Impact of RSETIs on Entrepreneurship Development & Employment Generation

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SK. Niamathulla, D. Senthil Kumar


The Rural Self Employment Training Institutes play an important role in reducing poverty and creating income and employment opportunities. These Institutes are established in almost all districts in India. They are provided with several ED programs to develop entrepreneur skills & self-employment in the rural youth. The RSETI is a replicated Rural Development and Self Employment Training Institute (RUDSETI) model. This distinctive endeavor was established jointly by Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshware Trust (SDME), Canara & Syndicate Banks supported by Ujiri in Karnataka. They are 587 RSETIs have been inaugurated all over the country, which impart quality EDPs training to the rural BPL youths for different economic activities and extend support to beneficiaries to take up self-employment through RSETIs by providing credit linkage to the beneficiaries.

The primary aim of the research paper is to explore the impact of SBI RSETI Chilkur (Ranga Reddy District) on the Rural Self-Employment Training Programs and Employment Generation for the trainees of the RSETI Chilkur (Hyderabad). A research study was conducted to discover the no. of EDPs conducted, to study the trends of participation of women and weaker sections in RSETIs training, the success rate of settlement (Employment Generation), time is taken to launch a micro-enterprise, and finally, what would be the key role of RSETI in sustaining the post-trainees in the settlement process. The research data were gathered using a questionnaire approach from RSETI Chilkur’s beneficiaries who took part in the training program during the year 2019 April -2020 March and participated in various entrepreneur development activities.

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