by private and public BDS providers.
BMO Capacity Building
The role of Business Membership Organizations (Industry Associations or Chamber of Commerce and Industry) as facilitators of business (of MSMEs), by extending a range of meaningful value added services to their members cannot be understated.
Entrepreneurship and Skill Development Programmes (E-SDP)
The objective of the programme is to motivate youth from different sections of society including SC/ST/women, differently-abled, ex-servicemen and BPL persons to consider self-employment or entrepreneurship as a career option.
Programme under Digital MSME
One of the ways of increasing productivity of MSMEs is adoption of Information and Communications Technology.
Technical Training Programmes
The institute conducted a series of technical training programmes with the objective of inducting manpower in different vocational streams.
Promoting Bamboo based Entrepreneurship
The project, ‘Implementing Bamboo Based Entrepreneurship and Livelihood Development Programme’, under support of National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS), Ministry of Environment,
Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries
The SFURTI Scheme, sponsored by the Ministry of MSME, Government of India aims at creating common infrastructure in the cluster and benefitting artisans through skill upgradation and distribution of advanced tools and equipment.
Training of Traditional Artisans under One District, One Product Scheme
Sponsored by the Directorate of Industries, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, the programmes, conducted under One District One Product (ODOP) scheme of the State Government
Crises Resilience Model
EDII’s initiatives stand out because they support market-demand and display social responsiveness.
SIDBI Cluster Development Fund (SCDF) scheme
EDII, under the SIDBI Cluster Development Fund (SCDF) Scheme has been appointed as the Project Management Consultant at PAN India Level.