RSETIs (Rural Self Employment Training Institutes) launches new batches of women-centric courses as part of the Iconic Week campaign under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

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What is the News?

To mark International Women’s Day 2022, new batches of women-centric courses were started by RSETIs (Rural Self Employment Training Institutes) across the country.

What is Rural Self Employment Training Institutes(RSETIs) Programme?

Rural Self Employment Training Institutes(RSETIs) programme is a three-way partnership between the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), State Governments and the Sponsor Banks. 

Under the programme, banks are mandated to open at least one RSETI in their lead district to provide training to rural youth to take up self-employment/entrepreneurship ventures. 

RSETI program runs with an approach of short-term training & long-term handholding of entrepreneurs. 

Eligibility: Rural poor youth between the age group of 18-45 years are eligible to join the training. 

Significance: The RSETIs have become established as pioneers in capturing the aspirations of the rural poor youth and turning them into profitable entrepreneurs by training them in the domain and entrepreneurial skills.

Source: This post is based on the article RSETIs (Rural Self Employment Training Institutes) launches new batches of women-centric courses as part of the Iconic Week campaign under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsavpublished in PIB on 10th Mar 2022.

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