The MSME Development Institute, formerly SISI, will hold an entrepreneurship development programme (EDP) for those belonging to Scheduled Caste on November 14 at MABASET located at Raja Street in Sanjay Nagar here at 9.30 a.m.

A release from the institute's assistant director says those aged between 18 and 45 years, with a minimum qualification of Class X, may attend the programme, provided they have a definite proposal to start a micro, small and medium enterprise.

Shortlisted candidates will undergo a six-week EDP training programme, on successful completion of which the institute will recommend the banks to provide financial assistance for their ventures.

Those interested could register their names for the programme with Assistant Director of MSME Development Institute (previously SISI), 386 Patel Road, Ramnagar, Coimbatore- 9, or at phone number 0422-2233956 or 2230426. Mobile number is 94434 70062.