About the Portal
- Udyam Sakhi portal (http://udyamsakhi.msme.gov.in/) was launched in 2018 to provide information regarding financial schemes, policies and programmes of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to existing/prospective women entrepreneurs in the MSME sector.
- The portal is a network for nurturing entrepreneurship and creating business models for low cost products and services in order to empower women and make them self-reliant and self-sufficient.
- The portal provides assistance through its platform for entrepreneurship learning tools, incubation facility, training programs for fundraising, providing mentors, one-on-one investor meet, market survey facility and technical assistance.
Why in News?
- The Ministry for MSME announced that a total of 2952 women have so far benefitted from the Udyam Sakhi portal.