1000 Young Entrepreneurs Development Programme 

The Ministry of Industries has implemented “1000 Young Entrepreneurs Development Programme” to support young entrepreneurs in SME sector in the country, who expect to expand/enhance their industries up to the export market level, who are facing barriers of lack of skills/knowledge/training/productivity and identifying existing issues.

The program is to be implemented at the district level, and the pilot project has been started in Gampaha district.

The program has been implemented with the support of the Gampaha District Secretariat, National Enterprise Development Authority (NEDA), Small Enterprise Development Division (SED), Industrial Development Board (IDB), Department of Commerce, Export Development Board, Department of Manpower and Employment and National Crafts Council.