Strengthening capacities of institutions

  • Support to micro enterprises in technology upgradation, entrepreneurship development and food safety by strengthening existing National and State level institutions
  • Preparation of comprehensive training curricula, training of trainers at State level and Nodal institutions, preparation of standard DPRs etc.
  • Development of new products and processes for micro units

Training support to individuals/groups

Training support would be provided to individual units and groups that are being provided support for capital investment. In addition, training support would also be provided to other existing units and groups in the districts that are processing ODOP products. Groups that are being provided support for marketing & branding under the Scheme would also be provided training support.

The following are the focus areas for capacity building under the Scheme:

  • Entrepreneurship development, essential functions of enterprise operations, marketing, book keeping, registration, FSSAI standards, Udyog Aadhar, GST Registration, general hygiene, etc.;
  • Specific training designed for ODOP product or the product produced by the unit including operations of necessary machines, hygiene issues, packaging, storage, procurement, new products development etc.;

Mode of Training

  • Online modules would be used for the general training applicable to all Units;
  • Product specific training would be provided for the districts for ODOP using RSETI physical infrastructure to the extent possible;
  • Training should be organized in short modules on a weekly basis using audio- visual support within the district so that the disturbance to the existing business operations is least;
  • An important component of the training would be work on the machines that Units are going to purchase and training on hygiene and packaging. Therefore, a specific component for training is being introduced for such beneficiaries in the existing units using those machines within the district or outside for a short duration.