Entrepreneurship Development Programme

Socio-economic empowerment has now become an integrated concept of growth and poverty elimination and has been of paramount concern for the overall development of the Country. NRDC has been working for quite some time for the development of rural and backward areas of the country and has undertaken several initiatives for improvement of the economy of these areas in various states. The activities undertaken include the projects in post Harvest technologies, food & agro processing, entrepreneurship development, etc.

The programme aims to reduce the drudgery of people in their daily lives belonging to rural and backward areas of the country, facilitate new avenues of employment generation and income generating activities through S & T intervention.

The programme envisages skill upgradation of unemployed youth, capacity building of NGOs and Women Self Help Groups(SHG) and other developmental agencies engaged in developmental activities through the application of S&T Tools with a view to passing the benefits of Science and Technology to Rural India with an emphasis on:

  • Improving the living conditions of our people
  • Increasing the employment potential through the application of appropriate technologies utilizing local resources
  • Upgrading the traditional skills
  • Improving rural sanitation and health care