Assam government has launched Mukhyamantrir Atmanirbharshil Asom Abhiyan 2023 to encourage entrepreneurship among the youth of the state. Mukhyamantri Atmanirbhar Assam Scheme is basically intended to support the budding youth in their entrepreneurial journey through robust monetary and policy support. The atmanirbhar assam apply online process started at cmaaa.assam.gov.in official website from 23 September 2023. You can check list of documents required at mukhyamantri atmanirbhar assam official website.
Through Mukhya Mantri Atmanirbhar Asom scheme, govt. will target around 2 lakh eligible beneficiaries over the next 2 years. This includes around 1 lakh beneficiaries in FY 2023-24 and 1 lakh beneficiaries in FY 2024-25. This scheme was initially announced by Mukhyamantri Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma during the cabinet meeting held on 12th September 2023. In this article, we will discuss all aspects of Atmanirbhar Asom 2023 scheme.
About Mukhyamantri Atmanirbhar Assam Scheme
|Original Name of Scheme||Mukhyamantrir Atmanirbharshil Asom Abhiyan|
|Common Name of Scheme||Atmanirbhar Assam Scheme|
|Initiative by||Assam government|
|Targeted beneficiaries||Total 2 lakhs (1 lakh in FY 2023-24 & 1 lakh in FY 2024-25)|
|Type of Scheme||Monetary and policy support scheme|
|Launched by||CM Himanta Biswa Sarma|
|Date of Launch||23 September 2023|
|Amount of Financial Assistance||Rs. 2 lakh, 3 lakh or 5 lakh|
|Amount to be given in||2 installments|
|Mode of Application||Online|
Eligibility Criteria for Atmanirbhar Assam Scheme
The beneficiaries of Atmanirbhar Asom Scheme should fulfil the following criteria:-
- Residentship: Beneficiary should be a permanent resident of Assam.
- Age Limit: The age of the Beneficiary should be within the age range of 18 to 45 years.
- Educational Qualification: Beneficiary should be minimum Class 10 passed.
- Professional Skills: Beneficiary should have skills, knowledge, etc. to undertake income generating activities (ITI, Diploma, etc.)
- Loan Defaulter: Beneficiary should not have defaulted any loan.
- Government Service: Beneficiary should not belong to a family of govt service holder/ pensioner.
- Family: One member per family is only eligible.
- Employment Exchange Registration: Beneficiary must be registered in Employment Exchange of Assam before April 1, 2023.
Atmanirbhar Assam Scheme Apply Online
Interested and eligible youths would be able to apply online for availing benefits of these scheme once the official portal goes live. As per information, the online portal will start receiving applications from 23rd September 2023 onward. Applicants can check the link – Chief Minister Atmanirbhar Asom Abhijan Apply Online Process to apply online for Mukhyamantrir Atmanirbharshil Asom Abhiyan.
Important Dates for Mukhya Mantri Atmanirbhar Asom Yojana
- Starting date of submission of online application: 23rd September 2023.
- Last Date of submission of online application: 7 November 2023.
|Online Application Form||23/09/2023|
|Sign Up for First Time Users||https://cmaaa.assam.gov.in/iservices/register|
Mukhyamantrir Atmanirbharshil Asom Abhiyan Salient Features
Atmanirbhar Asom Scheme is first-of-its-kind initiative of Govt. of Assam, as it will generate employment opportunities through the setting up of new entrepreneurial ventures. The scheme seeks to encourage self-income opportunities by promoting micro-entrepreneur youths of BPL families and low-income households. Below is a list of salient features of Atmanirbhar Asom Scheme.
Atmanirbhar Asom Scheme aims to cover 2 lakh eligible beneficiaries over the next 2 years. Accordingly, 1 lakh youth will be targeted during FY 2023-24 and rest 1 lakh will be targeted in FY 2024-25.
Financial assistance shall be a combination of Government grant plus interest-free Government loan to be repaid after 5 years to establish micro-enterprise/ service units. The beneficiaries, as per their eligibility will receive 2 lakh/ 3 lakh/ 5 lakh in two installments.
Selected beneficiaries will have to undergo 1-month training in selected educational/ skill training institutions for enhancing entrepreneurship, management and accounting skills. During this period, Rs 10,000 shall be granted as stipend to participating beneficiaries.