Right after Agriculture, the MSE sector provides numerous employment opportunities.
Uttar Pradesh houses about 14% of the country’s operational MSME’s which makes it a leading exporter state. (Handicrafts, carpets, engineered goods, leather products and garments form the core)
Handicrafts have witnessed an increase in exports despite the pandemic. This is the power of the rural population and the micro and small entrepreneurs.
1. Creating an ecosystem
• The entrepreneurial ecosystem allows for sharing,
networking, collaborating and deliberating ideas with
• Identifying synergies and exploring potential collaboration in the catalyst network.
2. Skill development, knowledge and leadership
• Empowering women and youth with leadership and
skill development that are necessary to manage their
enterprises and become the change their community
• Establish a platform of resources and mentorship to skill local women and young business aspirants and scale up their potential.
• Create an environment where an innovative approach to addressing social challenges is encouraged.
3. Supporting with technology, mentoring and funds to solve real-life problems
• We provide necessary training on technology and use
it to drive their enterprises.
• Provide complete mentoring support.
• We grant funds to the most competitive and committed entrepreneurs in addition to guiding them to get funding from banks and financial institutions through various government schemes.
4. Supporting them to create out of locally available materials
• Inaccessibility to resources to set up enterprises is
why MSE’s fail.
• Thus, we provide necessary guidance and make them create the best out of locally available input materials.
5. Enhancing market reach and making enterprises thrive
• Rural entrepreneurs lack exposure to markets. Thus,
we thoroughly explore market opportunities and
• Help them to collaborate with a network so that they can make their enterprises thrive, i.e. Linking potential entrepreneurs with direct customers, banks and markets.