Union Minister for MSME launches ‘Sambhav’ and ‘Svavlamban’ initiatives
- The Ministry of MSME has launched two special initiatives - 'Sambhav' and 'Svavlamban' during International Summit on Plastics Recycling & Waste Management
- It aims to promote entrepreneurship amongst youth, especially in aspirational Districts all across the country.
- It emphasises on “Know your Waste and how Recycling is the right thing to do, which is to be done in the right way”.
About ‘Sambhav’ and ‘Svavlamban’ initiatives
- Ministry of MSME is conducting Sambhav- National Level Awareness Program (NLAP) in Webinar Mode in 1300 colleges across the country through its field offices
- It is being conducted as part of the Iconic Week Celebrations under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav
- It is also organising more than 200 Nukkad Natak in 46 Aspirational Districts under a Special Drive called Svavlamban
- It aims to promote entrepreneurship amongst the youth population and spreading awareness on Schemes of Ministry and its Initiatives.
About International Summit on Plastics Recycling & Waste Management
- It is a 2-day summit inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs),
- It is being organised in New Delhi by the MSME Ministry in association with the All India Plastics Manufacturers’ Association (AIPMA).
- Motto: “Know your Waste and how Recycling is the right thing to do, which is to be done in a right way”.
- It provides a platform for entrepreneurs, experts, businessmen, and other stakeholders to deliberate challenges and solutions in the MSME sector and plastics sectors.
- It will also create new livelihood and business opportunities in the plastics sector, at the same time helping India tackle the issue of plastic pollution and meet environmental goals.
- Such initiatives like ‘Sambhav’ and ‘Svavlamban’ and the summit will have multiple benefits like formalising the informal waste sector, job creation in the MSME sector, and reduction in plastic waste.