KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 (Bernama) — The Tunas Usahawan Belia Bumiputera (TUBE) programme is expected to begin in July, said SME Corp Malaysia Chief Executive Officer Datuk Habsah Hashim.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak Saturday announced the allocation of RM10 million for the programme, which is aimed at helping young Bumiputeras to start a business.
Habsah said the programme is still at the discussion stage, and expressed hope that the plans could be finalised soon.
TUBE is managed by SME Corp and the International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI), and involves three phases before the participants are given a RM15,000 launching grant.
Habsah said the first phase is about character building through physical and mental training, while phase two is a workshop on business fundamentals and the final phase covers business implementation.
“We will start the programme when the funds are received and after the completion of discussions with the National Service Training... Read More