- Gramodyog Vikas Yojana of the Ministry of MSME is an artisan centric programme implemented with the aim of revival of traditional and inherent skills of rural artisans in village industries.
- It aims at promotion and development of village industries through common facilities, technological modernization, training etc. &other support and services for promotion of village Industries.
- The scheme has a special focus on the Agro Based and Food Processing Industry.
Why in News?
- The Chairman of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Manoj Kumar distributed tool-kits and machineries to artisans in a distribution ceremony in Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) as a part of the Gramodyog Vikas Yojana.