Community Resource Person for Enterprise Promotion training for 12 selected persons will be held from the 22nd to 24th October at State Institute of Rural Development, Kolasib who will look after 34 selected families from Thingdawl and Bilkhawthlir block.
Kolasib District and Serchhip District are selected as Pilot projects in Mizoram and Mission Foundation Movement is selected by the Central Government as PIA (Project Implementing Agency) for Kolasib District.

The Start up Village Entrepreneurship Program is a sub component of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) of the Ministry of Rural Development. SVEP aims to support entrepreneurs in rural areas to set up local enterprises. The long term vision of the SVEP is to provide support for start-up to 1 crore village enterprises and provide direct employment to 2 crore people. The SVEP shall help the rural poor come out of poverty by helping them set up enterprises and provide support till the enterprises stabilize.