Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) is delighted to announce Six weeks International Training Programme on “Informal Sector Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and Local Economic Development” scheduled during 3rd December 2018 to 11th January 2019. This training programme will be conducted by the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad. The objective of this programme is to develop skill to design and implement Local Economic Development also to equip with necessary skills tools and techniques and to customize EDPs according to local environment.

This 6 weeks international training programme (comprising 4 weeks of Classroom inputs & 2 weeks of Study Tour) is completely sponsored by the ITEC Division of the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India targeting participants from 161 countries. The fellowships will cover the following;

Interested persons will have to fill up their applications 'on-line'. The process of online-registration has started. Please click on the following link and fill the details before submitting it online:


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You have to submit your application directly to the Indian High Commission/Indian Embassy in your country and not to us. For this purpose, after filling up the application/ nomination form on-line, please take a print-out and get it endorsed by the Nodal Ministry (for information about the Nodal Ministry, pls. contact Indian Mission in your country) and thereafter, submit it along with photocopies of relevant documents (hard-copies of educational testimonials, English Proficiency Declaration duly signed by you and Medical Report duly endorsed by a Registered Physician) to the Indian Mission for their endorsement. After this procedure, your application will reach ITEC office, New Delhi, India, for their approval. While submitting the application form on-line, an Applicant does not have to attach any documents except entering the required information asked for.

Pls. remember that the Nodal Ministry is different from Embassy of India. In each country, a specific Ministry has been identified as a Nodal Ministry to endorse the ITEC nomination form. It could be Ministry of Industry & Commerce or Ministry of Education & Cultural Affairs, so on and so forth. You may have to check up this aspect with the Indian Mission in your country.

You may please send scanned version of the print-out of the on–line application duly endorsed by the Nodal Ministry along with scanned copies of educational testimonials, English Proficiency Declaration duly signed by you and Medical Report duly endorsed by a Registered Physician to the Indian Mission at their e-mail id which can be obtained from the website of Indian Mission in your country.

People in the age group of 25-45 years can participate in the programme.

Since it is a Government of India sponsored training programme, there is no need of having any invitation letter from us for your visa application.

Hope you will be able to complete the application process properly. In case of any query, please write to us.

The last date for submitting application form to the Indian Mission is 18th November 2018. Since the time is too short and limited seats are available interested persons are requested to submit their application at the earliest.