Government of Karnataka

Department of Social Welfare

Notice for Empanelment

Department of Social Welfare, Government of Karnataka is looking to empanel franchisors/firms to accelerate entrepreneurship in the state. The entrepreneurship program aims to impart skills and foster entrepreneurship across all sectors at the bottom of the pyramid. This can happen only through strategic collaboration with the Industry. The empaneled franchisors will be benefitted in the following ways.

  • It gives the empaneled partner an opportunity to be a part of the pioneering initiative of The Government of Karnataka which intends to take entrepreneurship to tier II and tier III cities.
  • This initiative offers an opportunity to increase the market share through new dealers or franchises.
  • It reduces the time and effort that goes into promotion and publicity by companies as the task of identifying the entrepreneurs is done by the Government.
  • The Government provides some part of the capital investment in the form of a seed fund and offers assistance in procuring financial assistance through Banking and financial institutions.

Criteria for empanelment of Companies/firms
  • The firm should be providing franchisee/dealership opportunity
  • It should have a strong brand and market presence for at least three years
  • It should be a registered company in India and provide company registration details
  • The firm should have a minimum of ten franchisee/dealership
  • The firm should be able to provide training marketing and hand holding to the entrepreneurs

The Government of Karnataka invites for expression of interest from the firms to participate in this flagship entrepreneurship program from 15.10.2018 to 24.10.2018. Further details can be found at and
For more details, please contact 080 22868870

Application Form For Empanelment Of Franchisors For Samruddhi Scheme

Name of Organization *

Registered documents of the organisation/entity/firm to be submitted *

  (self-attested photocopy)

Promoter/ Director/ Partner *

Year of Establishment *

Total no. of Employees *

Contact Person & Designation *

Correspondence address *

Contact No. *

Email Address *

Website Url *

Business Segment *

Brand Name *

Business Model *


Organisation Status *


Permanent Account No. of Organization / TIN / GST *

  (self-attested photocopy)

Annual turnover for the last three years *

  Chartered Accountant certified documents to be submitted

Number of franchisee(s) in India with locations *

Number of franchises in Karnataka with locations *

Brief of the Franchisee Business (Opportunity, trends, customers, customer preference) *

Criteria for selection of each of the Franchisee/ Dealers *

1. Proposed Location *

2. Space (Area) required *

3. Experience required *

4. Investment required *

5. Qualification of franchise/ dealer *

6. Others (If Any)

Benefits to be extended by Franchisees/ Dealers/entity *

Franchisee/ Dealership Total Investment *

1. Franchisee Cost*

2. Set up Cost *

3. Operation Cost *

4. Total Cost *

Expected ROI to Franchisee/ Dealership *

Self-certification that entity have never been blacklisted by any Govt. Organization *

To be submitted on company letterhead

Number of Franchisee/ Dealership proposed in Karnataka *

Any other relevant details (Statutory Compliances / pre requisites for franchisee/ dealership)

Any other financial or non-financial benefit that can be extended to the Franchisee/dealer (Please specify)