PRIME MINISTER’S EMPLOYMENT GENERATION PROGRAMME

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PMEGP is credit linked Scheme of Govt. of India by merging erstwhile REGP and PMRY scheme. The Scheme is implemented through KVIC and State/UT Khadi & V.I. Boards in Rural areas and through District Industries Centres in Urban and Rural areas in ratio of 30:30:40 between KVIC / KVIB / DIC respectively.

 The salient features are

  •       Assistance under the Scheme is available only to new units to be established.

 •       Per capita investment should not exceed Rs. 1.00 lakhs in plain areas and Rs. 1.50 lakhs in Hilly areas.

 •       The rate of subsidy is 15% – 35% of project cost which would be paid to the loan account.

 •       The Margin to be brought by the promoter is 5% of the project cost for Special category (SC/ST, OBC, Minority, Women, PH and Ex-Service men) and 10% of the project cost for General category.

 •       Maximum project cost of Rs. 25.00 lakhs in manufacturing sector and Rs. 10.00 lakhs in Service Sector

 •       During 2015-16, 734 units were assisted with Rs1081.61 lakh creating employment to 3902 persons

Particulars General Category  Special Category (Sc/St/Obc/Women/Ph/Ex Service) 
UrbanRuralUrbanRural
 Margin Money Grant 15 % 25% 25% 35% 
Promoter Contribution10% 10% 5% 5% 

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