PM Vishwakarma Yojana

On the occasion of Vishwakarma Jayanti, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the 'PM Vishwakarma' yojana for traditional artisans and craftsmen on 17 September 2023. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a big gift to the country today on the occasion of his birthday, which will directly benefit the needy and poor people. Let us tell you that PM Vishwakarma Yojana was announced by the Central Government in the budget session of the financial year 2023-24. This scheme was also announced by PM Modi on Independence Day this year. The government will spend Rs 13000 crore in this scheme. Advanced training is also given to the beneficiaries of this scheme. Let us tell you about this scheme of the government.

What is Vishwakarma Yojana ?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches "Vishwakarma Yojana" at India International Convention and Expo Centre, Dwarka, New Delhi. PM Vishwakarma yojana will be fully funded by the central government with an outlay of Rs 13,000 crore. The objective of PM Vishwakarma Yojana is to provide financial assistance to artisans. This will promote the practice of traditional skills of artisans. This will help in delivering the products and services properly to the artisans. For the first time, 18 traditional trades have been included in the Vishwakarma Yojana. At the same time, people joining under this scheme will have two types of skill training. This includes first basic and distance advanced training. The beneficiary of this scheme will get a toolkit worth Rs. 15,000. Apart from this, the beneficiary will also get a stipend of Rs. 500 per day along with skill training.

Successful applicants of Vishwakarma Shram Samman Yojana will be given training sessions and this will help in increasing their employment prospects. At the same time, a provision of providing financial assistance equivalent to semi-skilled wages to those who take training has been included in this scheme.

Benefits of Vishwakarma Yojana

You will get many benefits of PM Vishwakarma Yojana. This includes PM Vishwakarma Certificate and ID Card, skill upgradation related to basic and advanced training, collateral free credit support up to Rs 1 lakh (first installment) and Rs 2 lakh (second installment) at a concessional interest rate of 5%, incentives for digital transactions. And recognition will be given through marketing support.

Under the Vishwakarma Yojana, a toolkit incentive of Rs 15,000 will be provided to the beneficiaries. Also, the beneficiaries will get a stipend of Rs 500 per day and will also be provided with basic skill training.

Who is Eligible for Vishwakarma Yojana ?

Will provide assistance to artisans and craftsmen in rural and urban areas in India. These 18 traditional businesses have been included under this scheme. These people will be eligible for PM Vishwakarma Yojana:

  1. Raj Mistri
  2. Barber
  3. rosary
  4. Washerman
  5. Tailor
  6. locksmith
  7. gunsmith
  8. sculptor
  9. stone carvers
  10. Blacksmith
  11. Goldsmith
  12. stone breakers
  13. cobbler/shoe maker
  14. doll and toy manufacturers
  15. boat builder
  16. fishing net manufacturer
  17. basket/mat/broom maker
  18. Hammer and toolkit manufacturer.

Requirements for Registration of PM Vishwakarma Yojana

If you want to apply for this Pradhan Mantri Vishwakarma Yojana, then it is important for you to know that the age of the applicant should be 18 years or more.

These documents will be required at the time of application:
  • Aadhar card
  • identity card
  • Address proof
  • caste certificate
  • mobile number
  • passport size photo
  • Bank account passbook.

How to Register for PM Vishwakarma Yojana ?

PM Vishwakarma Yojana Online Apply 2024 : Under PM Vishwakarma Yojana, free registration of Vishwakarmas will be done through Common Service Center (CSC) using biometric based PM Vishwakarma Portal. 

Only one member of the family can apply for this scheme. If you also want to join the Pradhan Mantri Vishwakarma Yojana or want to know about it, then you can visit the official website of PM Vishwakarma Yojana