Lucknow: Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath on August 24 inaugurated the SIDBI Swavalamban Kendra in Lucknow. The initiative is expected to help the progress of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the state and facilitate their growth. The initiative is in line with the Mission Swavalamban of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).
CM Yogi Adityanath applauded the green building plan which aligns with the thinking of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has been talking of energy efficient India.
He also mentioned about the lead role SIDBI plays in national missions of Startup India, Stand-Up India, Make in India and other initiatives. These missions kindle the entrepreneurial spirit in youth and make them to assimilate the Swavalamban culture of being job creator.
He appreciated SIDBI’s support to startup programme of the Uttar Pradesh and was hopeful that this will encourage the AtmaNirbhar Bharat mission.
Swavalamban Kendra has been conceptualized by SIDBI for meeting the training requirements of MSMEs with thrust on access to livelihood. It will ease concessional access to working space, conference hall, board room, conference hall and exhibition place for enterprises. Enterprises from UP state that are benefiting under schemes of ODOP etc. can reap the benefits of the centre. The centre shall be set up in one-acre space and it is planned to be ready in one year’s time.