Swavalamban Connect Kendras
The initiative is aimed at “finger holding” the potential entrepreneurs by operating the SCKs as assistance centers in 100 districts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Telangana. A toll-free number (1800-200-1265) has been provided by SIDBI. SCKs guide aspiring entrepreneurs to become job creators through awareness, mapping gaps, skill connect, pre-handholding support, create localized project profiles, credit connect, post-handholding support like market connect. SCKs are also helping in strengthening their business plans, accessing skill trainings as well as credit requirements. So far, a total number of 42 enterprises has since been setup.