Decisions made at a young age often define the trajectory of our lives. If you are a youth from Uttarakhand who has been thinking of starting your own business, Margshala is just the program for you! Margshala will …
… help you develop your business idea. The world is bigger than we can imagine!
… give you the skills and seed fund you need to find success in the future world of business.
… introduce you to local mentors and role models who will personally guide you.
… make you part of a community ready to help and support you in your journey.
Let us become a part of your startup journey. Apply today to get a chance to become one of Uttarakhand’s most promising youth entrepreneurs!
IS MARGSHALA FOR YOU?
- You should be between the ages of 21 and 35 years.
- You must be from Uttarakhand (candidates from both rural and urban areas are eligible).
- You must be motivated to learn new things, take lots of action and meet new people.
- You must have a smartphone and internet access.
- You must have a business idea while applying and must be willing to start your own business in your locality only. The entrepreneurs who started a business 1-2 years ago are also eligible to apply.
Do I need to be a graduate to apply for Margshala?
Margshala is for everyone. There is no eligibility criteria of education levels – apply whether you’ve completed school, college or even if you haven’t been able to complete your education so far.
Is there any fee for attending the program?
There is no fee for attending the program. All you have to do is apply and let us know why you want to join the program and how you think Margshala will benefit you. 30 motivated young people from Uttarakhand will be selected for the program.
WHAT WILL YOU GET?
Margshala is designed as an 8-month hybrid fellowship program to suit your individual needs while enabling you to learn from mentors and other young people on a similar journey of exploration as you. We will support you so that you go on to create opportunities for other people in your community.
The fellowship consists of 4 in-person modules viz Networking and Design Thinking; All about Marketing & Branding; Using Data and Finance; and Long term Business Planning, that will happen in the month of November, January, March and May. We will also give mentorship and additional coaching through online mode in between these modules.
The journey to self-employment can be fun and fulfilling.
Applications will be opened on 15 September 2022. Please do contact us if you have any questions!
2 October 2022
31 October 2022
Closing date for applications
Results to be announced and Program begins