Training Programs for Rural Women Entrepreneurs

About the program:

The programs are dedicated to training rural women entrepreneurs of East and North East regions. Each workshop will include one-day for talks in the local language on sensitizing local women about schemes and opportunities available for women entrepreneurship and also to provide basic training in areas such as:

  • Food processing techniques
  • Banking systems, formation of a legal entity (company/society/trust/cooperative etc.)
  • Floriculture etc.


Potential Gains:

  • Women entrepreneurs trained with basic skill in food processing
  • Assist in setting up enterprises


Who can benefit:

  • Women entrepreneurs/ startups
  • Local leaders, champions/ cohort who can become trainers.


Training Programs for Rural Women Entrepreneurs:

BRTC supports rural women entrepreneurship by empowering SHG clusters with modern biotechnology inventions. Ten-days on-site training programs were conducted in rural clusters of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Odisha, and Chhattisgarh, benefitting 616 rural women. Local trainers covered topics like natural dye processing, mushroom cultivation, indigenous food product value addition, and modern food processing. BRTC collaborates with the National Innovation Foundation and MSME to identify grassroots innovations and clusters for further development. SFURTI funding schemes assist five of the 21 identified clusters in the Northeast, strengthening the impact of these initiatives.

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