Eligibility Criteria of PM Vishwakarma Yojna 2023

Eligibility Criteria of PM Vishwakarma Yojna 2023

1. An artisan or craftsperson working with hands and tools and engaged in one of the 18 family-based traditional trades mentioned in the scheme, in unorganized sector on self-employment basis, shall be eligible for registration under PM Vishwakarma.

2. The minimum age of the beneficiary should be 18 years on the date of registration.

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3. The beneficiary should be engaged in the concerned trade on the date of registration and should not have availed loans under similar credit-based schemes of Central Government or State Government for self-employment/ business development, e.g. PMEGP, PM SVANidhi, Mudra, in the past 5 years.

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4. The registration and benefits under the Scheme shall be restricted to one member of the family. For availing benefits under the Scheme, a ‘family’ is defined as consisting of the husband, wife and unmarried children.

5. A person in government service and their family members shall not be eligible under the Scheme.

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