Exclusive schemes for Himachal Pradesh

Self employment assistance for women, Himachal Pradesh
The scheme provides a financial assistance of Rs 2500 to women whose annual income is up to Rs 35,000 in order to set up a small business of her own. The scheme was set up with an objective of women empowerment and making women self reliant. In order to apply for the scheme one has to contact the Anganwadi worker or the District Programme officer or the Child Development Project Officer. The scheme is sponsored by the State and is laid down by the Ministry of Women and Child Department of Himachal Pradesh.

Industrial Policy Statement, 2004
Under this scheme, additional incentives are fabricated for the entrepreneurs who belong to special categories for setting up their own Micro and Small industrial enterprise.

Special Category Entrepreneurs are the entrepreneurs who belong to Scheduled Castes, Schedule Tribes, Women, Ex-servicemen, Physically Handicapped persons (with a disability of more than 50%), BPL family category who set up new industrial unit(s) themselves. Such entrepreneurs are entitled to enjoy the following additional concessions/ facilities:—
Reimbursement of 90% expenditure incurred in the cost of preparation of feasibility report with a ceiling cost of Rs.25, 000 in each case.

Carriage and installation cost of the plant and machinery includes 100% subsidy. Special Investment Subsidy of 10% on Fixed Capital Investment (FCI) subject to a maximum of Rs. 1,00,000/-.