Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana (KSY) 2020

Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana Mission (KSY) 2020 (Eligibility, Benefits, Registration Process)

Amit Shah, Union Home Minister, has come up with the plan of offering 100 electric potter wheels to the certified artisans in Gujarat. The initiation has been taken from a video conferencing in Delhi. However, this has been accomplished by the collaboration of the Village Industries Commission along with Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana. Let us go through the following details of the article to know more about the government initiative. 

Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana (KSY)

Kumhar Sashaktikaran Program 2020

NameKumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana
PurposeMain objective of the initiative is to empower the marginalized community of potters
Initiative has been taken by Amit Shah
Number of electric chaaks given 17,000 electric chaaks
Total number of beneficiary of the initiative Nearly 7000 people 

Key features of the Yojana

Main purpose of launching the initiative –

The main motive of starting with the initiative is to help the marginalized community comprising potters in Gujarat. It is a step towards the concept of Aatmanirbhar. 

Initiative will be taken by –

The primary initiative to help the poetry community has been taken by the Union Home Minister Amit Shah. In addition to this, the Ministry has been helped by Village Industries Commission, Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana of Khadi and others

Benefits for the potters –

State government is trying to arrange for thing along with the railway of the state so that it becomes easy for the potters to sell off their products to other places

Reviving culture –

By offering help with electric potter wheel, the state union is trying to revive the cultural and traditional heritage of the state

Assistance offered by KVIC

Since the coming of Kumhar Sashaktikaran scheme, the KVIC has given training to almost 750 potters belonging to different villages in Gujarat. 

The correct execution of the initiative shall improve the standard of living of the potter community of the state. Besides offering training to the potters, KVIC has also given electric potters and other equipment to the potters to help them.

Eligibility criteria –

Residential details –

The initiative has been taken by the Union home minister of Gujarat and therefore, it is applicable only for the potter’s community of the state.

Category of pottery business –

 All the potter’s community who face it hard to produce pottery items and sell them for the right price are eligible to avail of the benefits.

Income details –

The potters have to show their income details at the time of registration for the scheme. 

Identification proof –

The candidate should have suitable identification to be furnished at the time of registration to get the benefits of the government initiative. 

Documents required

Identification proof

The candidate has to furnish Aadhaar card, Voter ID card, ration card and the like at the time of registration for this initiative. 

Income certificate

It is amust for the potter to produce their income certificate at the time of registration to help the authority decide whether the candidate is eligible to benefit.

Residential proof

Only the native potters are living in Gujarat are suitable to apply under the state initiative. Potters belonging to other states cannot take part in the scheme.

Registration Process

Therefore, by the successful implementation of the initiative, it shall help the potters to handle the process of making pottery and then selling them at the correct price in the market. As per the Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana, each of the farmers can earn within a range of rupees 3000 to rupees 10,000 monthly. The promptness shown through the initiative shall help the potters overcome the drudgery they have to face about production and selling the items. Now, they can get a good market and sell their items. 

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