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Chief Minister Women Empowerment Scheme

  • 27 Sep 2021
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  • On September 26, 2021, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami announced the launch of 'Mukhyamantri Nari Sashaktikaran Yojana' (Chief Minister Women Empowerment Scheme) to make women self-reliant.

Key Points

  • Under this scheme, loans will be made available to the women of Uttarakhand for self-employment. This will make women financially independent.
  • Under this, a subsidy of 30 percent or up to Rs 1 lakh will be provided in the loan given to women.
  • Unmarried, divorced, handicapped women will be able to get the benefit of this scheme.
  • For the implementation of this scheme, a committee will be constituted under the chairmanship of the General Manager, District Industries Center in urban areas and Block Development Officer in rural areas.
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