SMILE -Self Employment & Entrepreneurship


Project SMILE

Project SMILE is an initiative of Skills India Foundation to create a possible self employment and entrepreneurship. The aim of this project is to nurture the young talent to become entrepreneurs and self employed. Advice and guidance provided to entrepreneurs to stimulate local economic development with emphasis on reduction of poverty and unemployment.

Since our economy majorly depend on agriculture and agri allied activities “SMILE” project has adopted a quite precise modus operation for implementing the self employment model to give a major fillip to rural artisan communities who are aged between 18-40 years. This programme focuses majorly on skill trainings in

• Agriculture and allied sectors

• Aquaculture

• Horticulture

• Handicraft

• Articrafts, etc


This project further supports the Entrepreneurship Skill Development that provides various opportunities to the trained youth to take up self employment as a means of livelihood.

> Extraction of Banana Fibre process

> Micro Irrigation Technician

> Organic Grower

> Bee Keeper

> Fish and Sea Food Processing Technology

> Roof Top Garden & Green House Fitter

> Women Entrepreneurship programme

> Kalamkari Block printing and Dyeing

> Enterprise development programme in Dairy Farming