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Schemes for Indian Woman Do you know ?

Schemes for Indian Woman Do you know?

 

Indian Government, at all levels, announces Welfare Schemes for a cross section of the society from time to time. These schemes could be either Central, State specific or a joint collaboration between the Centre and the States. In this section, we have attempted to provide you an easy and single point access to information about several welfare schemes of the Government and their various aspects including eligible beneficiaries, types of benefits, scheme details etc.

  • Samarth Yojna
    • Objective of the Scheme is to make the women self-dependent who in their youth have become widow/ divorced
  • Attendance Scholarships to Scheduled Caste Girls Students studying in Primary Classes
    • It has been observed that the number of Scheduled Caste girls in educational institutions is much less than their population, it is because of the fact that the parents/guardians of these girls are usually very poor and they donot pay any heed to female education. If at all these girls are admitted in the schools, they leave their studies to assist their parents for the augmentation of their family income by taking up menial jobs. Keeping these circumstances in view, the State Govt. decided to adopt some ways and means so that the drop-out tendency is checked initially at Primary stage. Consequently the scheme namely Attendance Scholarship to Scheduled Caste girl students studying in Primary Classes was introduced from the year 1992-93 as district level scheme.
  • Balika Samriddhi Yojana
    • Balika Samriddhi Yojana is a totally Centrally sponsored scheme. For that reason the total funding pattern is managed by the Government of India. The Balika Samriddhi Yojana will cover girl children in families below the poverty line, BPL as defined by the Government of India, in rural and urban areas, who are born on or after 15 August, 1997.
      \Balika Samriddhi Yojana is a totally Centrally sponsored scheme. For that reason the total funding pattern is managed by the Government of India. The Balika Samriddhi Yojana will cover girl children in families below the poverty line, BPL as defined by the Government of India, in rural and urban areas, who are born on or after 15 August, 1997.
      In rural areas the target group can be taken as the families which have been identified to be below the poverty line in accordance with the norms specified under Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana known as such with effect from 1.4.1999, previously known as the Integrated Rural Development Programme.
      In urban areas, wherever household surveys have been conducted as per the instructions of Government of India and lists of BPL families are prepared, such lists can be used. Wherever such lists are not prepared, the list of families covered under the Targetted Public Distribution System may be followed. Where neither of these lists are available, as a rule of thumb, families living in urban slums, both recognized as well as those not recognized, may be covered. Also, families which are in urban informal sector and working as rag pickers, vegetable or fish and flower sellers, pavement dwellers etc. would also be eligible. Applications may also be collected from families in non slum areas. Benefits under BSY will be restricted to two girl children in each household born on or after 15.8.1997 irrespective of the total number of children in the household.
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Creche Scheme for the Children of Working Mothers
    • Creche and Daycare Services are not only required by working mothers but also women belonging to poor families, who require support and relief from childcare as they struggle to cope with burden of activities, within and outside the home. Effective day care for young children is an essential cost effective investment as it provides support to both the mothers and young children. It is also a protection measure as it addresses issues such as child labour, school drop outs, child prostitution, out reach for medical and health programme, female literacy etc. Hence, there is an urgent need for improved quality and reach of child day care services for working women among all socio-economic groups in both the organized and unorganized sectors.
  • Aravanaippu Scheme for girl child in Puducherry
    • The scheme aims to improve the status of the girl child and to provide nutritious food to the girl child. Financial assistance is provided to the lactating mother.
  • Infant Mortality Rate Mission, IMR
    • Infant Mortality Rate continues to be high in Orissa. It is recognized that about 60 percent of infant deaths occur during the neonatal period, or the first four weeks of life. Most of these deaths are due to prematurity, low birth weight, respiratory infections, diarrhea and malnutrition. It is also acknowledged that infant mortality is higher in lower socioeconomic groups residing in backward tribal districts of Orissa. Notwithstanding the fact that several strategic interventions are being implemented to reduce MMR and IMR, the decline has been marginal. In the year 2001 when IMR was 97 per 1000 live births, the State Government decided to launch the IMR Mission to focus more on interventions addressing more proximal determinants of infant mortality. Home delivery by unskilled persons is a major cause of high infant mortality and morbidity. To promote institutional delivery, cash assistance was provided to beneficiaries to reach the health facility for delivery.
  • Swayam Siddha
    • Swayamsidha is an integrated project for the development and empowerment of women. It was introduced during 2001 to 2002 replacing the erstwhile Indira Mahila Yojana. The long term objective of the scheme is to achieve an all round empowerment of women, especially socially and economically by ensuring their direct access to, and control over, resources through a sustained process of mobilization and convergence of all ongoing sectoral programmes. The most important component of the programme is the formulation, implementation and monitoring of block specific composite projects for 4 to 5 years incorporating the following four elements
      Group formation or mobilization activities,
      Community oriented innovative interventions,
      Other schemes of W and CD Deptt.,namely Swawlamban, STEP, AGP, etc. if there is a felt need,
      Convergence of schemes of other departments, whether under GOI or State Government initiative.
  • Special Problem Funds
    • The scheme of Special Problem Funds has been introduced in the State during the year 1997 to 1998. The scheme aims at taking up small and essential projects of local importance involving special nature of problems in the absence of which the development process will remain incomplete. For example, works of the nature of providing missing links to the existing development infrastructure as well as repair modernization and expansion works particularly for purposes of improvement of existing educational institutions both Government as well as Private, roads, culverts, bridges, embankments, public religious places, cultural organizations as well as construction of new projects which will contribute to the overall development of community and wellbeing of the general public for which funds are not available otherwise, can be taken up through funds under the scheme.
  • Incentives to Women Enterpreneurs Scheme, 2003
    • Incentives to Women Enterpreneurs Scheme, 2003
  • Navajyoti Scheme
    • The tribals have poor access to the health services and they prefer to deliver at home with the help of the local dais. The TBAs have been living close to the communities and have established credibility and rapport with the communities than the system functionaries. Government of Orissa strongly feels that dais will attend to the new borns through home visits on the assigned days when they will be able to convey simple messages on Clean home deliveries, Care of the umbilical cord, Keeping the newborn warm (No bath for 7 days), Early initiation of breastfeeding, exclusive breastfeeding and continued feeding, Cleanliness of mother and baby, Initiation of immunization, Maternal nutrition. The main objective of the scheme are, Improve Home Based management of new born care in all the remote villages, Ensure early detection of sick new borns and facilitate their prompt referral to health facilities. The Strategies under the scheme are, Creating awareness of mother and other family members on neonatal & maternal care, Home based essential new born care, Identification of high risk babies, Improvement of service delivery system for maternal and neonatal care at Block Primary, Health Center or Community Health Center or First Referral Units and District headquarters
      hospital, Ensure 100 percentages quality three Ante Natal Care checkups or early registration within 12 weeks or TT immunization as per schedule or identify and refer complications of pregnancy, Improved use of Insecticide treated Bed net by pregnant women and newborns and
      improved coverage of malaria chemo prophylaxis, Prevention and management of infections - with immunization, early diagnosis and treatment of diseases using standard case definition, Community awareness for birth preparedness or complication readiness with full involvement in pregnancy and new born care, Capacity building of functionaries on quality care service delivery.
  • Ashirwad Scheme in Punjab
    • Under this Scheme Beneficiaries are those people who comes under Below Poverty Line. Schedule Caste, Christians girls, widows of these castes, divorcees on their remarriage are given some money as Ashirwad, also given to those girls of any caste, whose mother is a widow and comes under BPL on their marriage. This facility is given to maximum of two girls of the same family and applicant must be the permanent resident of Punjab and age of the girl must not be less than 18 years.
  • Assistance to Needy Widows in Andaman and Nicobar
    • The quantum of widow allowance shall be the prescribed money per month and the applicant shall cease to receive the assistance if she gets remarried or becomes financially independent afterwards, which may be divulged by due enquiry or through records.
  • Ayushmati Yojna
    • The ladies and girls of rural and landless families can avail the benefits under this scheme for treatment in the Government hospitals.
  • Balika Samridhi Yojna in Haryana
    • The girl child will be entitled to receive scholarship for each class of study successfully completed by her, ranging from Rs. 300 for class-I, and Rs. 1000 for class-X. The scheme was recast in 1999, and as per the recast scheme, the post delivery grant of Rs. 500 is given to the girl child. The amount of post delivery grant and scholarship are to be deposited in maximum interest bearing joint accounts like PPF or NSC, etc. in the name of the girl child and the designated officer with a bank branch or post office. The accumulated value of the deposits in the account will be payable to the girl child on her attaining the age of 18 years, and having remained unmarried till then.
  • Balika Samridhi Yojna in Sikkim
    • This scheme is aimed to: Raise the minimum age of marriage for girls. Assist girls to undertake income generating activities.
  • Community Development Programme by Himachal Pradesh Rural Development Department
    • Community Development Programme is based on old community development concept, which aims at the development of community with the initiative and participation of the community itself. The grant -in-aid is being provided to the Panchayat Samitis under the head Social Education and General Education for developmental activities in the social educational fields. Funds are provided to the Blocks for the construction/ completion of staff residential buildings and Gram Sewak huts. Besides, the funds are also provided for completion of on-going office buildings. The provision of the funds is made for providing staff salary of the employees posted at various levels. Grants are also provided for the promotion / strengthening of Mahila Mandals, incentive awards to Mahila Mandals and organisation of awareness camps for non-officials etc.
  • Employment schemes for ex-servicemen and widows by Ministry of Defence
    • Get information about the self employment scheme for ex-servicemen and widows of the servicemen provided by Ministry of Defence. Users can get information on various schemes such as SEMFEX-II, SEMFEX-III, etc. Information about the Self Employment Scheme for Ex-servicemen (SEMFEX-II) of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) and SEMFEX III is available. Details about the procedure for getting loans. Detailed information about the Zila Sainik Board/Rajya Sainik Board (ZSB/RSB) are also available.
  • Entrepreneurship Development Programme for Women
    • Development of entrepreneurship among women to encourage them to set up their own business ventures. Training programmes are conducted for Self Help Group women.
  • Establishing employment cum income generating units for women (Norbarian Assistance for Development
    • The aim of this scheme is to trained women for conventional and non conventional trades so that employment and income can be assured to them. The scheme is executed by NGOs registered under Society Registration Act, 1860.They get financial help from the government for this work
  • Financial Assistance for Marriage of Daughters of People Belonging to Scheduled Caste and Denotified Tribes in Haryana
    • Widows and destitute Women belonging to Scheduled Castes, Denotified Tribes, and Tapriwas community have no source of income, and they have to face problems in arranging marriages of their daughters because of poor economic conditions, thus creating a lot of social problems for this vunerable group. Under this scheme, subsidy to meet the marriage expenses of their daughters is given. The Scheme is also called as “Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Viwah Shagun Yojna”.
  • Financial Assistance to Widow and Destitute Women
    • This scheme was started in the year 1968. The purpose of this scheme is to provide Financial Assistance to the Widows and Destitute Women.
  • Flagship Programme on Finishing School for Women in Kerala
    • The flagship programme on finishing school for women was initiated in the year 2007-08. It proposes to equip and upgrade the faculties and skills of women job seekers through additional training so as to make them employable. To achieve this objective the services of a number of institutions like ITIs, Engg. Colleges. IITs, Public, Private agencies etc. are used
  • Gramya Yojna
    • Objective of the Scheme is to provide financial help for Business for women of rural areas for make them financially strong.
  • Grant of Financial Assistance for Performance of Marriage of Poor Brides Living Below Poverty Line in Puducherry
    • To provide financial assistance for the poor brides who are living below poverty line to meet their marriage expenses.
  • Hostel for Working Women
    • To provide suitable, inexpensive and safe accommodation to women who are working away from home.
  • Incentive to Widow's Remarriage
    • To encourage widows to remarry a bachelor/ widower, to lead a normal life.
  • Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) Scheme in Jharkhand
    • The Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) scheme is one of the flagship schemes identified by the Government of India. This scheme is sanctioned and monitored by the Ministry of Women & Child Development, Govt. of India uniformly throughout the country. In the State of Jharkhand this scheme is run by the Department of Social Welfare, Women and Child Development.
  • Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme
    • To promote health and nutritional status of young children from 0 to 6 years and to provide nutrition for children and women. These services are provided by Anganwadi centers in five ICDS Projects.
  • Integrated Pest Management
    • Under this Programme , emphasis is given on the use of Bio-pesticides and Bio-Agents inspite of chemicals pesticides. The major programme components covered under the IPM are :
      i. Farmers Field School.
      ii. Subsidy on Bio Pesticide.
  • Integrated Women Empowerment Programme (SwayamSidha) in Haryana
    • The objective of the scheme is the empowerment of women and to increase their share in the development of nation and their access to the resources through Self Help Groups.
  • Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY)
    • Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) is a safe motherhood intervention under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) being implemented with the objective of reducing maternal and neo-natal mortality by promoting institutional delivery among the pregnant women. JSY integrates cash assistance with antenatal, intranatal & postnatal care.
  • Janani Suraksha Yojana Scheme and Sukhibhava Scheme in Andhra Pradesh
    • A joint cash incentive amount from Janani Suraksha Yojana and Sukhibhava Scheme will be paid to rural below poverty line pregnant women who fulfill the revised and combined eligibility guidelines under the two schemes. This cash incentive is paid encourage pregnant women for an institutional delivery in Government / Private Institution which contributes for the reduction of Maternal Mortality and Infant Mortality.
  • Janani Suraksha Yojna(JSY) in Jammu and Kashmir
    • Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) is a safe motherhood intervention under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) being implemented with the objective of reducing maternal and neo-natal mortality by promoting institutional delivery among the poor pregnant women.
  • Kishori Shakti Yojana
    • This scheme has been designed for the adolescent girls in the age group of 11-15 years. Approximately, 18 adolescent girls, on an average, are covered at every anganwadi centre, under the scheme. Out of these 18 girls, 3 girls will be identified for 6 months who will be attached with the AWC. During this period these Adolescent Girls will learn through participation on preventive health, hygiene, nutrition, working of the anganwadi centres & family life education. Initially, there will be a 3 day training programme followed by 6 continuing sessions of 1 day each every month. The participant are provided with supplementary food at the anganwadi centre to improve their nutritional status.
  • Kudumbashree - Community Based Women Oriented Project to Fight Poverty in Kerala
    • Kudumbashree, is a major Government to Public (G2P) initiative aiming at women empowerment, implemented in the State by the State Poverty Eradication Mission by creating community based structures of women below poverty line. The following are the major components of the scheme.
      1) Developing minimum needed infrastructure, setting up of micro enterprises and capacity building of women below poverty line
      2) To provide good quality support services for designing and implementing self-employment ventures
      3) Setting up of challenge Fund to support pro-poor policies of local self-governments, a technology fund to support transfer of technology relevant for poverty reduction and a common revolving fund to provide seed capital for micro enterprises, etc.
  • Kulavilakku Scheme (Scheme for Pregnant Women) in Puducherry
    • To improve the nutritional status of Pregnant Women.
  • Mahalir Thittam by the Tamil Nadu Corporation for development of women Ltd. (TNCDW)
    • Mahalir Thittam is a socio-economic empowerment programme for women implemented by Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women Ltd. Mahalir Thittam is based on Self Help Group (SHG) approach and is implemented in partnership with Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Community based organizations.
  • Mahila Coir Yojana
    • Mahila Coir Yojana is the first women oriented self employment scheme being implemented by the Coir Board for the empowerment of women artisans in the coir sector. The scheme facilitates proliferation of the industry into new regions where raw material potential exists. The scheme envisages providing motorised ratts/ motorised traditional ratts to women artisans at 75% subsidised rate after providing them the necessary skill in its operation through field level training.
  • Mahila Mandal Protsahan Yojana in Himachal Pradesh
    • With a view to strengthen the Mahila Mandals and to ensure that they are involved in the process of development, the Department of Rural Development has introduced Mahila Mandal Protsahan Yojana. The incentives are based upon their performance in various fields such as Family Planning & Child Welfare, Promotion of Small Savings, Eradication of social evils and participation in literacy campaigns.
  • Mahila Samakhya programme
    • The Mahila Samakhya programme was launched in 1988 in pursuance of the goals of the New Education Policy (1986) and the Programme of Action as a concrete programme for the education and empowerment of women in rural areas, particularly of women from socially and economically marginalised groups.
  • Mahilaon ke Kaushal Unnyan Bavat
    • Objective of the Scheme is to provide Training to the women.
  • Mai Bhago Istri Shakti Scheme in Punjab
    • The scheme envisages to strengthen women especially in rural areas in single/individual capacity or clusters or groups. The objectives of the scheme is to strengthen their activities through training at convenient places. hassle free credit and assistance. The scheme also envisages creation of backward & forward linkages by creating a supply chain for providing raw material to women entrepreneurs with the help of apex/ state level organizations.
  • Mamata for pregnant women in Odisha
    • The scheme will provide monetary support to the pregnant and lactating women which will enable them to seek improved nutrition and promote health seeking behavior. This scheme is operational in all the 318 rural projects of the State. Pregnant and lactating women of 19 years of age and above for the first two births, except all Government/Public Sector Undertakings (Central and State) employees and their wives will be covered. The beneficiary will receive a total incentive of Rs. 5000 in four installments, subject to the fulfillment of specific conditions. Payment will be made by e-transfer from the CDPO to the beneficiary account.
  • Maternity Benefit
    • The purpose of the scheme is to provide monetary benefits to the pregnant ladies of poor families.
  • Micro Credit to Self Help Groups in Andhra Pradesh
    • To uplift Minority Women in urban and rural areas and to provide income generating activities for becoming self employable, the Andhra Pradesh State Minorities Finance Corporation has taken up the scheme of Micro Credit to Self Help Groups.
  • Micro-enterprises for Fisher Women as Social Security and Livelihood Support by Kerala Fisheries Department
    • This scheme aims at providing social security and livelihood support to fisher women in the State. It is estimated that hundreds of Self Help Groups (SHGs) of fisher women have been organised in the costal districts of Kerala. Based on performance, the self help groups of fisher women are given credit through commercial banks for starting micro enterprises in association with Kudumbasree and self-help group of rural women.The total outlay of the project will be used for providing marginal assistance to fisher women.
  • National AIDS Control Programme in Chandigarh
    • The National AIDS Control Programme is in operation in this territory since 1992-93. It comes under the purview of the Central Government.
  • National Family Benefit Scheme
    • As a sensitive social security measure targeting the poorest section of the society, National Family Benefit Scheme is being implemented in the State with 100 percent Government of India assistance since 15th August 1995 of the Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India. The main objective of the scheme is to rehabilitate a downtrodden BPL family on the event of death of its primary bread winner.
  • National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS) in Punjab
    • This scheme was first started in the State of Punjab in the year 1964. The purpose of this scheme is to provide Social Security in the shape of financial assistance to Old and Infirm persons.
  • National Programme for Education of Girls at Elementary Level in Andhra Pradesh
    • There exists a significant gender gap in enrolment at the elementary level, which is more acute for schedule caste and scheduled tribe girls, for whom the gender gap is almost 30% at the primary level and 26% at upper primary stage. The reduction of this gender gap has now plateaued and further reduction would require a concerted focus on the hard to reach groups. Therefore, it is necessary to include certain interventions addressing the specific needs of girl children. The objectives of National Programme for Education of Girls at Elementary Level are: a) to develop and promote facilities to provide access and to facilitate retention of girls and to ensure greater participation of women and girls in the field of education (b) to improve the quality of education through various interventions and to stress upon the relevance and quality of girls education for their empowerment.
  • National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in Odisha
    • The scheme aims to provide the enhancement of livelihood security to the households in the rural areas by providing at least one hundred days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every household, whose adult member volunteers to do unskilled manual work.
  • National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in Punjab
    • The main objective of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme is to enhance the livelihood security of the households in rural areas by providing at least hundred days of guaranted wage employment to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.
  • Nutrition programme for Adolescent Girls
    • To address the problem of under-nutrition among adolescent girls and pregnant women and lactating mothers, the Planning Commissionlaunched launched the Nutrition Programme for Adolescent Girls (NPAG). Under this scheme, food-grains are given to under nourished adolescent girls, pregnant women and lactating mothers. Nutrition and Health Education to the beneficiaries and their families is also given.
  • Odisha Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (OREGS)
    • The Odisha Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, OREGS was launched in 2006. The scheme will be implemented as a Centrally Sponsored scheme on a cost sharing basis between the Center and the State as determined by the Act. The Panchayats at each level will be the Principle Authorities for planning and implementation of the scheme. The basic objective of the scheme is to enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing atleast 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work. This work guarantee can also serve other objectives like generating productive assets, protecting the environment, empowering the rural women, reducing rural and urban migration, fostering social equity, among others.
  • Photo Copier Yojna
    • Objective of the Scheme is to provide Photo Copier in Registration Offices by credit and funds.this Scheme is only for women.
  • Promotion and Strengthening of Mahila Mandals in Haryana
    • The Mahila Mandals are voluntary organizations of rural women, interested in working together with the help of Gram Sevikas, Mukhya Sevikas, Supervisor, and Programme Officer. The Mahila Mandals do work for the promotion of Nutrition education, family welfare, food storage, immunization of children, small saving accounts of women, provision of bathrooms, smokeless chulhas, women crafts centre, and balwadis etc. The registered Mahila Mandals have their own constitutions and bye-laws for the conduct of day today business. The women and Child Development Department provide grants for the training of members of each Mahila Mandals.
  • Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) Sabla
    • An integrated package of services is to be provided to Adolescent Girls (AGs) that would be as follows:
      1.Enable the AGs for self-development and empowerment
      ii. Improve their nutrition and health status.
      iii. Promote awareness about health, hygiene, nutrition, Adolescent
      Reproductive and Sexual Health (ARSH) and family and child care.
      iv. Upgrade their home-based skills, life skills and tie up with National Skill
      Development Program (NSDP) for vocational skills
      v. Mainstream out of school AGs into formal/non formal education
      vi. Provide information/guidance about existing public services such as PHC,
      CHC, Post Office, Bank, Police Station, etc.
  • Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) in Manipur
    • The RKVY aims at achieving 4% annual growth in the agriculture sector during the XI Plan period, by ensuring a holistic development of Agriculture and allied sectors (Fisheries Department, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry etc).
      The main objectives of the scheme are : (i) To incentivise the states so as to increase public investment in Agriculture and allied sectors.
      (ii) To provide flexibility and autonomy to states in the process of planning and executing Agriculture and allied sector schemes.
      (iii) To ensure the preparation of agriculture plans for the districts and the states based on agro-climatic conditions, availability of technology and natural resources.
      (iv) To ensure that the local needs/crops/priorities are better reflected in the agricultural plans of the states.
      (v) To achieve the goal of reducing the yield gaps in important crops, through focussed interventions.
      (vi) To maximize returns to the farmers in Agriculture and allied sectors.
  • Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) in Punjab
    • This is a special central assistance scheme of the Government of India and implemented by the State Government, primarily aimed at evolving a strategy to rejuvenate the agriculture sector of the State. As per the scheme, the Government of Punjab has to prepare the State and District-level plans in the field of agriculture and allied sectors, based on guidelines issued by the Planning Commission, for availing financial assistance from Government of India.The objectives of the scheme, in general, are to provide incentives to the State for increasing public investment in agriculture and allied sectors, and in particalar,(1)to ensure that agriculture for the State and districts are prepared based on agro-climatic conditions, availability of technology and natural resources(2)to make sure that local needs/crops/priorities are better reflected in the agricultural plan of the State (3)to reduce yield gaps in important crops through focused interventions (4)Maximisation of returns to farmers in agriculture and allied sectors (5)to bring about quantifiable changes in production and productivity of various components of agriculture and allied sectors by addressing them in a holistic manner.The allocation for the scheme is Rs.6011.10 lakhs
  • Reclamation of waterlogged lands
    • Under this Programme , emphasis is given on horizontal expansion of agricultural area. The major programme components covered under this programe: Reclamation of water logged soils with provision of complete network of drainage system, desiltation of irrigation channels, construction of ring bunds etc at the rate of Rs. 10,000/ Ha.
  • Residential Institute & Training Centre for Women in Mizoram
    • The Primary objective of Residential Institute & Training Centre (RITC) also known as Home for Women In Distress is to rehabilitate women who are in need of care, protection and training for their security and self-employment. The intention for establishing RITC is to rehabilitate women who are victims of circumstances who get involved in situations where they are socially and economically deprived, discarded and handicapped by giving them shelter, care, treatment and training to enable them to take care of themselves.
  • Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana
    • The two schemes namely ''Employment Assurance Scheme'' and ''Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana'' have been merged into one scheme namely ''Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana''. The objectives of the SGRY are to provide additional wage employment in the rural areas and also food security, along-side the creation of durable community, social and economic assets and infrastructure developments in these areas such as soil and moisture conservation works, watershed development, promoting of traditional water resources, afforestation and construction of village infrastructure and link roads, primary school buildings, civil dispensaries, veterinary hospitals, marketing infrastructure and Panchayat Ghars etc.
  • Scheme for National Sports Festival for Women in Odisha
    • The National Sports Festival for Women was first organised in the year 1975 as a part of the celebration of the International Women's year.
  • Scheme for rehabilitation of Disabled person
    • The Objectives of the Scheme To ensure effective implementation of the Act. To encourage voluntary action. To create enabling environment. To ensure equal opportunities, equity and social justice to persons with disabilities. To empower persons with disabilities. To implement outreach and comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation programmes in urban and rural environments. To enhance education opportunities at all levels and in all forms. To enlarge the scope of vocational and professional opportunities, income generation and gainful occupations. To support all such measures as may be necessary for promoting formal as well as non-formal employment and placement opportunities. To support people with disabilities in projects which are environment friendly and Eco promotive. To support effort to ensure protection of human, civil and consumer rights persons with disabilities. To support legal literacy, including legal counselling, legal aid and analysis and evaluation of existing laws. To support the development publication and dissemination of information, documentation and training materials. To support the conduct of surveys and other forms of epidemiological studies. To support (a) construction and maintenance of building, (b) furniture and fixtures, and (c) installation and maintenance of machinery and equipment. To support and facilitate the availability of appropriate housing homes and hostel facilities. To establish and support facilities for sports, recreation, leisure-time activities, excursions, creative and performing arts, cultural and socially inclusive activities. To promote research in various development areas, innovative strategies, assistive devices and enabling technologies and support production of such devices ensuring quality control. To support manpower development activities to train required personnel at different levels for the programmes/projects/activities for persons with disabilities. To set up well-equipped resource centres at different levels. To promote and support the development of self-help, groups parent organisations and independent living. To encourage coordination, cooperation, networking and multisectoral linkages. To support such other measures, which may meet the needs of the persons with disability and fulfil the obligations as prescribed in the Disability Act of 1995.
  • Scheme to Protect Forest
    • This scheme envisages forest protection with the active participation of Vana Samrakshana Samithies (VSSs) and Non-Governmental Organisations. The main activities under this scheme are fire protection by creation and maintenance of 5000 km fire lines, and fire protection work, by utilising the support of VSSs, protection of fragile eco systems, compensation for land to be acquired under section 4(1) of the ecologically fragile land act, 2003, etc. Total outlay of the project is Rs.107.00 lakh.
  • Scholarship Scheme for Women Scientists and Technologists by Department of Science and Technology (DST)
    • The 'Women Scientists Scheme (WOS-A)' of the Department of Science and Technology is aimed to provide opportunities to women scientists and technologists for pursuing research in basic or applied sciences in frontier areas of science and engineering. A special provision has been made under this Scheme to encourage those women scientists who have had breaks in their careers.
  • Single Women Benefit Scheme
    • This scheme is to empower destitute and marginalized women such as widows, divorcees, separated, unwed mothers and unmarried women and to enable her to setup small enterprises to overcome her financial difficulties. As one time grant-in-aid of Rs. 10,000 is provided to selected single women.
  • Special Grant to Scheduled Caste Girl students studying in post-matric and post-graduate classes
    • The object of the scheme is to provide financial assistance for clothes and betterment of the Scheduled Castes girl students studying in Post-Matric and Post-Graduate Classes.
  • State Protective Home Scheme
    • Social Security , Women and Child Development, Punjab, deals with all cases related to State Protective Homes. Under this scheme , Residential Facilities are provided to Girls/Women sent by Honorable Court under Immoral Traffic Prevention Act, 1956 for giving Accommodation, Maintenance, Education, Medical and Rehabilitation to the eligible Women and Girls.
  • Swadhar Yojna scheme for women in difficult circumstances
    • The following are the objectives of the scheme:
      1.To provide primary need of shelter, food, clothing and care to the marginalized
      women/girls living in difficult circumstances who are without any social and economic support
      2. To rehabilitate them socially and economically through education, awareness, skill up gradation and personality development through behavioral training etc.
      3. To arrange for specific clinical, legal and other support for women/girls in need of those intervention by linking and networking with other organizations in both Govt. & Non-Govt. sector on case to case basis
      4. To provide such other services as will be required for the support and rehabilitation to such women in distress.
  • Swarnima Loan Scheme in Himachal Pradesh
    • Loan under this Scheme is provided to those women beneficiaries of backward classes who belongs to BPL families. The loan under this Scheme is given for Dairy Unit and Small Business at a still lower rate of interest per annum.
  • Swarnima Loan Scheme of Himachal Backward Classes Finance and Development Corporation
    • The Corporation provides loan under New Swarnima Scheme to inculcate the spirit of self-reliance among the women of Backward Classes living below the poverty line. This cooperation provides special concessions to eligible women.
  • Swarnjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY) in Tripura
    • Government of India has restructured the earlier poverty alleviation programs and introduced a new program styled as Swarnjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGRY) w.e.f. April1, 1999. SGSY is a holistic programme covering all aspects of self employment to BPL (below poverty line) families such as organisation of poor into Self Help Groups(SHGs), imparting training for skill upgradation, infrastructure development and marketing of products .The Central and State Governments fund SGSY scheme in the ratio of 4:1%.The objective of SGSY is to bring the assisted families (Swarozgaris) above the poverty line (APL) by providing them income-generating assets through Bank credit and Government subsidy.
  • Tailoring Training to Scheduled Caste Widows and Destitute Women in Haryana
    • The aim of the scheme is to enable Scheduled Caste widows, girls, and destitute women for self-employment. A stipend per month and raw material per trainee is given to a trainee for getting training from the nearest Kalyan Kendra, run by this Department. After completion a year of this course, each widow, girl, or destitute woman is given a new sewing machine to earn her livelihood. The Department has trained Scheduled Caste widows, destitute women and girls.
  • Tamil Nadu Women Development Project
    • This Project, more popularly known as Mahalir Thittam, is implemented with the support of Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Banks and is functioning through a network of Women Self Help Groups (SHGs), established and monitored with the assistance of NGOs. The project also plans for the growth of SHG movement with a view to promote sustainability combined with the deepening of coverage at habitations and ward and slums in urban areas.
      Under the project, members of matured Self Help Groups ready to absorb loans are linked with banks and other financial institutions to avail credit. SHGs have been linked with bank credit for various economic activities such as Agriculture, Horticulture, Sericulture, Animal Husbandry, Cottage and Village Industries and other small businesses and micro enterprises in Urban areas.
      Mahalir Thittam has created awareness among women of their own strengths, resources and ability to face risks. As the bank loan liability is entirely on the women and the group, the women themselves act as best judges in respect of economic activities and levels of credit required. The project implementation units and the NGOs serve as mere facilitators and advisors in this process, with decision making left entirely to the participating women.
  • Tankan Prashikshan Yojna
    • Objective of the Scheme is to provide typing training to the educated unemployed girls/women.
  • Technology Development & Utilization Programme for Women
    • The objectives of the programme are :
      1.Promoting the adoption of new technologies by women.
      2.Awareness creation and training of women on technology related issues with regard to women.
      3.Promoting Technological upgradation of tiny, small and medium enterprises run by women entrepreneurs.
      4.Showcasing of appropriate technologies and organizing demonstration programmes for the benefit of women
      5.Design and development of products, processes beneficial to women
  • Ujjawala Scheme for Prevention of Trafficking and Rescue, Rehabilitation and Reintegration
    • The objective of the scheme is to prevent trafficking of women and children for commercial sexual exploitation through social mobilization and involvement of local communities, awareness generation programmes, generate public discourse through workshops/seminars and such events and any other innovative activity and to facilitate rescue of victims from the place of their exploitation and place them in safe custody, to facilitate reintegration of the victims into the family and society at
      large.
  • Universal Immunisation Programme
    • Universal immunisation programme, UIP, was launched in 1985 in a phased manner. Immunisation is one of the most cost effective interventions for disease prevention. Traditionally, the major thrust of immunisation services has been the reduction of infant and child mortality. Immunisaton is an important vehicle for health promotion and therefore is a true national investment. As per NFHS 3 data, full immunisation coverage in Orissa was 52 percent and no immunisation was 9 percent. Evaluated coverage by UNICEF in the last 3 years indicates that there is a decline in coverage of all antigens. Proportion of districts achieving 80 percent of DPT3 coverage has also decreased. As per NHFS 3, full immunisation has increased to 51.8 percent of children from 12 to 23 months and sustained efforts can increase it further. Districts will provide equitable, efficient and safe immunisation services to all infants and pregnant women. The aim is to achieve 100 percentages of full immunisation status by 2009 to 2010 and to maintain it for long.
      The objectives of the mission are:
      I. Contribute to global eradication of Polio by 2007.
      II. Elimination of Neonatal Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis by 2009.
      III. Establish sufficient sustainable and accountable fund flow at all levels.
      IV. Ensure that there is sustained demand and reduced social barriers to access immunisation services.
    • The strategies of the programme are:
      I. Reducing drop outs rate and missed opportunities.
      II. Strengthen institutional training at all levels.
      III. Strengthen coordination and review meeting at all levels.
      IV. Strengthening micro planning processes in all districts and urban areas.
      V. Strengthening coordination with national operational guidelines, supervision practices and prioritizing poorly performing districts and under served populations.
      VI. Reaching the under served by influencing behavior at household level through BCC.
  • Vocational and Skill Training Programme for Women

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