This Scheme is launched with a view to encourage students in AICTE approved polytechnics and degree technical institutions to consider self employment as a career option, provide training in Entrepreneurship through modular courses and increase the relevance of Management particularly in the non-corporate and under managed sectors. Following are the objectives of the scheme.
a)To create an environment for self-employment and entrepreneurship development through formal and non-formal programmes.
b)To introduce the concept of entrepreneurship in curricula at diploma and degree levels
c)To develop management personnel at appropriate levels for the non-corporate and unorganized sectors like education, rural development, small-scale industry etc.
d) To utilize the infrastructure facilities and technically trained manpower for the development of non-corporate and unorganized sectors.
e)To promote employment opportunities