Establishment of Common Incubation Centers under PMFME Scheme
Establishment of Incubation Center based on One District One Product (ODOP) is one of the important components of PMFME Scheme. The scheme envisages providing credit support to 2 lakh existing unorganized micro-food processing enterprises. Through this scheme the micro entrepreneurs/SHGs/FPOs/Cooperatives and groups can utilize this Incubation Center to manufacture their products without capital investment. In addition, this Incubation Center will be utilized to provide training and skill upgradation support to the beneficiaries.
The raw materials will be converted into finished product by utilizing the primary/ secondary/Tertiary processing and auxiliary units that will be set up at this Incubation Center. This facility aids in overcoming the financial burdens on capital investment of start-ups and also supports the existing entrepreneurs to venture into product extension lines. In short, this facility renders machinery support required for conversion of produce from farm to fork.
To support establishment of Incubation Center for ODOP and other products
To utilize the Incubation Center on commercial basis
To provide training to beneficiaries (micro entrepreneurs/ SHGs/FPOs/Cooperatives and groups) through Incubation Centers at the training rates prescribed under PMFME Scheme based on National Skill Framework