background

National Women Welfare Schemes

 SL.NO   SCHEME NAME   Category   Scheme Description   CONCERNED DEPARTMENT   CONTACT PERSON   DESIGNATION    CONTACT NUMBER   FAX   EMAIL ID   WEBSITES/RELATED LINKS   ADDRESS   SCHEME ID   ADDITIONAL CONTACT DETAILS LINK  NEXT LINK
1 One Stop Centre for women in distress Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation One Stop Centres - Sakhi provide an integrated range of services to women affected by violence. These services include medical aid, police assistance, legal aid/case management, psychosocial counselling and temporary support services. Women in distress can reach the Centres physcially or over the phone. One Sakhi Centre is to be set up in every district of India. MINISTRY OF WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT Shri B. B. Baseshankar Under Secretary Ph. No. 011-23381611 bbb.shankar60@gov.in,  nic-mwcd@gov.in Scheme Details  : http://nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%2010%20OSC%20Scheme%20Details.pdf Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi For more details, please contact  : https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who
2 Technology Development and Utilization Programme for Women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation DSIR under its “Technology Development and Utilization Programme for Women (TDUPW)” provides assistance for those projects which are relevant to technology development and utilization by women with special emphasis to technologies developed by scientific establishments. In particular, the projects of the following nature are eligible for assistance:                             Technology development and dissemination, which can reduce the drudgery, lead to capacity building and economically empower women. Projects will be supported in areas like food processing, health and hygiene, nutrition etc.                                                                       Use of technology to promote capacity building and competitiveness of women Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology Shri Vimal Kumar Varun Scientist 'F' and Member Secretary (ITeG) (011) 26516078, 26590416 (011) 26516078 vkv@nic.in For more details, please contact : http://www.dsir.nic.in/#files/12plan/a2k/tdupw_guide.html Room No. 14-B, S&T Block I, Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110016. INDIA For more details, please contact  : http://www.dsir.nic.in/#files/telephone_and_email.html
3 Trafficking - Ujjawala scheme for victims of trafficking Others Ujjawala is a comprehensive scheme for prevention of trafficking, with five specific components:                                                                                                         i) Prevention, which consist of formation of community vigilance groups/ adolescences groups, awareness and sensitization of important functionaries like police, community leaders and preparation of awareness generation materials, holding workshop, etc.    ii) Rescue, safe withdrawal of the victim from the place of exploitation.   iii) Rehabilitation, which includes providing safe shelter for victims with basic amenities such as food, clothing, counselling medical care, legal-aid, vocational training and income generation activities, etc.   iv) Re-integration, which includes restoring the victim into the family/community (if so she desires) and the accompanying costs.  v) Repatriation, which includes repatriation of the victim to their country of origin. Ministry of Women & Child Development Dr. Madhu Rani Teotia, IAS PS to MoS (WCD) 011-23382361, 011-23382363 23387854 pstomos-mowcd@gov.in https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Where to find an Ujjawala Home:  http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%207%20Ujjawala%20Home%20locations%20as%20on%2025.8.2015.pdf
4 Provisions for women at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Education IGNOU has been making many efforts to promote learning among women. 38 Special Study Centres and 7 Regular Sudy Centres have been set up to cater o women especially in remote and rural areas. The University established the School of Gender and Development Studies in 2007. It offers five academic programmes. Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU) For more details, please contact : http://www.ignou.ac.in/ For more details, please contact : http://www.ignou.ac.in/userfiles/ImpNumbers_2016.pdf
5 Women Cooperatives Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Mai Bhago Istri Shakti Scheme works to promote women entrepreneurship through the medium of Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS). Vocational training, capacity building, loans, subsidies etc. will be provided to women. They will be encouraged to form SHGs and cooperatives.  Department of Social Security and Development of Women and Children, Govt. of Punjab Smt. Aruna Chaudhary, Cabinet Minister Minister In Charge 0172-2740912, 99149-00007 https://sswcd.punjab.gov.in/en/contact-us/minister-in-charge 37/6, Punjab Civil Secretariat-I, Sector 1, Chandigarh More information : https://punjabcooperation.gov.in/word_documents/mai%20bhago.pdf For more details, please contact : http://www.pbsocialsecurity.gov.in/index.php/contact-us/address
6 Savings for the girl child Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Mukhyamantri Kanya suraksha Yojana aims to prevent female foeticide, to encourage birth of girl child, to improve sex ratio and to encourage birth registration. Benefits under this scheme are provided to those girls of BPL families who were born after November 22, 2007. Benefits are given to only for two girls per family. Under this scheme, an amount of Rs 2,000 is invested in Children's Career Balanced Plan of UTI Mutual Fund in the name of girl. On completion of 18 years, the amount equal to the maturity value will be paid to the girl child. To apply under the scheme, please contact your local Anganwadi Worker Department of Social Welfare, Govt. of Bihar Sri Atul Prasad  I.A.S. Additional Chief Secretary 0612-2217244 2217239 secysw-bih@nic.in , swbihar@gmail.com https://state.bihar.gov.in/socialwelfare/CitizenHome.html Old Secretariate, Rajbansi Nagar, Patna, Bihar 800015 More information : http://www.wdcbihar.org.in/MKSYDetails.aspx For more details, please contact : http://www.wdcbihar.org.in/Contact-us.aspx
7 Supporting Women SHGs Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Mission Shakti is aimed at the empowerment of women through the pomotion of Women's Self-Help Groups (WSHGs). Under this, SHGs are provided with bank linkages, training, capacity building, micro credit support, seed money, financial assistance, market linkages etc. Women & Child Development Department, Govt. of Odisha Smt. Chithra Arumugam ,IAS, Commissioner - cum-Secretary 2536775 (O) 2406756 wcdsec.or@nic.in  http://wcdodisha.gov.in/  WCD Dept. Secretariat, Bhubaneswar More information : http://magazines.odisha.gov.in/Orissareview/2011/Feb-Mar/engpdf/51-54.pdf For more details, please contact : http://wcdodisha.gov.in/?q=node/9
8 Menstrual hygiene framework Health The menstrual hygiene management framework has been put in place at the central level by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation. It sets the standard for action by State and District authorities, schools and communities to ensure menstrual hygiene for women. Funds for IEC under Swachh Bharat Mission - Grameen may also be used to create awareness on menstrual hygiene. Women SHGs are encouraged to operate Production Centres and Rural Sanitary Marts. Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Office of Secretary (DWS) Ministry Of Jal Shakti 011-24361011, 011-24361245 011-24361207 https://jalshakti-ddws.gov.in/contact-us C Wing, 4th Floor, Pandit Deendayal Antyodaya Bhawan, CGO Complex Lodhi Road, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation : https://www.mdws.gov.in/whos-who
9 Promoting women farmers Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Mahila Kisan Sashatikaran Pariyojana (MKSP) works towards empowering women in agriculture, enhancing the productive participation of women in agriculture, create and sustain agriculture based livelihoods of rural women and nable women to have better access to inputs and services of the govt and other agencies  Ministry of Rural Development Shri Mukesh Kumar Bansal PS to Minister 23782327, 23383548,  23782373 23385876 mukesh[dot]kumar2005[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in https://rural.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi - 110001, INDIA More information : http://mksp.gov.in/ For more details, please contact : https://rural.nic.in/contact-us
10 Combating Adolescent Anaemia Health The Weekly Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation (WIFS) Programme is an initiative to meet the challenge of high prevalence and incidence of anaemia amongst adolescent girls and boys. WIFS targets in-schoold adolecent (10-19 years) boys & girls and out of school adolescent girls. The programme includes supervised weekly ingestion of IFA supplementation and biannual helminthic control, besides providing nutrition, health education and screening of moderate/severely anemic adolescents for further managment at health facilities. The programme is implemented across the country both in rural and urban areas. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Abhinav Gupta PS to Minister 011-23063024, 011-23063513, 011-23061661 011-23062358 pstohfm[at]gov[dot]in https://main.mohfw.gov.in/department-health-and-family-welfare-directory Room No. 348; 'A' Wing, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi-110011 More information : http://www.nhm.gov.in/nrhm-components/rmnch-a/adolescent-health-rksk/weekly-iron-folic-acid-supplementation-wifs/background.html For more details, please contact : https://mohfw.nic.in/Contact%20Us/department-health-and-family-welfare-directory
11 Scholarship for secondary education of girls Education Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme grants scholarship of Rs. 3000 to adolescent girls to enable them to complete their secondary education. The girl child should have appeared in the National Talent Search Test to be conducted by the Board of School Education. Students can encash this amount after successful completion of their secondary education. This scheme applies to girls whose family income is less than Rs.300, 000 per annum. Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education, Government of Jammu and Kashmir Joint Director, KAS (JKS) 9419170584 dse.jammu@jk.gov.in http://schedujammu.nic.in/contactus.htm Muthi Camp, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir 181205 More information : http://jkbose.jk.gov.in/scholarships.php For more details, please contact : http://jkbose.jk.gov.in/scholarships.php
12 Scholarship for women ST students Education National Overseas Scholarship Scheme for Scheduled Tribes provides financial assistance to meritorious students for pursuing higher studies in foreign universities in Master Level Courses, Ph.D and Post-Doctoral research programmes, in the field of Engineering, Technology and Science. 30% of the awards are earmarked for women. Ministry of Tribal Affairs Dr. Anil Kumar Addepally Private Secretary 23388482(O), 23381499(O) 23070577  agmu196[at]ifs[dot]nic[dot]in https://tribal.nic.in/ContactUs.aspx Chepauk, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 621301 More information : https://tribal.nic.in/DivisionsFiles/Education/RevisedGuidelinesNOSST1718.pdf For more details, please contact : https://tribal.nic.in/Content/contact_us.aspx
13 Assistance to mothers Health Under the Matru Samrudhhi Yojna, cash assistance of Rs. 5,000/- is given to mothers that deliver at Government as well as registered private hospitals. This is valid up to first two live births. Department of Medical Health, Administration of Daman and Diu 0260-2230700 2602231707 pers-dd@nic.in,  www.daman.nic.in Department of Personnel & Administrative Reforms, Ground Floor, Secretariat, Fort Area, Moti Daman, Daman (U.T.) - 396220. Application form : http://vbch.dnh.nic.in/pdf/MSY%20FORM.pdf More information : http://diu.gov.in/chcmsy.html
14 State Government Working Women's Hostels Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under this scheme, grants were released to J.S.S. Mahavidyapeetha for construction of hostel at Charamarajanagar district head quarters.  Construction of the building is completed and women have availed accommodation in these hostels. Funding has also been released to Mahila Samaja Organization at Sulya Taluk, Dakshina Kannada District and to Johara Women and Children Welfare Trust at Kalburgi District.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka 080-22355984 directorwcd01[at]gmail[dot]com 1st floor, M.S. Building,Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore-01, India More information ; http://dwcd.kar.nic.in:8080/women_welfare.jsp For more details, please contact  : http://dwcd.kar.nic.in:8080/contact_us.jsp
15 Residential schools for tribal girls Education The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, through States/UTs sets up Ashram schools for tribals girls and boys in Tribal Sub-Plan areas. State Governments are eligible for 100% funding for establishment of Ashram Schools for girls in these areas inlcuding school buildings, hostels, kitchen and staff quarters. In the case of boy's schools, the funding is on a 50:50 basis between Centre and State.  Ministry of Tribal Affairs Dr. Anil Kumar Addepally Private Secretary 23388482(O), 23381499(O) 23070577 agmu196[at]ifs[dot]nic[dot]in https://tribal.nic.in/ContactUs.aspx Chepauk, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 621301 More information : https://tribal.nic.in/writereaddata/Schemes/AshramSchoolGuideline.pdf For more details, please contact : https://tribal.nic.in/Content/contact_us.aspx
16 Stree Shakti groups for economic empowerment Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Stree Shakthi Groups are formed at the village level to inculcate the savings habit in the members and empower them economically. About 15 to 20 women members who are from below poverty line families, landless  agricultural labourers, SC/ST women join together. Stree Shakthi Groups are  formed through  Anaganwadi workers and taluk federations. They are provided with financial and other support from the State Government. Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka 080-22355984 directorwcd01[at]gmail[dot]com 1st floor, M.S. Building,Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore-01, India More information : http://dwcd.kar.nic.in:8080/stree_shakti.jsp For more details, please contact : http://dwcd.kar.nic.in:8080/contact_us.jsp
17 The National Livestock Mission (NLM) Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The National Livestock Mission was launched in 2014 with the objective to encourage formation of groups of farmers and cooperatives/producers companies of small and marginal farmers/livestock owners. It promotes innovative pilot projects and mainstreaming of successful pilots relating to livestock sector. IT provides infrastructure and linkages for marketing, processing and value addition, as forward linkage for the farmer’s enterprises. State Governments are mandated, as far as possible, to cover physically 30% women farmers/beneficiaries under this mission. For area specific details, please contact your State Livestock Development Board. Department of Animal Husbandry Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Shri Raj Kumar Digvijay Private Secretary 23380780 officeministerahdf[at]gmail[dot]com https://dahd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who More information : http://dadfonline.gov.in/NLM.aspx Department of Animal Husbandry Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare : https://dahd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who
18 Welfare scheme for beedi workers Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under this scheme, an amount of Rs. 2500 is given to beedi workers for domestic electricity. The financial assistance of Rs. 40,000 from the Ministry of Labour & Employment, GOI and Rs. 20,000/- from the State Labour Departtment is also given in two equal installments for the construction of houses. Those workers are eligible who are engaged in the beedi industry for at least one year and the monthly income of the family should not exceed Rs. 6500. The worker should have a house in her name or in the name of the family member. In case the house is not owned by the beedi worker, the owner must give no objection. Department of Labour, Government of West Bengal ABHINAV CHANDRA, IAS Office of the Labour Commissionerate (033)-2248-8150 labourcommissioner[dot]wb[at]gmail[dot]com https://wblc.gov.in/contactinfo 11th Floor, New Secretariat Building, 1, K.S. Roy Road, BBD Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001 More information :https://wb.gov.in/404-page.aspx?aspxerrorpath=/portal/documents/10180/0/wbbwws.pdf/404-page.aspx
19 Assistance for marriage of girls in shelter homes Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Mukhya Mantri Sanwasin Vivah Anudan Yojana provdes financial assistance for marriage expenses to girls who stay in government run homes and whose parents are unknown. Assistance of Rs. 20,000 is provided to the girls residing in the State run homes at the time of their marriage. The amount is paid in the form of a cheque by the Superintendent of the home in which she lives. Applications should be written to Superintendent, Protection Homes or the Balika Grah along with supporting documents such as age certificate, marriage registration certificate, certificate for not receiving dowry, and residence proof of staying in the Protection Home/balika grah. Department of Social Welfare, Govt. of Bihar Sri Atul Prasad I.A.S. Additional Chief Secretary 0612-2217244 2217239 secysw-bih@nic.in , swbihar@gmail.com https://state.bihar.gov.in/socialwelfare/CitizenHome.html Old Secretariate, Rajbansi Nagar, Patna, Bihar 800015 More information : http://www./bihar/mukhya-mantri-sanwasin-vivah-anudaan-yojana.html
20 Promoting entrepreneurship - Stand Up India Scheme Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Stand Up India Scheme provides credit and handholding support to entrepreneurs, particularly women, SCs and STs. Bank loans between Rs. 10 lakh and Rs.1 Crore available for setting up greenfield enterprises. At least one borrower per bank branch must be a woman Small Industries Development Bank of India 011- 23448300 23682462 newdelhi[at]sidbi[dot]in More information : https://www.standupmitra.in/Home/SchemeGuidelines New Delhi Office : ATMA RAM HOUSE, 1 Tolstoy Marg, New Delhi- 110001.
For more details, please contact : https://www.sidbi.in/en/contact-us  find a Connect Centre : https://www.standupmitra.in/SUCCs
21 Toilets for women under Swachh Bharat Mission Health Under the Swachh Bharat Mission, apart from BPL households, identfiied women headed households are also given an incentive of Rs. 12000 to build an individual toilet. Under the Swachh Bharat Mission - Grameen, the Village Water and Sanitation Committee (VWSC) provides motivation, mobilization, implementation and supervision to the programme. 50% of the members of VWSC must be women. Further, Nigrani Samiti comprising of women members of the community also works towards achieving the goal of open defecation free villages/Gram Panchaytas. Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Office of Secretary (DWS) Ministry Of Jal Shakti 011-24361011, 011-24361245 011-24361207 https://jalshakti-ddws.gov.in/contact-us C Wing, 4th Floor, Pandit Deendayal Antyodaya Bhawan, CGO Complex Lodhi Road, To apply for support under Swachh Bharat: http://swachhbharaturban.gov.in/ihhl/ More information -Rural : https://swachhbharatmission.gov.in/sbmcms/index.htm
22 Loans for small businesses - MUDRA yojana Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojna (PMMY) provides credit to small entrepreneurs without the need for collateral or a guarantor. Loan upto Rs.10 lakh is provided. Borrowers can avail loan facility from any Public/Private/ Regional Rural Banks, NBFCs and MFIs. There will be no processing fee for loans up to Rs.50,000/-. Till date, over 79% have been women entrepreneurs. Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance Shri V.V.S Kharayat Deputy Secretary(IT), Department of Financial Services Phone: 011-23344462, MUDRA Mission : 011-23362129,  011-23748769 Fax No. - 23742207, 23360250(Banking Division), 23344605(Ins. ) missionmudra-dfs[at]nic[dot]in,  wim-dfs[at]nic[dot]in https://financialservices.gov.in/contact-us 3rd Floor, Jeevan Deep Building, Sansad Marg, New Delhi-110001 Application Form : http://www.mudra.org.in/Home/PMMYBankersKit For more details, please contact : http://financialservices.gov.in/contact-us
23 Legal Aid Clinics in education institutions Education Legal Aid Clinics in education institutions provide legal literacy classes among students to promote awareness about fundamental rights and duties. For this purpose Legal Cadet Corps (LCC) are also established in high schools. Legal Aid Services, Government of West Bengal Seretary 9903089554 / 9330267505 / 033-3510-7463 laswebwb@yahoo.com & laspgdiploma@gmail.com https://www.legalaidwb.org/contact.php 10/1, Keyatala Lane (Ground Floor), Kolkata - 700029 More Information : http://www.wbslsa.org/dlsa.html For more details, please contact: https://www.legalaidwb.org/
24 Grant for SC students to prepare for competitive exams Education SC students in classes IX to XII are prepared for competitive examination required for entry into professional courses like engineering and medical. It provides grant for boarding and lodging for 10 months of Rs. 5000/-, Pocket money of Rs. 1000/- for 10 months as well as books and stationary grant of Rs. 2000/- Legal Aid Services, Government of West Bengal Seretary 9903089554 / 9330267505 / 033-3510-7463 laswebwb@yahoo.com & laspgdiploma@gmail.com https://www.legalaidwb.org/contact.php 10/1, Keyatala Lane (Ground Floor), Kolkata - 700029 More information : http://www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/ For more details, please contact:: https://www.legalaidwb.org/contact-us/
25 Grant of financial assistance to Pregnant Women and lactating Mother - Puducherry Health The Kulavilakku and Aravanippu scheme were amalgamated into Grant of financial assistance to Pregnant and lactating Women. An amount of Rs.6000/- is being provided to improve the health condition of the pregnant women and to provide nutritious food to the Lactating Mothers. This is conditional on the fact that the annual income does not exceed Rs.75,000/- per annum. One may apply for this to the Deputy Director, Women Development, Department of Women and Child Development, Puducherry. Department of Women & Child Development, Administration of Puducherry Director +91-413-2244964 (Per), +91-413-2242621, +91-413-2243181 +91-413-2244964 (FAX) wcd[dot]pon[at]nic[dot]in PHB Building Oposite to LIC Complex, New Saram, Puducherry
26 Marriage assistance to differently abled women and to daughters of differently abled parents Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under this schem, a one time amount of Rs.10,000/- is provided to differently abled women and to daughters of differently abled parents to help cover costs of marriage. The application forms are to be obtained from District Social Justice Offices and to submit to the same office with required documents. Social Justice Department, Government of Kerala +91 471 2306040 +91 471 2302887  swdkerala@gmail.com http://swd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php 5th Floor, Vikas Bhavan, PMG, Trivandrum, Kerala -695033 More information : http://swd.kerala.gov.in/scheme-info.php?scheme_id=MTAz
27 Reservation in government employment Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Andhra Pradesh government implements a one-third reservation for women in State government and public employment. Women Development & Child Welfare Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh Shri B. B. Baseshankar Under Secretary 011-23381611 bbb.shankar60@gov.in,  nic-mwcd@gov.in https://wcd.nic.in/ Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi For more details, please contact : http://www.wcd.nic.in/sites/default/files/Andhra%20Pradesh-WHL_0.pdf
28 Vocational/skill training - Employment through Skill Training and Placement Skills The Employment through Skill Training & Placement (EST&P) programme will provide for skill training of the urban poor to enable them setting up self-employment ventures and for salaried jobs in the private sector. The EST&P Program intends to fill the gap between the demand and availability of local skills by providing skill training programs as required by the market. It is a component of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihood Mission. Minimum 30% of total beneficiaries under this programme are to be women. Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation S.K. VALIATHAN Deputy Secretary/PS to Minister  23063495, 23061232 pstomin-mohua[at]gov[dot]in  http://www.mohua.gov.in NIRMAN BHAWAN, MAULANA AZAD ROAD, NEW DELHI-110011.  Online application form : http://nulm.gov.in/ Guidelines : http://urban.bih.nic.in/Docs/ESTP-Guidelines.pdf
29 Science & Technology for women Education Science & Technology for women scheme promotes research, development and adaptation of technology to improve the quality of life, workings conditions for women. It provides newer opportunities for gainful employment of women especially in rural areas and increases the contribution of women scientists to technology based development. Department of Science Technology Ministry of Science & Technology Prof Ashutosh Sharma Secretary +91-11-26863847, 26515637 http://dst.gov.in Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,
New Delhi-110 016.
INDIA
Scheme Details : https://dst.gov.in/st-women For more details Please contact : http://www.dst.gov.in/contactus
30 Retirement benefit for Anganwadi Workers and Helpers Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The scheme is to determine retirement age and to provide lump sum financial assistance on such retirement in order to help and enable the Anganwadi Workers and Anganwadi Helpers to take care of their requirement after retirement. Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Goa SHRI. S. K. BHANDARI (IAS) Secretary (0832) 2419417 http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/ 18th June Rd, Altinho, Panaji, Goa 403001 More information : http://dwcd.goa.gov.in/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/RetirementBenefitsBroachure.pdf For more details, please contact : http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/
31 Maternity benefit - Janani Suraksha Yojana Health Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) is a safe motherhood intervention under the National  Health Mission. Under JSY, mothers are provided cash incentive to promote institutional deliveries. It is being implemented with the objective of reducing maternal and neonatal mortality by promoting institutional delivery among poor pregnant women. The scheme is under implementation in all states and Union Territories (UTs), with a special focus on Low Performing States (LPS). Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Abhinav Gupta PS to Minister 23061661 pstohfm[at]gov[dot]in https://nhm.gov.in/index4.php?lang=1&level=0&linkid=1&lid=1 Room No. 348; ‘A’ Wing, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi-110011 Guidelines : http://nhm.gov.in/nrhm-components/rmnch-a/maternal-health/janani-suraksha-yojana/background.html For more details, please contact: http://nhm.gov.in/contact/list-of-mission-directors.html
32 Promoting Women SHGs through National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Self Help Group (SHG), of 10-20 women in general (5-20 in difficult areas) is the primary building block of the NRLM institutional design. NRLM promotes SHGs with exclusive women membership. NRLM specially focuses on women headed households, single women, women victims of trafficking, women with disability and other such vulnerable categories. Ministry of Rural Development Shri Mukesh Kumar Bansal PS to Minister 23782327, 23383548, 23782373 23385876 mukesh[dot]kumar2005[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in https://rural.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Government of India, Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi - 110001, India More information : https://rural.nic.in/departments/departments-of-mord/department-rural-development For more details, please contact : https://rural.nic.in/telephonelist.asp
33 Financial and Non-Financial benefits under Bhamashah Yojana Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under this Women Empowerment Scheme of Bhamashah Yojana, women across the state offered with free bank accounts along with Bhamashah card. Bank Account and Bhamashah Card which is made in the name of the lady of the house, empowers her to be the decision-maker for the family, for effective use of all cash and non-cash benefits undervarious public welfare schemes of the government. In this scheme the state government would provide cash amount of Rs. 2000 in the name of woman head of every BPL family of the state in two installments. BPL families having Aadhaar Cards of their members would be given additional Rs. 100 per member. Bhamashah card holder women would also be able to get rations from the PDS shops using bio-metric system. Poor and deprived people would also get facility of medical insurance for treatment amounting from Rs. 30,000 to Rs 3 lakh. Bhamashah Yojana,Government of Rajasthan More Information : http://bhamashah.rajasthan.gov.in/content/dam/doitassets/Bhamashah/pdf/brochure/BrochureForWeb.pdf For more details, please contact: http://bhamashah.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/bhamashah/en/contact-us.html
34 Legal Aid Clinic Health Legal Aid Clinic provides legal assistance to the indigenous and marginalised population in West Bengal. It also works towards providing legal aid to all presidency correctional homes, central correctional homes and sub-correctional homes. Legal Aid Services, Government of West Bengal Biplab Sarkar Seretary 9903089554 / 9330267505 / 033-3510-7463 laswebwb@yahoo.com & laspgdiploma@gmail.com https://legalaidwb.org/contact.php 10/1, Keyatala Lane (Ground Floor), Kolkata - 700029 More Information : https://www.legalaidwb.org/activites/legal-aid-clinics/ For more details, please contact:  https://www.legalaidwb.org/contact-us/
35 Hostel grant for SC students living in hostels attached to schools Education Sikshashree scheme provides financial assistance to SC & ST day-scholar students of government schools. It is applicable to the day scholars in class V-VIII in any Government recognized schools of West Bengal. The annual family income of the student should not exceed Rs. 2.5 Lakhs. The main objective of the scheme is to minimize the risk of scholl drop-outs. Rate of scholarship for SC students: Class Vth student will receive Rs. 500/- per annum, Class VIth student will receive Rs. 650/- per annum, Class VII will receive Rs. 700/- annum and Class VIII students will receive Rs. 800/- per annum Rate of scholarship for ST students: All the students from class V-VIII will receive Rs. 800/- annum. Backward Classes Welfare Departmet, Government of West Bengal Sri Churamani Mahato Minister-in-Charge 2334-3603 2334-3217 mic.bcwd@gmail.com Administrative Building, Sdo, Bidhanagar, 4th Floor,DJ-4, Saltlake, Sector- II,Kolkata-91 More Information : http://anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/Bcw/page/10 For more details, please contact:  http://www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/htm/key_persnl.php
36 Post matric Scholarship to SC students Education Financial assistance is provided to SC students studying at post matriculation or post secondary stages to enable them to complete their education. The annual income of the family of an eligible student should not exceed Rs. 2.5 Lakhs. It provides maintenance allowance to hostellers and day scholars. Backward Classes Welfare Departmet, Government of West Bengal Sri Churamani Mahato Minister-in-Charge 2334-3603 2334-3217 mic.bcwd@gmail.com Administrative Building, Sdo, Bidhanagar, 4th Floor,DJ-4, Saltlake, Sector- II,Kolkata-91 More information : http://anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/Bcw/page/10 For more details, please contact: http://www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/htm/key_persnl.php
37 Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC & ST students in classes IX & X Education This scheme supports parents of SC children for education of their wards studying in classes IX & X so that the incidence of drop out, especially in the transition from the elementary to secondary stage is minimized and to improve participation of SC children in classes IX & X of the pre-matric stage so that they perform better and have a better chance of progressing to the post-matric stage of education. Annual income of parents/guardians of students should not exceed Rs. 2 Lakhs. Rate of Scolarship: for day scholars at Rs. 150/- per month for 10 months will be granted and Ad Hoc Grant of Rs. 750/- per year will be given. For hostellers Rs. 750/- per month for 10 months wil be granted and Ad Hoc Grant of Rs. 1000/- per year will be given. Backward Classes Welfare Departmet, Government of West Bengal Sri Churamani Mahato Minister-in-Charge 2334-3603 2334-3217 mic.bcwd@gmail.com Administrative Building, Sdo, Bidhanagar, 4th Floor,DJ-4, Saltlake, Sector- II,Kolkata-91 More information : http://anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/documnts/07-07-2017-06-30-44.pdf For more details, please contact:  http://www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/htm/key_persnl.php
38 Employment opportunities for unemployed people Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Udiyaman Swanirbhar Karmasansthan Prakalpa (USKP) scheme assists registered unemployed youth to take up economically viable projects upto the cost of Rs 50,000 (for individual beneficiaries). The maximum subsidy money is 25% of the project cost. A number of unemployed youth can combine to form a Co-operative Society or any other recognized body corporate and make a higher investment in a single project which will be termed as Udiyaman Swanirbhar Karmasansthan Joutha Prakalpa (USKJP). Eligible persons must be 18-45 years of age. The upper age limit is relaxable by five years in case of physically challenged persons, SC, ST and OBC persons. Eligible persons should be registered as an unemployed or partially employed person with any employment Exchange of West Bengal for more than a year. Directorate of Employment, Government of West Bengal 12th Floor, N.S.Building, Block-A, 1, Kiran shankarRoy Road, Kolkatta-700001 Application form : http://employmentdirectoratewb.gov.in/pdf/Application_Form_(Annexure-I).pdf More information : https://eservices.wb.gov.in/portal/web/guest/udiyaman-swanirbhar-karmasansthan-prakalpa
39 Incentive scheme for girl students of classes IX to XII Education Under this scheme, Rs. 100 per month as a scholarship is given to girl students for four years. All girls of BPL Ration Card holder families in the state and the families covered under the Labour Department's Provident Fund Scheme for un-organized workers are eligible under this scheme. Department of School Education, Government of West Bengal +91 6289355392 contacteportalwb@gmail.com https://banglarshiksha.gov.in/about Bikash Bhavan, 5th & 6th floor DF Block, More information ; http://wbsed.nic.in/error.php?e=3 For more details, please contact: http://wbsed.nic.in/error.php?e=3
40 Financial Assistance to poor meritorious students Education Swami Vivekananda West Bengal merit cum means scholarship provides financial assistance to poor meritorious students of the State pursuing higher studies. Eligibility is based on the Madhyamik Pariksha result securing at least 75% marks in class 10th and 55% marks in graduation. The family income of the family should be within Rs. 80,000/- per annum. Department of School Education, Government of West Bengal +91 6289355392 contacteportalwb@gmail.com https://banglarshiksha.gov.in/about Bikash Bhavan, 5th & 6th floor DF Block, Find details about Rate and Quota of the Scholarship : https://wbchse.nic.inhtml/scholarship_wb_gov_mcm_schl_schm.html More information : http://wbsed.nic.in/error.php?e=3
41 West Bengal Rural Household Electricity Programme (WBREP) Skills This programme provides electric connection to all BPL/APL households. All communities of rural areas in the following two districts can avail this benefit: Jalpaiguri & Cooch Behar.  Power and Non-Conventional Energy Department, Government of West Bengal West Bengal 700091 More information : https://www.wbsedcl.in/irj/go/km/docs/internet/new_website/Rural_Electrification.html For more details, please contact: https://www.wbsedcl.in/irj/go/km/docs/internet/new_website/Home.html
42 Award to SC/ST/OBC students Education 625 SC/ST/OBC students are selected for award of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medha Puraskar on the basis of the result in the X standard examinations. Cash award of Rs. 5000/- and a certificate of merit is being provided by the state.  Backward Classes Welfare Dpertment, Government of West Bengal Sri Churamani Mahato Minister-in-Charge 2334-3603 2334-3217 mic.bcwd@gmail.com Administrative Building, Sdo, Bidhanagar, 4th Floor,DJ-4, Saltlake, Sector- II,Kolkata-91 More information : http://www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/ For more details, please contact: http://www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/htm/po-dwo-contact.php
43 Swabalamban scheme for women, girls and transgenders Skills Swabalamban scheme works for socially distressed women, girls, transgenders, trafficked victims , potential traffic victims, sex workers and women in moral danger. If necessary, the upper age limit for such category of women be relaxed upto 45 Years. This assistance mainly aims at providing skill development training in rural & urban areas for employment generation. Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare, Goverment of West Bengal Smt. Sanghamitra Ghosh, IAS Secretary 033-23341563 secy.wcdsw@gmail.com Bikash Bhaban 10thFloor, DF Block, Sector 1, Salt Lake City, Pin Code: Kolkata 700091 More information : http://wbcdwdsw.gov.in/User/scheme_swawlamban_bharosa For more details, please contact:  http://www.wbcdwdsw.gov.in/index.php
44 Rehabilitation of sex workers and victims of sex trafficking Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Muktir Alo Scheme works towards the rehabilitation of female sex workers and victim of sex trafficking. It provides alternative career opportunities to these girls & women who wish to leave the profession.  Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare, Goverment of West Bengal Smt. Sanghamitra Ghosh, IAS Secretary 033-23341563 secy.wcdsw@gmail.com Bikash Bhaban 10thFloor, DF Block, Sector 1, Salt Lake City, Pin Code: Kolkata 700091 More information : http://wbcdwdsw.gov.in/User/scheme_muktiralo For more details, please contact: http://www.wbcdwdsw.gov.in/index.php
45 Cash incentive for girl children - Beti Hai Anmol Yojana Education Under the Beti Hai Anmol Yojana, financial assistance of Rs. 10,000/- is provided as a one time grant to the first two girls born in BPL families. Scholarships at the rate of Rs. 300/- to Rs. 1,500/- are also provided during the daughter’s study from class 1 to 10+2. Direcorate of Women and Child Development Department, Government of Himachal Pradesh Sh. Hans Raj Sharma Director 2622033,  +91-98055-05507  wcd[dash]hp[at]nic[dot]in http://wcd.hp.gov.in/?q=contact-us More information : https://himachal.nic.in/WriteReadData/l892s/176_l892s/AnxApdf-40111496.pdf For more details, please contact: https://himachal.nic.in/index1.php?lang=1&dpt_id=176&level=0&linkid=2890&lid=7889
46 Educational assistance to children of women prisoners Education This scheme provides financial assistance to the children of the women prisoners, who have been sentenced for two or more years and also fall under the poverty line. The financial assistance or amount varies in different cases. Applications are accepted by the District Social Justice Officers, through the jail superintendents. Department of Social Justice, Government of Kerala +91 471 2306040 +91 471 2302887 swdkerala@gmail.com http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php 5th Floor, Vikas Bhavan, PMG, Trivandrum, Kerala -695033 More information ; http://swd.kerala.gov.in/beneficiary-info.php?benef_sl=NQ== For more details, please contact: http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php
47 Rehabilitation of the dependents of convicts Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under this scheme, rehabilitation programs are initiated to rehabilitate the dependents of convicts, including wives, unemployed and unmarried sons and daughters etc. Under this loan linked scheme, the maximum amount of financial assistance to a family is limited to Rs. 10,000/-. Department of Social Justice, Government of Kerala +91 471 2306040 +91 471 2302887 swdkerala@gmail.com http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php 5th Floor, Vikas Bhavan, PMG, Trivandrum, Kerala -695033 More information : http://swd.kerala.gov.in/beneficiary-info.php?benef_sl=NQ== For more details, please contact: http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php
48 Distribution of minikits, water conditioners, etc. for women SHGs Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Individual beneficiaries, ponds under the control of SHG/FPG/co-operatives societies can avail this benefit of geeting fish feed, lime,etc. Preferences would be given to the ponds excavated under Jal Dharo Jal Bharo programme. Department of Fisheries, Government of West Bengal 033-2357 0077 033-2357 0072 mail:dsfisheries@gmail.com Benfish Tower ("7th & 8th Floor") 31-GN Block, Sector-V, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700091 More information : https://www.wbfisheries.in/schemelist.php For more details, please contact: http://www.wbfisheries.in/contactus.php
49 Benefits for fisherwomen Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Fish drying platforms have been established for women. Remuneration and medical facilities are given to the member of a government recognized women Self-Help Groups(SHG)/ Farmer Producing Groups (FPG). 40% subsidy is given to the members for the construction of backyard ornamental fish hatchery and rearing of ornamental fish. Fish culture like fish seed,lime, etc are providing Department of Fisheries, Government of West Bengal 033-2357 0077 033-2357 0072 mail:dsfisheries@gmail.com Benfish Tower ("7th & 8th Floor") 31-GN Block, Sector-V, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700091 More information :https://www.wbfisheries.in/schemelist.php For more details, please contact: http://www.wbfisheries.in/contactus.php
50 Reporting Violence Others If you experience violence, report it immediately. Reporting violence involves filing an FIR (First Information Report) at the nearest police station. In other cases, a Zero FIR can also be filed which is then forwarded to the concerned police station. This can be filed by a victim, witness, police officer or anyone who has knowledge of the crime. The FIR will then be recorded by the police officer. In case of inactivity of the police, information about the crime can be sent to the Superintendent of Police, who would look into the matter. One can further send a complaint to the magistrate if the SP does not take action. More information : http://nari.nic.in/reporting-violence
51 Integrated Programme for Older Persons Health Under the Integrated Programme for Older Persons, basic amenities like food, shelter, medical care and entertainment opportunities are provided to the older persons. Assistance under the scheme is given to the Panchayati Raj Institutions or local bodies to cater to the basic needs. Department of Social Justice, Government of Kerala +91 471 2306040 +91 471 2302887 swdkerala@gmail.com http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php 5th Floor, Vikas Bhavan, PMG, Trivandrum, Kerala -695033
52 Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, launched in 2015, is a program that seeks to ensure that the girl child is born, cared for and educated without any discrimination. The program enables women and girls to become empowered citizens of India by preventing sex selective abortions, ensuring survival of the girl child and their subsequent education. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao encourages families to celebrate the birth of the girl child and to not associate it with a negative mentality. By fostering equality among girls and boys within a family, educating girls as much as boys and engaging men in the process of challenging steretypes, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao enables women to feel more secure, pursue higher education and access the public spaces more freely. It is currently operational in 161 disricts of the country. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao is a tri-ministerial effort by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Human Resource Development. Ministry of Women & Child Development Dr. Madhu Rani Teotia, IAS PS to MoS (WCD) 011-23382361, 011-23382363 23387854 pstomos-mowcd@gov.in https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi More information : http://wcd.nic.in/sites/default/files/Revised%20Guidelines%20BBBP%20-26th%20April%2C%202018.pdf
53 Victim Rehabilitation Scheme Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under this scheme, compensation worth Rs. 10,000/- is provided to victims of violence, or their dependents in the case of the victim’s passing, for treatment, housing, destruction of crops, education, income generating activities and rape cases. Department of Social Justice, Government of Kerala +91 471 2306040 +91 471 2302887 swdkerala@gmail.com http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php 5th Floor, Vikas Bhavan, PMG, Trivandrum, Kerala -695033 More information : http://swd.kerala.gov.in//scheme-info.php?scheme_id=NzY= For more details, please contact: http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php
54 Vidyalakshmi Portal for Education Loans Education The National Vidyalakshmi Portal a single window electronic platform for educational loans. Students can access information about various loan schemes provided by banks and make applications for education loans. Students can track the education loan applications to banks anytime, anywhere by accessing the portal. The portal also provides linkages to National Scholarship Portal. Vidya Lakshmi portal 020-2567 8300 (022) 2491 5217 vidyalakshmi@nsdl.co.in https://www.vidyalakshmi.co.in/Students/contact-us Times Tower, 1st Floor, Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013. More information : https://www.vidyalakshmi.co.in/Students/ For more details, please contact: https://www.vidyalakshmi.co.in/Students/
55 Manage your money Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Managing your money along with saving and investing it are all imperative to create a comfortable future for yourself and your family. Loans, savings, investments and smart-handling of money involves banks as a major stakeholder. While loans provide one with assistance in a multiplicity of tasks, like building a home or completing their education, savings and investments allow individuals to reap benefits out of their hard-work in the future. The process of acquiring loans from banks as well as saving and investing money isn’t as complicated as one might think. Attention needs to be paid to the kind of documents of verification required and the kind of schemes that suit an individual’s need and eligibility.   More information: http://www.nari.nic.in/how-apply-bank-loan
56 Pragati scholarship for girl students Education Pragati scholarship by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) provides assistance for the advancement of girls' participation in technical education. A total of 4000 scholarships are given every year. Eligible girl students must be the only child in their family, and have a family income less that Rs. 6 lakh. All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)  011-26131576-78,80 Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110070 More information : https://www.aicte-india.org/sites/default/files/combine%20pragati%20&%20saksham.pdf For more details, please contact : https://www.aicte-india.org/contact
57 Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation In order to enhance livelihood security in rural areas, MGNREGA provides at least 100 days of wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work. 33% of the beneficiaries in MGNREGA are mandated to be women. Employment is to be provided within 5 km of an applicant's residence, and minimum wages are to be paid. If work is not provided within 15 days of applying, applicants are entitled to an unemployment allowance. MGNREGA Department, Ministry of Rural Development Shri Mukesh Kumar Bansal PS to Minister 23782327, 23383548,  23782373 23385876 mukesh[dot]kumar2005[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in https://rural.nic.in/about-us/whos-who More information : http://nrega.nic.in/guidelines.htm For more details, please contact :http://nrega.nic.in/contact.htm
58 Provisions for women under National Food Security Mission Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The National Food Security Mission (NFSM) targets three important food grain crops viz. rice, wheat and pulses. Under this scheme, at least 30% funds are earmarked for women. The scheme encourages promotion of farmer producer organizations (FPOs) and marketing support for value chain integration including marketing support to unregistered farmer groups, SHGs, SHG federation etc. for local marketing of pulses and millets (@Rs.2.00 lakh per group of 15 farmers, for one time support only) . This provision enables unregistered farmer groups, SHGs of women and others who wish to collaborate informally for direct marketing pulses in local haats, townships and region. National Food Security Mission Dr. S.K. Malhotra Agriculture Commissioner 011 23383549 (O) ag[dot]comm[at]nic[dot]in, agricommissioner[at]gmail[dot]com https://www.nfsm.gov.in/contactus.aspx Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi PIN 110 001 More information ; https://www.nfsm.gov.in/default2.aspx
59 Promoting women under the National Mission on Oilseeds & Oil Palm (NMOOP) Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Women are promoted under the National Mission on Oilseeds & Oil Palm (NMOOP). This scheme gives benefits to women groupsto get involved in distribution of certified seeds. State Governments are to start joint ventures/lease out seed gardens to women Groups and support them. Women groups are also eligible for assistance to install pre-processing, processing and oil extraction equipment/devices. A number of additional subisdies are also provided to women beneficiaries to procure equipment such as sprayers, manual/bullock drawn implements, tractor drivern implements, small tractors etc. as well as for the establishment of seed gardens. National Mission on Oilseeds & Oil Palm (NMOOP) Shri B.Rajender Joint Secretary and Mission Director (NMOOP) 011-23381176 011 23382417 b.rajender[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in http://nmoop.gov.in/Contact.aspx Room NO 297-D, DACFW, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi 110 001 More information ; https://nmoop.gov.in/Guidelines/NMOOP20114.pdf
60 Protection for women farmers Coconut Palm Insurance Scheme Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Coconut Palm Insurance Scheme for farmers provides: Premium rate per palm ranges from Rs.9.00 (in the age group of 4 to 15 years) to Rs. 14.00 (in the age group of 16 to 60 years). 50-75 % subsidy of premium is provided to all types of farmers. When the Palm trees are damaged, the indemnity payment equal to sum insured / damage is payable to the insured farmers in notified areas.  Coconut Development Board, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Chairman 0484-2375216, 0484-2376265, 2377267, 2377266, 2376553 +91 484-2377902 kochi.cdb(at)gov(dot)in https://www.coconutboard.gov.in/CDBOffices.aspx Kera Bhavan, S R V Rd, Ernakulam South, Ernakulam, Kerala 682011 More information : https://coconutboard.nic.in/Scheme.aspx#Insurance
61 State level awards to districts for improving Sex Ratio Others The Government of Haryana confers awards on the districts that have shown maximum improvement in the sex ratio. The prize/ cash award of Rs. 5.00 lakhs, Rs 3.00 lakhs and Rs. 2.00 lakhs respectively t Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Haryana Sh. Amit Jha I.A.S  Additional Chief Secretary, 0172 2713453 http://wcdhry.gov.in/contact-us/ Room No 102 ,1st Floor,  New Haryana Civil Secretariat, Sector – 17 More information : https://www.icds-wcd.nic.in/login.aspx
62 Financial assistance to families having only one girl child who is being educated Education Financial assistance is provided to families having only one girl child who is studying 8th to 10th standard. Rs. 25,000/- is deposited in a fixed deposit in the Post Office in the form of National Savings Certificate in the name of the Girl Child. The maturity amount will be released when the girl child attains the age of eighteen years. This is conditional on the fact that the annual income of the widow does not exceed Rs.24,000/- per annum. One may apply for this to the Deputy Director, Women Development, Department of Women and Child Development, Puducherry.  Department of Women & Child Development, Administration of Puducherry Director +91-413-2244964 (Per), +91-413-2242621, +91-413-2243181 +91-413-2244964 (FAX) wcd[dot]pon[at]nic[dot]in https://wcd.py.gov.in/contact-us PHB Building Oposite to LIC Complex, New Saram, Puducherry More information : https://www.py.gov.in/portalapp/citizens/schemes/WCD_FinAsst_PoorGirlChildStd8_10.pdf
63 Infrastructure for women and children Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Grant in Aid is provided to to Panchayats & State Social Welfare Board for creating infrastructural facilities for the development of women and children. This includes additional Honorarium for Anganwadi Workers/ Helpers, better services in Anganwadi Centres and Balwadi Centres etc.   Women and Child Development Unit, Directorate of Social Justice, Empowerment and Culture, Administration of Lakshadweep Office of Hon Administrator 04896-262255, 04896-262497 04896-262184 lk-admin[at]nic[dot]in https://lakshadweep.gov.in/contact-us/ UT of Lakshadweep,  Kavaratti 682555 For more details, please contact : https://lakshadweep.gov.in/contact-us/
64 Financial Inclusion of girls - Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana - National Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, small affordable deposits can be made in the bank accounts of girls. It provides one of the highest rates of interest – 8.6% in 2016-17. Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance Shri V.V.S Kharayat Deputy Secretary(IT) 011-23748769 23742207, 23360250(Banking Division), 23344605(Ins. ) wim-dfs[at]nic[dot]in 3rd Floor, Jeevan Deep Building, Sansad Marg, New Delhi-110001
65 National Health Portal Health National Health Portal provides a range of authentic information related to health. One may choose to learn about women's health, particular diseases, prominet symptoms and how to respond. National Health Portal, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Sh. Ankit Tripathi Additional Director 91-11-2616 5959, 91-11-2616 6441, 91-11-2618 8485, 91-11-2610 7773 91-11-2610 1623 at[at]nihfw[dot]org https://www.nhp.gov.in/contact-us_pg Baba Gang Nath Marg, Block A, Munirka, New Delhi, Delhi 110067 National Health Portal : https://www.nhp.gov.in/about-national-health-portal_pg
66 Shelter for women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation This scheme provides temporary support and shelter to women who have no family or social support systems to rely on. The scheme also undertakes the rehabilitation of women socially and economically through skill development and vocational training. Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Goa Smt. Deepali D. Naik Director 9823945717, 2235308/2426112 2424238 dir-wcd.goa@nic.in http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/HO-4.pdf 2 nd floor, Old Education Department Building, 18th June Road, Panaji, Goa.403001. More information : http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/shelter-home-for-women-shw/ For more details, please contact: : http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/shelter-home-for-women-shw/
67 Scholarships for Girls in Rural Areas Education A scholarship is provided to girls from rural areas whose family income is less than Rs. 10,000/- per annum, in order to reduce the drop out rate at the primary and secondary school levels. An amount of Rs. 25/- per month is given to girls studying in in V, VI and VII standards, and Rs. 50/- per month to girls studying in VII, IX and X standards.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka 080-22355984 directorwcd01[at]gmail[dot]com http://dwcd.kar.nic.in:8080/ 1st floor, M.S. Building,Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore-01, India More information : http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=66&Itemid=114&lang=en For more details, please contact: http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=66&Itemid=114&lang=en
68 Scholarship for students with disabilities Education Under this scheme diabled students wih disability studying in schools, colleges and pursuing professional and technical courses, with a family income less than Rs. 36,000/- per annum and achieving 40% in latest examination are provided with a scholarship. The scholarships are further distributed by the local bodies. Department of Social Justice, Government of Kerala +91 471 2306040 +91 471 2302887 swdkerala@gmail.com http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php 5th Floor, Vikas Bhavan, PMG, Trivandrum, Kerala -695033 More information : http://swd.kerala.gov.in/scheme-info.php?scheme_id=Idkx For more details, please contact:  http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php
69 Maternity Leave Health The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 extends 12 weeks of maternity leave for women workers to 26 weeks for the first two children. Maternity leave for children beyond the first two will continue to be 12 weeks. Maternity leave of 12 weeks to be available to mothers adopting a child below the age of three months as well as to the “commissioning mothers”. The commissioning mother has been defined as biological mother who uses her egg to create an embryo planted in any other woman. Further, every establishment with more than 50 employees to provide for crèche facilities for working mothers and such mothers will be permitted to make four visits during working hours to look after and feed the child in the crèche. Ministry of Labour and Employment Shri Apurva Chandra Secretary (L&E) 23710265 secy-labour[at]nic[dot]in https://labour.gov.in/whos-who1 Shram Shakti Bhawan, Rafi Marg.,  New Delhi-110001, India Full text of the Act : https://www.labour.nic.in/sites/default/files/Maternity%20Benefit%20Amendment%20Act%2C2017%20.pdf Ministry of Labour and Employment : http://labour.gov.in/whos-who1
70 Benefits for mother & child Health Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram (JSSK) benefits pregnant women who access government health facilities for their delivery. It also motivates those who still choose to deliver at their homes to opt for institutional deliveries. JSSK entitles all pregnant women admitted in public health institutions to absolutely free and no expense delivery including caeserian section, free drugs and consummables,diagnostics,diet , blood and transport. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 011-23063024, 011-23063513, 011-23061661 011-23062358 hfm[at]gov[dot]in Room No. 348; ‘A’ Wing, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi-110011 Guidelines & details : https://nhm.gov.in/404.php For more details, please contact : https://www.mohfw.gov.in/sites/default/files/MoHFW%20Directory_15.pdf
71 Health messages for women Health Kilkari messages are audio messages with health related information. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 011-23063024, 011-23063513, 011-23061661 011-23062358 hfm[at]gov[dot]in Room No. 348; ‘A’ Wing, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi-110011 Listen to Kilkari messages : http://www.nrhm-mcts.nic.in/KKMSG.aspx For more details, please contact ; https://www.mohfw.gov.in/sites/default/files/MoHFW%20Directory_15.pdf
72 Ashram hostel for SC & ST students Education Under this scheme, school students living in Ashram hostels are provided maintenance of Rs. 750/- per month for the entire academic year and Rs. 92/- per month for meeting other expenses. This benefit can be availed by the students whose annual family income is below Rs. 36,000/-. The students intending to stay in Ashram hostels are to apply to their respective Head of the Institution for admission. Backward Classes Welfare Departmet, Government of West Bengal Sri Biswaranjan Mukherjee  WBCS(Exe) 033-2641-1932 033-2641-1932 bcw.how[at]gmail[dot]com http://howrah.gov.in/collectorate/backwardclass/bcwd.html New Collectorate Building, Howrah-711101, West Bengal, India More Information : http://www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/ For more details, please contact : http://www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/
73 Pre-matric scholarship for minority students Education Under the Pre-Matric Scholarship to Minority Student Scheme, a scholarship is provided to students at the pre-matric level to encourage minority communities to educate their children. 30% of these scholarships are earmarked for girl students. The scholarship is given to the students up to Grade X, for nine working months in an academic year. The scholarship employs financial assistance including tuition fees and maintenance.  Department of Social Welfare, Government of Jammu and Kashmir  0191-2542759(O) 0191-2579126(F) socialwelfare[DOT]adm[AT]gmail[DOT]com https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/contact.html Social Welfare Department, Civil Secretariat Jammu/Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir More information : https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/schMast.aspx For more details, please contact: https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/who.aspx
74 Financial assistance for widow remarriage Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Uttar Pradesh Government provides financial incentive of Rs. 11,000 for the remarriage of widows belonging to destitute economic backgrounds. The new couple is provided with eligible for the assistance if they fall below the income tax bracket. The couple is required to submit the application in the office of the District Probation Officer to get a grant within a year from the marriage after the acceptance of the District Magistrate. Department of Women and Child Development, Uttar Pradesh https://mksy.up.gov.in/women_welfare/Deptobjective.php 8th Floor, Jawahar Bhawan, Ashok Marg, Lucknow-1, Uttar Pradesh More information : http://mahilakalyan.up.nic.in/ErrorPages/Oops.aspx?aspxerrorpath=/ajk1.aspx For more details, please contact ; http://mahilakalyan.up.nic.in/Contact.aspx
75 Insurance for Anganwadi Workers and Helpers Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Mata Yashoda Gaurav Nidhi.  Under this scheme to provide insurance cover, every month a premium of Rs. 100 is paid out of which Rs. 50 is paid by Gujarat Government and Rs. 50 is paid by the beneficiary that is the AWW or AWH. Out of the total amount of Rs.100, Rs.17 is paid towards premium of the scheme and the remaining Rs. 83 is kept as savings on which 8% interest is received by LIC. On maturity of the insurance, after retirement, the Anganwadi worker or the helper receives the amount of money saved along with 8% of interest on the saved amount and in case of death of the worker or helper during the tenure, the nominee of the insured receives an amount of Rs.50,000 in case of death of the insured.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Gujarat +91 - 79 - 23232611 to 18(O)  +91 - 79 - 23222101 3rd Floor, Swarnim Sankul-1, New Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar 382010, Gujarat, INDIA.
76 Financial assistance to pregnant women Health Kasturba Poshan Sahay Yojana (KPSY) The State Govt. has launched the "Kasturba Poshan Sahay Yojana - Conditional Cash Transfer" with the goal to reduce morbidity and mortality linked to malnutrition and Anaemia in the entire State of Gujarat for BPL mothers. To facilitate adequate nutrition during pregnancy, cash support of Rs. 6000/- is given to all the BPL mothers. • The pregnant women will be eligible for 1st installment of Rs.2000/- at the end of first trimester subject to early registration in Mamta Divas. •The pregnant women will be eligible for 2nd installment of Rs.2000/- within one week of delivery in Govt. institution or Chiranjeevi Yojana facility. •An amount of Rs.2000/- to be paid to mother of the infant for nutrition support after completion of full immunization schedule in Mamta Diwas  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Gujarat +91 - 79 - 23232611 to 18(O)  +91 - 79 - 23222101 3rd Floor, Swarnim Sankul-1, New Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar 382010, Gujarat, INDIA. For more details, please contact ; https://wcd.gujarat.gov.incontact_details_main.html/
77 Incentive to the family having one girl child/two girl children and parents who have undergone family planning Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation In order to create awareness among parents about the desirability about the girl child and to raise the status of the girl child in the family. Incentive is provided to the family having one girl child/two girl children and parents who have undergone family planning. An amount of ₹. 30,000/- is deposited in the name of the girl, incase of two girl children ₹ 15,000/- is deposited in the name of each girl child. The maturity value will be given to the girl child/children when she attains the age of 18 years. This is conditional on the fact that the annual income of the widow does not exceed ₹. 75,000/- per annum. One may apply for this to the Deputy Director, Women Development, Department of Women and Child Development, Puducherry.  Department of Women & Child Development, Administration of Puducherry Chief Secretary 413-2233100 cs[dot]pon[at]nic[dot]in https://www.py.gov.in/department-contacts Beach Road, Puducherry - 605001. More information ; https://www.py.gov.in/portalapp/citizens/schemes/WCD_FamilyHavingOnlyGirlChild.pdf For more details, please contact : https://www.py.gov.in/portalapp/contacts/contacts.html 
78 Financial assistance to widows for the marriage of their daughters Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Those women availing the Uttar Pradesh State government's widow pension are eligible for a grant of Rs. 1 lakh for the marriage of their daughters.  Department of Women and Child Development, Uttar Pradesh https://mksy.up.gov.in/women_welfare/Deptobjective.php 8th Floor, Jawahar Bhawan, Ashok Marg, Lucknow-1, Uttar Pradesh More information : http://mahilakalyan.up.nic.in/ErrorPages/Oops.aspx?aspxerrorpath=/ajk2.aspx For more details, please contact : http://mahilakalyan.up.nic.in/Contact.aspx 
79 Assistance to Mahila Mandals Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The objective of the Grant-in-Aid Scheme is to provide financial assistance to the Mahila Mandals or Self Help Groups for training members and generating self employment. Under the scheme, an amount of Rs. 5,000/- shall be sanctioned as annual grants to the registered Mahila Mandals to achieve the scheme's targets. Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Goa Smt. Deepali D. Naik Director 9823945717, 2235308/2426112 2424238 dir-wcd.goa@nic.in http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/HO-4.pdf 2 nd floor, Old Education Department Building, 18th June Road, Panaji, Goa.403001. More information ; http://www.newincept.com/goa/grant-in-aid-scheme-to-provide-financial-assistance-to-the-mahila-mandals-goa.html
80 Hostel for Girls Education Hostels for girls have been started in the backward areas of Karnataka, with an objective to enable girls from rural areas to complete higher education and reduce school drop-out. Admission to the hostels is available for students residing in rural areas, whose family income is less than Rs. 10,000/- per annum and are studying in the VI standard and above.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka 080-22355984 directorwcd01[at]gmail[dot]com http://dwcd.kar.nic.in:8080/ 1st floor, M.S. Building,Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore-01, India More information : http://dwcd.kar.nic.in:8080/women_welfare.jsp#ww_hostels For more details, please contact: http://dwcd.kar.nic.in:8080/contact_us.jsp
81 Benefits for women under Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) aims at promoting holistic growth of the horticulture sector. Women beneficiaries such as farmers, SHGs and entrepreneurs are encouraged to obtain the benefits of the schemes under the Mission. Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) aims at promoting holistic growth of the horticulture sector. Women beneficiaries such as farmers, SHGs and entrepreneurs are encouraged to obtain the benefits of the schemes under the Mission. Higher subsidies are provided to women in the procurement of agriculture machinery & equipment such as tractors, power tillers, land development equipment, sprayers, sowing planting and reaping equipment etc. Women are supported in area expansion under Bamboo Mission and the adoption of technologies under the Coconut Development Board Mission for Integrtated Development of Horticulture, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, GOI Dr. Suresh Kumar Malhotra Agriculture Commissioner 011-23381012 ag.comm[at]krishi[dot]nic[dot]in https://midh.gov.in/Contacts.aspx 248A, Krishi Bhawan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad,        road, New Delhi - 110001 More information : https://midh.gov.in/midhSchemes.html For more details, please contact : https://midh.gov.in/Contacts.aspx
82 Adolescent Health Health Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) is designed to ensure holistic development of adolescent population - male and female, rural and urban, married and unmarried, in and out-of-school adolescents with special focus on marginalized and undeserved groups. Under this a core package of services includes preventive, promotive, curative and counselling services, routine check-ups at primary, secondary and tertiary levels of care. Key drivers of the program are community based interventions like, outreach by counselors; facility based counselling; Social and Behavior Change Communication; and strengthening of Adolescent Friendly Health Clinics across levels of care. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 011-23063024, 011-23063513, 011-23061661 011-23062358 hfm[at]gov[dot]in Room No. 348; ‘A’ Wing, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi-110011 More information : http://www.nhm.gov.in/nrhm-components/rmnch-a/adolescent-health-rksk/rksk-background.html For more details, please contact : https://nhm.gov.in/404.php
83 Services for women passengers in Indian Railways Others 1) In long distance Mail/Express trains a reseravation quota of 6 Sleeper Class berths is earmarked for female passengers irresepctive of age, travelling alone or in a group of female passengers. 2) In all trains having reserved sleeping accommodation, a combined quota of 6 lower berths per coach in Sleeper class and 3 lower berths per coach in AC 3 tier and AC 2 tier classes has been earmarked for senior citizens, female passengers of 45 years of age and above and pregnant women. In case of Rajdhani, Duronto and fully Air Conditioned/Express trains, the number of berths to be earmarked under this quota in 3AC is 4 lower berths per coach as against 3 lower berths per coach in normal Mail/Express trains. 3) Separate counters are earmarked at various Passenger Reservation System (PRS) centres for dealing with the reservation requisitions received from female passengers and other categories such asfreedom fighters, senior citizens etc., if the avergae demand per shift is not less than 120 tickets. In case there is no justification for earmarking of an exclusive counter for any of these categories of persons including female passengers, one or two counters depending upon the total demand are earmarked for dealing with the reservation requests for all these categories of persons. 4) Accommodation is also earmarked for female passengers in the unreserved coaches of Mail/Express trains. 5) Separate compartments/coaches have been earmarked in suburban trains for exclusive use of female passengers. 6) Ladies special trains are also run wherever required and feasible. 7) Waiting room/halls are earmarked for female passengers at important stations.8) Separate toilets for female passengers are provided as per norms. Ministry of Railways https://indianrailways.gov.in/ For more details, please contact : https://indianrailways.gov.in/
84 Free Supply Of Sewing Machine Scheme Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Sathiyavani Muthu Ammaiyar Ninaivu schemefree supply of sewing machine is provided with a view to increase the self employment potential for rehabilitation of destitute widows, deserted wpmen, and physically challengd men and women. This is provided to persons in the age group of 20-40 years. Applications should be made to District Social Welfare Officer.  Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department, Government of Tamil Nadu S. Madumathi, I.A.S. Secretary to Government 25671545(O), 2566 5566 https://www.tn.gov.in/contactus Government of Tamil Nadu, Namakkal Kavignar Maaligai, Fort St. George,Chennai 600 009 More information : https://www.tn.gov.in/scheme/data_view/83457
85 Biju Kanya Ratna (Ama Kanya Ama Ratna) Skills Biju Kanya Ratna (Ama Kanya Ama Ratna) scheme is aimed at creating an environment for an improvement in the status of the girl child in society. This is being implemented in the districts of Angul, Dhenkanal and Ganjam. Under this, awareness activities are carried out along with training and capacity building programmes for government officials, PRI members, elected representatives, grassroot workers etc. Awards are also given to Panchayats, hospitals etc. for best practices in promoting equality of the girl child.  Women & Child Development Department, Govt. of Odisha Smt. Anu Garg, IAS Principal Secretary 2322928, 2396756  2396142  wcdsec.or@nic.in  http://wcdodisha.gov.in/content/1/40 WCD Dept. Secretariat, Bhubaneswar Guidelines : http://wcdodisha.gov.in/content/4/118 For more details, please contact  : http://wcdodisha.gov.in/?q=node/9
86 Santhwana centres for women in distress Health Santhwana centres are 24x7 centres for women in distress. They assist women who are victims of domestic violence, rape, sexual abuse and dowry harassment. They providing legal assistance, temporary shelter, financial relief and training to enable them to be self-reliant and also to achieve social and economic empowerment. Financial relief of Rs.2,000/- to Rs.10,000/- is provided to women victims who have undergone atrocities as per the recommendation of the District level committee. Santhwana centres are functioning through Government funded NGO's.  As of now 187 Santhwana centres are functioning.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka 080-22355984 directorwcd01[at]gmail[dot]co 1st floor, M.S. Building,Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore-01, India More information : http://dwcd.kar.nic.in:8080/women_welfare.jsp#ww_santwana For more details, please contact : http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98&Itemid=130&lang=en
87 Majhi Kanya Bhagyashree Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Majhi Kanya Bhagyashree initiative, Government of Maharashtra provides financial incentives to families to retain girl children, educate them prevent child marriage and encourage her economic and social independence. Parents of the girl child are awarded staggered financial incentives for this. At age of 18, provided the girl is not married by then, she is provided 1 Lakh rupees for Skill Development and Higher Education. In order to combat pressure from parents, the Paternal Grandmother is awarded gold coin and certificate by Hon. Minister, WCD Dept. Any Village which achieves Child Sex Ratio of more than 1000 shall receive Rs. 5,00,000 award from Hon. Minister, WCD Dept. Families with upto 7.5 lakh annual income are eligible for this scheme. Department Women and Child Department, Government of Maharashtra Secretary (O) 22027050 https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/innerpage/contact-us.php 3rd Floor, New Administrative Building, Madam Kama Road, Hutatma Rajguru Chowk, Mumbai - 400032, Maharashtra, India More information : https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/women_corner_scheme.php For more details, please contact  : https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/innerpage/contact-us.php
88 Scheme for free sanitary napkins - Asmita Yojana Health Under Asmita Yojana of Government of Maharashtra, girls in Zilla Parishad schools get a sanitary napkin packets at ₹5 and rural women can also avail them at a subsidised rate of ₹ 24 and ₹ 29.  Department Women and Child Department, Government of Maharashtra Secretary (O) 22027050 https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/innerpage/contact-us.php 3rd Floor, New Administrative Building, Madam Kama Road, Hutatma Rajguru Chowk, Mumbai - 400032, Maharashtra, India More information : https://mahaasmita.mahaonline.gov.in/ For more details, please contact : https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/innerpage/contact-us.php
89 Promoting sustainable agricultural practices among women farmers Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) is working to transform Indian agriculture into a climate resilient production system. NMSA  focuses on promotion of location specific integrated/composite farming systems; resource conservation technologies; comprehensive soil health management; efficient on-farm water management and mainstreaming rainfed technologies. It mandates 30% of resources to be allocated to women farmers/beneficiaries. For area specific details, please contact your District Mission Committee headed by the Collector/CEO of District Council. Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Shri Chandra Kumar Jamatia,  Secretary +91 381 241 3841 https://agri.tripura.gov.in/contact-us Krishi Bhawan, Agartala, P.O : Agartala, Pin : 799001 More information : http://agricoop.nic.in/sites/default/files/Final_guidelines.pdf For more details, please contact: http://agricoop.nic.in/telephone-directory
90 Transport assistance to pregnant women Health Under the Chiranjeevi Yojana, the state government has entered into contracts with private providers to cater to institutional services for both normal and complicated delivery including C-Sections and blood transfusion. Registered women can access these private doctors and hospitals free of cost. Assistance is provided to pregnant women from BPL families covering their out-of-pocket costs incurred on travel to reach the healthcare facility centre. Financial assistance of Rs.200/- for transportation expenses with Rs.50/- for the attendant is provided. 1. Chiranjivi Yojana To decrease MMR and IMR, the SC and ST pregnant women of BPL and APL (those who are not paying income tax) families get benefit of the scheme. Under this scheme provided safe motherhood services at local level by private Gynecologist free of cost. Services like delivery, medicines, laboratory, operation etc. are being provided to women free of cost. Under Chiranjivi scheme, if private practitioner associated with Government contract get cash payment of Rs. 3,80,000/- as package of 100 deliveries. In it included normal, complicated  deliveries and necessary facilities, laboratory investigation and medicines.If Private Gynecologist done caesarian at Govt. Hospital, Rs. 2500/- is paid per delivery. 2. Janani Suraksha Yojana, To reduce Maternal & Child mortality rate, all BPL, SC and ST pregnant women get benefit of the scheme. • Under JSY, cash assistance of Rs.700/- for Rural area and  Rs.600/- for Urban area are provided 8 to 12 weeks before delivery to eligible pregnant woman (BPL, SC & ST).  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Gujarat 079-232-57942 pa2sec-wncw@gujarat.gov.in https://wcd.gujarat.gov.in/contact-us Block No. 9, 6th Floor, New Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar. More information : https://www.nhp.gov.in/sites/default/files/pdf/chiranjeevi-yojana-details.pdf For more details, please contact : https://wcd.gujarat.gov.incontact_details_main.html/
91 Financial assistance for the girl child - Himachal Pradesh Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Girls of BPL families up to two girl children are given financial assistance on birth. The government deposits Rs. 10,000 per girl child in the Post Office/ Bank Account. These girls get scholarship ranging from Rs. 450 to Rs.2250 from first to 12th Class, and Rs. 5,000 for Graduation for their books/dresses etc. Applicants should contact concerned Aanganwadi worker/Supervisor/ District Programme Officer/Child Development Project Officer.  Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Himachal Pradesh Shri. Sanjay Gupta (IAS 1988) ACS (SJ&E) 2621871-2880716 wcd-hp@nic.in More information : https://himachal.nic.in/WriteReadData/l892s/176_l892s/Scheme-81391295.pdf For more details, please contact : https://himachal.nic.in/index1.php?lang=1&dpt_id=176&level=0&linkid=2890&lid=7889
92 Financial Assistance to unemployed persons Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Yuvashree scheme, provides financial assistance of Rs.1,500 per month to first one lakh jobseekers enrolled in Employment Bank to enable them to enhance their employability by undergoing some education or training within the period of assistance.  Directorate of Employment, Government of West Bengal ABHINAV CHANDRA, IAS Govt. of West Bengal (033)-2248-8150 labourcommissioner[dot]wb[at]gmail[dot]com https://wblc.gov.in/contactinfo 11th Floor, New Secretariat Building, 1, K.S. Roy Road, BBD Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001 More information : https://wblc.gov.in/sites/default/files/ckfinder/userfiles/images/WBTWSSS_at_a_glance.pdf For more details, please contact: https://www.wblc.gov.in/contactinfo
93 Rani Lakshmi Bai Mahila Evam Bal Samman Fund Education The Uttar Pradesh Rani Lakshmi Bai Mahila Evam Bal Samman Fund has been set up to ensure monetary and medical relief including reconstructive surgeries to women who are victims of violence. It also provides educational assistance to minor children of such victims.  Department of Women and Child Development, Uttar Pradesh https://mksy.up.gov.in/women_welfare/index_maintenamce.php  Department of Women and Child Development, Uttar Pradesh More information : http://mahilakalyan.up.nic.in/ErrorPages/Oops.aspx?aspxerrorpath=/ajk13.aspx For more details, please contact : http://mahilakalyan.up.nic.in/ErrorPages/Oops.aspx?aspxerrorpath=/msk/homepage/ContactUs.aspx
94 Legal aid for women facing dowry harassment Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Women facing dowry harassment who are living below the poverty line and are not receiving benefits from any other department, are eligibile to received Rs. 2500 in the form of legal aid from the UP WCD Department. The form for this aid must be submitted to the District Dowry Prohibition Officer in the District Magistrate's Office.  Department of Women and Child Development, Uttar Pradesh https://mksy.up.gov.in/women_welfare/index_maintenamce.php  Department of Women and Child Development, Uttar Pradesh More information : http://mahilakalyan.up.nic.in/ErrorPages/Oops.aspx?aspxerrorpath=/ajk4.aspx For more details, please contact : http://mahilakalyan.up.nic.in/ErrorPages/Oops.aspx?aspxerrorpath=/msk/homepage/ContactUs.aspx
95 Financial assistance for women facing dowry harassment Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Uttar Pradesh Government provides financial assistance of Rs. 125 per month to women below the poverty line who are facing dowry harassment. Women are eligible for this benefit if they have registered an FIR againt the perpetrator of harassment and are not availing aid from any other department and not living in a state-run institution. The form for this aid must be submitted to the District Dowry Prohibition Officer in the District Magistrate's Office.  Department of Women and Child Development, Uttar Pradesh https://mksy.up.gov.in/women_welfare/index_maintenamce.php  Department of Women and Child Development, Uttar Pradesh More information : http://mahilakalyan.up.nic.in/ErrorPages/Oops.aspx?aspxerrorpath=/ajk3.aspx For more details, please contact : http://mahilakalyan.up.nic.in/contact.html
96 Widow pension for destitute women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Uttar Pradesh Government provides widow pension to women belonging to destitute economic backgrounds. Women are provided Rs. 500 per month after the death of their husband. Women belonging to families with an annual income below Rs. 46,080 in rural areas and Rs. 56460 in urban areas are eligible for this scheme.  Department of Women and Child Development, Uttar Pradesh https://mksy.up.gov.in/women_welfare/index_maintenamce.php  Department of Women and Child Development, Uttar Pradesh More information : http://mahilakalyan.up.nic.in/ErrorPages/Oops.aspx?aspxerrorpath=/ajk.aspx For more details, please contact : http://mahilakalyan.up.nic.in/contact.html
97 Apki Beti Humari Beti - Haryana Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Since 2008 this amount is invested in LIC of India. Now this scheme has been subsumed to the new scheme Application Beti Hamari Beti . Since 2008 this amount is invested in LIC of India. Now this scheme has been subsumed to the new scheme Application Beti Hamari Beti .  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Haryana 0172 256 0349 Bays No. 15-20, Sector 4, Panchkula, Haryana 134112 More information : http://wcdhry.gov.in/schemes/abhb.html For more details, please contact : http://wcdhry.gov.in/telephone_dir_F.htm
98 Financial assistance for marriage Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Mukhya Mantri Kanyadan Yojna, financial assistance of Rs. 40,000 /- is given to women who do not have parents or whose fathers have a physical or mental disability. The bride must be at least 18 years old and the parental income must not exceed Rs. 35,000 per annum. Applicants should contact concerned Aanganwadi worker/Supervisor/ District Programme Officer/Child Development Project Officer. Direcorate of Women and Child Development Department, Government of Himachal Pradesh Shri. Sanjay Gupta (IAS 1988) ACS (SJ&E) 2621871-2880716 wcd-hp@nic.in More information : https://himachal.nic.in/WriteReadData/l892s/176_l892s/Mukhya%20Mantri%20Kanya%20Dan%20Yojana-66110215.pdf For more details, please contact : https://himachal.nic.in/index1.php?lang=1&dpt_id=176&level=0&linkid=2890&lid=7889
99 Incentive for remarriage of widowed women - Puducherry Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation In order to encourage widowed women to remarry either a bachelor/widowed man, financial incentive is provided of ₹ 50,000/- in the form of National Saving Certificate. This is conditional on the fact that the annual income of the widow does not exceed ₹ 75,000/- per annum. One may apply for this to the Deputy Director, Women Development, Department of Women and Child Development, Puducherry.  Department of Women & Child Development, Administration of Puducherry Chief Secretary 413-2233100 cs[dot]pon[at]nic[dot]in https://www.py.gov.in/department-contacts Beach Road, Puducherry - 605001. More information : https://www.py.gov.in/portalapp/citizens/schemes/WCD_RemarriageOfWindow.pdf For more details, please contact : https://www.py.gov.in/portalapp/contacts/contacts.html
101 Reimbursement of tuition fees for typewriting shorthand for the children of widowed women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Reimbursement is provided for the tuition fees for the typewriting shorthand for the children of widowed women. Under this, the reimbursement is of ₹.50/- per month for 6 months for Typing Lower and for 10 months for Typewriting Higher and Shorthand. This is conditional on the fact that the annual income of the widow does not exceed ₹.75,000/- per annum. One may apply for this to the Deputy Director, Women Development, Department of Women and Child Development, Puducherry.  Department of Women & Child Development, Administration of Puducherry Chief Secretary 413-2233100 cs[dot]pon[at]nic[dot]in https://www.py.gov.in/department-contacts Beach Road, Puducherry - 605001. More information : https://www.py.gov.in/portalapp/citizens/schemes/WCD_TuitionFees_Type_Shorthand.pdf For more details, please contact : https://www.py.gov.in/portalapp/contacts/contacts.html
102 Gender Sensitization Training Programmes Skills To improve the status of women in society, gender sensitisation programmes are encouraged by the Haryana government. The programme provides training in gender sensitisation to government employees, panchayati bodies , nodal office, police officials. Their main focus is to gender sensitize the opposite sex.  Women and Child Development Department, Haryana Government 0172 256 0349 Bays No. 15-20, Sector 4, Panchkula, Haryana 134112 More information : http://wcdhry.gov.in/genders.htm For more details, please contact: http://wcdhry.gov.in/contacte.htm
103 Self Employment Assistance for women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the 'Self Employment Assistance for women' scheme, women are granted Rs. 5,000 to support them in establishing any project or business venture.  This scheme is applicable to only those women who do not have income more than Rs. 35,000 per-annum.  Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary 413-2233100 cs[dot]pon[at]nic[dot]in https://www.py.gov.in/department-contacts Beach Road, Puducherry - 605001. More information : https://himachal.nic.in/WriteReadData/l892s/176_l892s/Scheme-81391295.pdf For more details, please contact : https://himachal.nic.in/index1.php?lang=1&dpt_id=176&level=0&linkid=2890&lid=7889
104 Support to widowed women to raise children Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Mother Teresa Asahaya Matri Sambal Yojna widowed women are assisted in raising their children, through an annual financial assistance of Rs. 4,000 per child. This can be accessed for up to two children till they attain age of 18 years. Applicants should contact concerned Aanganwadi worker/Supervisor/ District programme officer/Child Development Project Officer.  Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary 413-2233100 cs[dot]pon[at]nic[dot]in https://www.py.gov.in/department-contacts Beach Road, Puducherry - 605001. More information : https://himachal.nic.in/WriteReadData/l892s/176_l892s/Scheme-81391295.pdf For more details, please contact : http://himachal.nic.in/index1.php?lang=1&dpt_id=176&level=0&linkid=2890&lid=7889
105 State Home for women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Himachal Pradesh's State Home for Women in Mashobra, Shimla District houses destitute, widowed and women in difficult circumstance. Residents of the home get free residence and free diet. They are also given various skill trainings, with a view to rehabilitate them into society and make them financially independent. After leaving the state home, each resident is given a grant of Rs. 20,000 to facilitate her rehabilitation if young girls want to marry the assistance of Rs. 51,000/- will be given to them. Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary 413-2233100 cs[dot]pon[at]nic[dot]in https://www.py.gov.in/department-contacts Beach Road, Puducherry - 605001. More information : https://himachal.nic.in/WriteReadData/l892s/176_l892s/Scheme-81391295.pdf For more details, please contact : http://himachal.nic.in/index1.php?lang=1&dpt_id=176&level=0&linkid=2890&lid=7889
106 Advocacy for women's health Health Mamta Abhiyan is an advocacy initiative to • To provide preventive and promotive health and nutrition services at village level. • To operationalize service with convergence among health and ICDS departments E-Mamta (Mother and Child Tracking System) Most maternal and child deaths could be prevented if women had access to appropriate health care during pregnancy. E-Mamta is a web based software application which captures database of every single pregnant mother and child under age one. At village level, Health workers feed the data of mothers and children into system. This can later be useful in the planning of work and tracking the data and services. Thus contributes towards reducing MMR and IMR in Gujarat  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Gujarat 079-232-57942 pa2sec-wncw@gujarat.gov.in https://wcd.gujarat.gov.in/contact-us Block No. 9, 6th Floor, New Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar. More Information : https://wcd.gujarat.gov.inmamta_abhiyan.html/ For more details, please contact : https://wcd.gujarat.gov.incontact_details_main.html/
107 Financial assistance for marriage of SC/ST and Minority women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Kalyana Lakshmi/Shaadi Mubarak Scheme, financial assistance of  Rs.75,116/- is given to families belonging to SC, ST and Minority communities to ease the financial burden of their daughter's weddings. The bride must be at least 18 years old and the parental income must not exceed Rs. 2 lakh per annum.  Department of Women Development and Child Welfare, Government of Telangana Smt .D. Divya, I.A.S Special Secretary 040-23733665 comm-wdcw@telangana.gov.in H.No. 8-3-222, Vengalrao Nagar, Beside Madhuranagar Metro Station, Ameerpet, Hyderabad 500038 More information : https://www.telangana.gov.in/Government-Initiatives For more details, please contact : http://wdcw.tg.nic.in/contact_us.html
108 Loans for Women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Assistance of upto Rs1.50 lakh is provided to women for economically viable projects through banks . This is applicable for women whose annual income does not exceed 1.50 lakh- and whose spouse/parents are not income tax payers,  Women and Child Development Department, Government of Haryana 0172 256 0349 Bays No. 15-20, Sector 4, Panchkula, Haryana 134112 More information: http://wcdhry.gov.in/iloan.htm For more details, please contact: : http://wcdhry.gov.in/contacte.htm
109 State level awards for women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Government of Haryana confers a number of awards along with cash prizes on women and institutions that have made exemplary contributions to the cause of women. These awards are given on an annual basis in a number of fields. Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Haryana 0172 256 0349 Bays No. 15-20, Sector 4, Panchkula, Haryana 134112 More information on categories of awards and applications : http://wcdhry.gov.in/sla2016.pdf
110 Maternity benefit - Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) is a safe motherhood intervention under the National  Health Mission. Under PMMVY, mothers are provided cash incentive to promote institutional deliveries. It is being implemented with the objective of reducing maternal and neonatal mortality by promoting institutional delivery among poor pregnant women. The scheme is under implementation in all states and Union Territories (UTs), with a special focus on Low Performing States (LPS).  Ministry of Women and Child Development Dr. Madhu Rani Teotia, IAS PS to MoS (WCD) 011-23382361, 011-23382363 23387854 pstomos-mowcd@gov.in https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Guidelines : https://wcd.nic.in/
111 Mahila Shakti Kendra Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Mahila Shakti Kendra scheme has recently been launched to address women’s issues at the village level. Over 300 thousand student volunteers are being sent out in 115 most backward districts under this new scheme. These volunteers, mobilised through local colleges, NCC, NSS, NYK etc., will work with local women to help them access government schemes for their benefit. This will improve the access of rural women to services of health, education, addressing violence, employment, savings etc. District Level Centres for Women are also being set up in 640 districts under this scheme, which will provide convergence at the district level for all initiatives related to women. State Resource Centres for Women will be the state-level mechanism to ensure coordination between blocks, districts, state and centre.  Ministry of Women & Child Development Dr. Madhu Rani Teotia, IAS PS to MoS (WCD) 011-23382361, 011-23382363 23387854 pstomos-mowcd@gov.in https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Read more about the scheme : https://wcd.nic.in/ Guidelines: https://wcd.nic.in/ List of districts : https://wcd.nic.in/
112 Women's Helpline Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation 181 Women's Helpline provides immediate and 24 hour emergency response to women affected by violence across the country through 181. Women can also call the helpline in medical emergencies as well as to find information about a variety of government services and schemes. Ministry of Women & Child Development Dr. Madhu Rani Teotia, IAS PS to MoS (WCD) 011-23382361, 011-23382363 23387854 pstomos-mowcd@gov.in https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Women helplines across States/Uts : http://www.nari.nic.in/women-helplines-across-state Scheme Guidelines : http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%2018%20WHL%20Guidelines.pdf
113 Kanyashree Prakalpa - scheme for girls Education Under the Kanyashree Prakalpa, conditional cash transfers are provided to girls to promote their education, reduce incidence of child marriage and enable their financial inclusion. The scheme also works to enhance the social power and self-esteem of girls through adolescent-friendly approaches like events, competitions and Kanyashree clubs, and the endorsement of strong women figures as role models. The scheme has two cash transfer components: Annual incentive of Rs. 750/- to the girls in the age group 13 to 18 years (studying in Class VIII equivalent or above for every year that they remained in education, provided they are unmarried at the time.One-Time Grant of Rs. 25,000/-, to be paid after a girl turns 18, provided that she was engaged in an academic or occupational pursuit and was unmarried. The term ‘education’ encompasses secondary and higher secondary education, as well as the various vocational, technical and sports courses available for this age group. Given that children from socio-economically disadvantaged families are more vulnerable to child marriage, the scheme is open only to girls from families whose annual income is Rs. 1,20,000/- or less. For girls with special needs, orphans and girls in J. J. Homes the income criterion is waived. Girls with special needs, but in a class below class VIII, can also apply for the annual scholarship. District Nodal Officers for Kanyashree Smt Kakoli Mukherjee DPM, Kanyashree 8250543559 (M) spm.kanyashree@gmail.com https://www.wbkanyashree.gov.in/readwrite/publications/000045.pdf More information : https://www.wbkanyashree.gov.in/kp_4.0/kp_objectives.php
114 State home for women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Uttar Pradesh Government provides widow pension to women belonging to destitute economic backgrounds. Women are provided Rs. 500 per month after the death of their husband. Women belonging to families with an annual income below Rs. 46,080 in rural areas and Rs. 56460 in urban areas are eligible for this scheme.  Department of Women and Child Development, Uttar Pradesh https://mksy.up.gov.in/women_welfare/index_maintenamce.php  Department of Women and Child Development, Uttar Pradesh More information : http://mahilakalyan.up.nic.in/a.htm#jump3 For more details, please contact : http://mahilakalyan.up.nic.in/contact.html
115 Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) Education Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) provides strategic funding to eligible state higher educational institutions to improve their quality and delivery of services to students. Under RUSA, a number of steps have been taken to promote women's education: Under the upgradation of existing autonomous colleges to universities, a women's university is being created in Odisha, Under the conversion of colleges to cluster universities, 5 women colleges across 5 States i.e. J&K, HP, Odisha, Manipur and Karnataka have been covered, Infrastructure grants have been provided to 2 women universities and 123 women colleges,  A new Model Degree College has been suppored in Jammu & Kashmir, 3 women colleges have been upgraded to model colleges, 23 women colleges have been supported for vocationalisation of higher education,  Equity initiatives have been taken in 6 women colleges Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development Amit Khare Secretary,  + 91-11-23386451 / 23382698 (Office) + 91-11-23385807 (Fax) secy [dot] dhe [at] nic [dot] in https://www.education.gov.in/hi 127-C, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi One can apply for this scholarship through the More information : http://rusa.nic.in/ For more details, please contact : https://www.education.gov.in/hi/%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%8C%E0%A4%A8-%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%8D%E2%80%8D%E0%A4%AF%E0%A4%BE-%E0%A4%B9%E0%A5%88
116 Women's education - Mahila Samakhya Yojana Education The Mahila Samakhya Programme was launched in 1988 to work towards including women in the education system. It functions through Sanghas - village level women’s collectives. Over the years, these Sanghas have provided the collective strength for women, usually from poor & marginalized groups, to overcome barriers to their participation in and access to education and development. As a collective they have the strength to overcome obstacles and to articulate demands for themselves and their daughters, which individually they are unable to do. The process of mobilising and organising women is done by a Sahayogini who looks after 10 villages. The learning is built around broad issues such as access to government services, women’s health, violence against women, rights and entitlements, women’s role in Gram-sabhas and other local governance structures, livelihoods, and basic literacy. The Sanghas are formed into Federations at the block level. Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development SH. VINAY SHRIVASTAVA PS to (HRM) 23385055 23782698 23782387 23382365 23388626 pstohrm@gov.in http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/Tele_Directory_07032017.pdf More information : https://www.education.gov.in/hi/mahila-samakhya-programme-hindi
117 Financial incentive for wards of ex-servicemen undergoing cadet training at NDA Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation This scheme provides financial incentive to wards of ex-servicemen or their widows whom have joined National Defence Academy (NDA) as cadets. A grant of Rs 1000/- per month per child is provided. This is available to ex-servicemem up to the rank of Havildar or equivalent in the Navy/Air Force and their widows. Kendriya Sanik Board Secretariat, Ministry of Defence Secretary, KSB 26192362(F) secyksb-mod[at]nic[dot]in http://www.ksb.gov.in/contact-us.htm West Block-IV, Wing –VII, RK Puram, New Delhi-110066 More information : http://www.ksb.gov.in/ems-under-training-nda.htm
118 Educational Loan for Higher Education Education To encourage higher education at Graduate, Post Graduate, Doctoral and Post Doctoral level, the Haryana government implements an education loan scheme for female students.  Women and Child Development Department, Haryana Government 0172 256 0349 For more details, please contact: http://wcdhry.gov.in/contacte.htm Bays No. 15-20, Sector 4, Panchkula, Haryana 134112 Find details about Rate and Quota of the Scholarship : https://wbchse.nic.inhtml/scholarship_wb_gov_mcm_schl_schm.html More information : http://wcdhry.gov.in/eloan.htm
119 Information on Health and Nutrition Health Good nutrition, comprising an adequate, well balanced diet combined with physical activity ensures good health for an individual. At the same time, poor nutrition severely compromises overall health, reduces immunity and increases the susceptibility to diseases. A nutritional diet is even more essential for new mothers and new-born babies. National Mission for Empowerment of Women 011-26862526 011-26868830 http://nari.nic.in/health-nutrition First floor, Jeevan Tara Building, Gate no. 4, Parliament Street, New Delhi - 110001 More information : http://nari.nic.in/health-nutrition
120 Facing trouble with pregnancy Health Under certain unfortunate or unforeseen situations, women may need to terminate their pregnancy. The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 enlists circumstances wherein women may terminate their pregnancy. Apart from time frames set by the act within which termination can be allowed, instances like impregnation through rape, failure of contraceptives, risk to the life of the pregnant women and substantial risk of the child developing physical and mental abnormalities upon birth are some of the circumstances that allow for termination. The termination must be done by a registered medical practitioner with a recognized medical qualification as per the Indian Medical Council Act, registered under the State Medical Register and experienced in the rules in the MTP. National Mission for Empowerment of Women 011-26862526 011-26868830 http://nari.nic.in/health-nutrition First floor, Jeevan Tara Building, Gate no. 4, Parliament Street, New Delhi - 110001 More information : http://www.nari.nic.in/i-am-having-problematic-pregnancy
121 Financial assistance for vocational training of widows of ex-servicemen Skills This scheme provides financial assistance to widows of ex-servicemen to complete vocational training of their choice. The training course may be pursued at any recognized vocational training institution run by RSB/ZSB, State like ITI or private training institutions of repute like NIIT etc. The scheme provides a onetime grant of Rs 20,000.  Kendriya Sanik Board Secretariat, Ministry of Defence Secretary, KSB 26192362(F) secyksb-mod[at]nic[dot]in http://www.ksb.gov.in/contact-us.htm West Block-IV, Wing –VII, RK Puram, New Delhi-110066 More information :http://www.ksb.gov.in/vocational-training-of-widows-of-esm.htm
122 Skill Development in Beauty and Tailoring Skills Under this scheme, cutting, tailoring and beauty training is imparted through Sakshar Mahila Samoohs to enable self-employment and financial independence. The duration of training varies from four to six months.  Women and Child Development Department, Government of Haryana 0172 256 0349 Bays No. 15-20, Sector 4, Panchkula, Haryana 134112 More information : http://www.nari.nic.in/schemes/skill-development-beauty-and-tailoring For more details, please contact: : http://wcdhry.gov.in/contacte.htm
123 Skill training to sex workers and women facing sexual abuse Skills The Prabhat scheme provides technical and vocational training to sex workers and women who have faced sexual abuse and have no social support, in order to enable them to earn a livelihood. Applications for availing benefits under this scheme can be made to the Probation Officer. The Probation Officer will assess the skills, literacy and interests of these women and provide them with training to set up their own enterprises, like repairing home appliances or beauty treatment. If the woman is interested, she will also be supported in her education till class XII. A victim of commercial sexual exploitation (excluding victims housed in Protective Home) will be provided a stipend of Rs. 2500/- per month, after rescue or exit from commercial sexual exploitation. The stipend will be paid for a period of three months or till she joins a livelihood programme, whichever is earlier.  Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Goa Smt. Deepali D. Naik Director 9823945717, 2235308/2426112 2424238 dir-wcd.goa@nic.in http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/HO-4.pdf 2 nd floor, Old Education Department Building, 18th June Road, Panaji, Goa.403001 More information : http://dwcd.goa.gov.in/uploads/FostercareschemeandPrabhat.pdf#page=36 For more details, please contact: http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/contact-dwcd-personnel
124 Vocational Training and Rehabilitation Skills To empower women and allow for greater participation in the economy, this scheme focuses on skill development in women to make them eligible for jobs and employment. The dual objectives of vocational training and rehabilitation are involved in this scheme. Directorate of Social Welfare, Government of Assam Shri Jishnu Barua, IAS, Addl. Chief Secretary to the Govt. of Assam, -2237513 addlcsjbarua62@gmail.com https://socialwelfare.assam.gov.in/contact-us 2nd Floor, B- Block, Janata Bhawan, Dispur, Ghy- 06, Assam. More information : http://socialwelfareassam.com/Schemes.php?Page=voc For more details, please contact: http://socialwelfareassam.com/Connect.php
125 Programme on gender awareness Skills This programme promotes general awareness on the rising menace of domestic violence, sexual harassment, dowry demands. This is done through grassroot level awareness programmes, media campaigns, intensive training to all stakeholders, providing legal aid and strengthening counseling to the victims of domestic violence, implementation of state women’s policy, publicity centre cum help desk in all KSRTC bus stations and railway stations in district head quarters.  Social Justice Department, Government of Kerala +91 471 2306040 +91 471 2302887  swdkerala@gmail.com http://swd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php 5th Floor, Vikas Bhavan, PMG, Trivandrum, Kerala -695033 More information : http://swd.kerala.gov.in/index.php/women-a-child-development/schemes--programmes-/women-state-/193?task=view For more details, please contact : http://swd.kerala.gov.in/index.php/women-a-child-development/whom-to-contact
126 National Health Portal - Authentic information on all kinds of diseases, conditions and services Health National Health Portal is a gateway to authentic health information. From the drop down menu, one can choose to learn about a variety of diseases and conditions as well as various programmes and initiatives. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Dr.Sunil Kumar DGHS 23061063 23061438 23061924-FAX dghs@nic.in https://dghs.gov.in/WriteReadData/userfiles/file/contact%20list%2018%20December%202020_pdf.pdf Room No. 446-A Nirman National Health Portal : https://www.nhp.gov.in/ For more details, please contact: http://www.mohfw.nic.in/index4.php?lang=1&level=0&linkid=320&lid=615
127 Loans for women safai karamcharis Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Mahila Adhikarita Yojana is a term loan assistance for engaging in small and petty trade/business and sundry income generating activities costing upto Rs.75000/-. The interest rate is at 5% per annum. This loan is provided to Safai Karamchari, Scavenger women and their dependent daughters. National Safai Karamcharis Finance and Development Corporation (NSKFDC)  +011-26382476, 26382477,26382478 011-26382479 nskfdc-msje[at]nic[dot]in http://www.nskfdc.nic.in NSKFDC, NTSC,3rd Floor, E-Block, NSIC, Okhla Industrial Estate- III, New Delhi-110020 More information : https://nskfdc.nic.in/content/schemes-programmes/loan-schemes For more details, please contact : https://nskfdc.nic.in/content/about-us/officials-nskfdc
128 Awareness generation Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Women Welfare Programme works to create awareness amongst women beneficiaries about various programmes of the State Government and central Ministries. Women Groups are sent to different areas to inculcate awareness amongst them about implementation of various women welfare and empowerment Scheme. Department of Social Welfare, Women & Child Development, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh Shri Sonam Chombay IRS Secretary to CM 9402275045, 2212493 2292605 For more details, please contact: http://arunachalswwcd.gov.in/
129 Allocating funds for women's empowerment Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Karnataka Mahila Abhivyudhi Yojane (KMAY) monitors inter-sectoral allocation of funds for women to ensure gender equality and to integrate women in the mainstream of development. The strategy of the scheme is to earmark one third of resources for women in  individual  beneficiary oriented schemes and labour intensive schemes of various departments of Government.  During the year 2016-17, the department has identified 277 schemes.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka 080-22355984 directorwcd01[at]gmail[dot]com 1st floor, M.S. Building,Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore-01, India More information : http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=99 For more details, please contact : http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98&Itemid=130&lang=en
130 Scholarships for VJNT, OBC and SBC girl students Education Under the Savitribai Phule Scholarship, girls studying in V, VI and VII standards and belonging to Vimukta Jati Nomadic Tribes (VJNT), OBC and Special Backward Classes (SBC) are provided with a scholarships of Rs. 60/- per month for ten months. There is no income or marks criteria on this scheme, and the principal of the concerned schools submits a list of these students to the District Social Welfare Officer, Zilla Parishad of the concerned district to sanction the scholarship.  Social Justice and Special Assistance Department, Government of Maharashtra Shri. Shyam Tagade, IAS Principal Secretary 022-22025251, 22028660 min.socjustice@maharashtra.gov.in 1st Floor, Annex Building, Mantralay, Madam Cama Road, Hutatma Rajguru Chowk, Nariman Point, Mumbai - 400032 More information : https://sjsa.maharashtra.gov.in/en/scheme-category/education-training For more details, please contact: https://sjsa.maharashtra.gov.in/en/contacts
131 Grant-in-aid Scheme for the welfare of women labour Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under this Scheme, Voluntary Organizations/NGOs are being provided funds by way of grants-in-aid to take up action-oriented projects for the benefit of women labour. Projects relating to awareness generation campaigns for women labour are funded under this. The focus of the scheme is awareness generation among women labour, in the area of wages, like minimum wages, equal remuneration, etc. to disseminate information on various schemes of Central/State Government Agencies available for the benefit of women labour Ministry of Labour and Employment Ms. Anita Tripathi Private Secretary 23717515, 23710240 https://labour.gov.in/whos-who Govt. of India, Shram Shakti Bhawan, Rafi Marg. New Delhi-110001 More information : https://labour.nic.in/schemes/grant-aid-child-labour-and-women-labour For more details, please contact : http://www.nari.nic.in/schemes/grant-aid-scheme-welfare-women-labour
132 Working Women's Hostel Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Working Women Hostel scheme provides financial assistance for construction/ running of hostel in rented premises for those working women who may be single, widowed, divorced, separated, married but whose husband or immediate family does not reside in the same area and for those women who are under training for job. Provision of day care centre for children of the inmates of the Hostel is an important aspect of the scheme. Working Women are entitled to hostel facilities provided their gross income does not exceed Rs. 50,000/- consolidated (gross) per month in metropolitan cities, or Rs. 35,000/- consolidated (gross) per month, in any other place. Ministry of Women & Child Development Dr. Madhu Rani Teotia, IAS PS to MoS (WCD) 011-23382361, 011-23382363 23387854 pstomos-mowcd@gov.in https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Where to find a Working Women's Hostel : http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD_16_WWH_locations.pdf Scheme Guidelines : http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%2017%20WWH%20Guidelines.pdf For more details, please contact : https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who
133 Free legal aid Others The government has set up legal service authorities in every State and District to provide free legal aid to persons in need. Please contact your nearest Legal Service Authority for any legal help. Legal Services Authority 044-25342834 , 25235767 www.tnlegalservices.tn.gov.in North Fort Road, High Court Campus Chennai .Pin Code- 600104. http://www.nari.nic.in/free-legal-aid
134 Provisions for women under National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) Others National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) makes agriculture more productive, sustainable, remunerative and climate resilient by promoting location specific integrated/composite farming systems. It also conserves natural resources through appropriate soil and moisture conservation measures. It emphasizes on soil and water conservation, water use efficiency, soil health management and rainfed area development. At least 50% of the allocation is to be utilized for small, marginal farmers of which at least 30% are to be women beneficiaries/farmers. National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture Rajbir Singh Joint Secretary 011-23384309 jsrfs-agri[at]gov[dot]in https://nmsa.dac.gov.in/frmContacts.aspx Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi-110001 More information : https://nmsa.dac.gov.in/
135 Provisions for women under Integrated Scheme for Agricultural Marketing (ISAM) ENtrepreneurship and livelihood creation This scheme aims towards promoting creation of agricultural marketing infrastructure by providing backend subsidy support to registered persons and groups including women and SHGs. It promotes creation of scientific storage capacity and to promote pledge financing to increase farmers’ income. It provides farmers with access to competitive markets with adequate infrastructure including cold chain logistics, to enable them to realise better prices. 33.33% subsidy (on capital cost) is giving to women as compared to 25% for men. Subsidy ceiling (up to 1000 MT is Rs. 1166.55), more than 1000 MT and up to 30000 MT is Rs. 1000.00, maximum ceiling of Rs 300.00 Lakhs) for women and subsidy ceiling (up to 1000 MT in Rs/MT-875.00, more than 1000MT and upto 30000 MT in Rs/MT -750.00), maximum ceiling (Rs 225.00 Lakhs) for men.  Department of Agriculture cooperation & Farmers Welfare, GOI Shri Mukesh Kumar Bansal Private Secretary to Honble Minister 23383370 23782691 23384129 mukesh[dot]kumar2005[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in http://agricoop.nic.in/whos-who More information : http://agricoop.nic.in/sites/default/files/finalopguidelines.pdf For more details, please contact ; http://agricoop.nic.in/telephone-directory
136 Agricultural mechanization for women farmers Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Agricultural mechanisation is one of the important factors for sustainable development of the agricultural sector which helps in increasing production through agricultural works, reducing the deficit, reducing the cost of various agricultural works through the better management of costly inputs, increasing the productivity of natural resources and help reduce the difficulties related to various agricultural activities. Some provisions for women under Sub-Mission for Agricultural Mechanization: Training Programmes on Gender friendly Equipment for Women conducted by Farm Machinery Training & Testing Institutes. At least 30% allocation of the fund is to be made for women farmers. More monetary suppor to buy tractors, power tillers, rice transplanters, reaper cum binder, horticultural machinery (Fruit Pluckers/ Tree pruners/ Fruit Harvesters/ Fruit Graders /Track Trolley/ Nursery Media Filling Machine/Multipurpose Hydraulic System /Power operated horticulture tools for pruning, budding,grating, shearing etc.), land development, tillage and seed bed preparation equipments, sowing, planting, reaping and digging equipment, inter cultivation equipment, harvesting & threshing equipment, equipment for residue management, hay and forage equipment, plant protection equipment, post harvest technology etc.   Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare Shri Mukesh Kumar Bansal Private Secretary to Honble Minister 23383370 23782691 23384129 mukesh[dot]kumar2005[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in http://agricoop.nic.in/whos-who Click here to find out rate of support : https://rural.nic.in/netrural/rural/sites/downloads/latest/Convergence_NRLM_MORD_MOA&FW.pdf More information : http://agricoop.nic.in/sites/default/files/SMAM%20%282%29_1.pdf
137 Protection for women farmers under Modified National Agriculture Insurance Scheme (MNAIS) Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Modified National Agriculture Insurance Scheme (MNAIS) supports sustainable production in agriculture sector, ensuring food security, crop diversification and enhancing growth and competitiveness of agriculture sector while also protecting farmers from production risks. MNAIS insures protection for notified food crops, oilseeds and annual horticultural/commercial crops. Actuarial premium rates for notified crops are subject to maximum premium upto 11% for Kharif season and 9% for Rabi for food crops & oilseeds. For annual commercial/ horticultural crops, cap of 13% on actuarial rates of premium will be applicable for women. Subsidy upto 75% of premium is provided to all types of farmers including women depending on the slab of premium. Some provisions for farmers including women: If the sowing is not done due to adverse weather / climate, claims / indemnity up to 25% of sum insured will be paid for prevented sowing/planting risk. When the crop yield is less than the guaranteed yield of notified crops,the indemnity payment equal to shortfall in yield is payable to all insured farmers in the notified areas. However,on-account advance payment, up to 25% of likely claims will be paid as immediate relief in those notified areas where yield losses are at least 50% of Threshold Yield Postharvest (upto2weeks) losses due to cyclone are also covered. Losses due to localized risks of hail storm and landslide are assessed on individual basis and claims to affected insured farmers are paid accordingly.   Department of Agriculture cooperation & Farmers Welfare, GOI Shri Mukesh Kumar Bansal Private Secretary to Honble Minister 23383370 23782691 23384129 mukesh[dot]kumar2005[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in http://agricoop.nic.in/whos-who More information : http://www.weather-risk.com/DownloadDoc/Guidelines_Ncip.pdf
138 Reaching women farmers through mass media Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The mass media support to agriculture extension enables a revamping of the extension services in the country by using electronic and print media for transfer of technology and information to the farmers. Special programmes are organized for women farmers and one day is especially allocated to cover areas of core competence of women farmers in programmes of All India Radio and Doordarshan.   Department of Agriculture cooperation & Farmers Welfare, GOI Shri Mukesh Kumar Bansal Private Secretary to Honble Minister 23383370 23782691 23384129 mukesh[dot]kumar2005[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in http://agricoop.nic.in/whos-who More information : http://krishivistar.gov.in/MassMedia.aspx
139 Provisions for women farmers in ATMA scheme Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation There are a number of provisions for women under the ATMA (Agriculture Technology Management Agency) scheme. At least 30% of the scheme beneficiaries should be women farmers/farm women. Minimum 30% of resources meant for programmes and activities are required to be allocated to women farmers. Support is provided for Women Food Security Groups. Groups exclusively of women farmers are established and supported under ATMA cafeteria through setting up of kichen garden, promoting off-farm activities like piggery, goat rearing, bee-keeping etc. A Gender Coordinator is appointed in the team of extension personnel. Representation of Women farmers is ensured in various decision making bodies. The scheme further provides seed money/revolving fund, capacity building and ensures that women are preferred in the appointment as 'Farmer Friends'.   Department of Agriculture cooperation & Farmers Welfare, GOI Shri Mukesh Kumar Bansal Private Secretary to Honble Minister 23383370 23782691 23384129 mukesh[dot]kumar2005[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in http://agricoop.nic.in/whos-who More information : http://agricoop.nic.in/sites/default/files/Chapter%20on%20NMAET%20for%20all%20Guidelines_0.pdf For more details, please contact : http://www.nari.nic.in/schemes/provisions-women-farmers-atma-scheme
140 Biodiversity Conservation and Rural Livelihood Improvement Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Biodiversity Conservation and Rural Livelihood Improvement Project (BCRLIP) is a multi sector multi-theme project with the purpose to strengthen and mainstream biodiversity conservation, improve rural livelihoods, reduce man-animal conflicts about damaging crops, improve habitats occupied by the wildlife, improve livelihoods of the local communities, reduce negative impact of local communities and promote community based eco-tourism activities. This project gives priority to participation of women in all aspects of decision making as well in their participation as beneficiaries Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Mr SUNIL VENUDAS KULKARNI ADDITIONAL PRIVATE SECRETARY Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Jorbagh Road, New Delhi – 110 003,INDIA More information : http://www.moef.nic.in/division/biodiversity-conservation-rural-livelihood-improvement-project-bcrlip For more details, please contact :http://www.nari.nic.in/schemes/biodiversity-conservation-and-rural-livelihood-improvement
141 Affordable rural housing for women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Prime Minister Awaas Yojana (PMAY) aims at providing assistance for the construction of houses to the people Below the Poverty Line in rural areas. Under the Scheme, priority is extended to widowed and unmarried women. It is stipulated that PMAY houses are to be allotted in the name of women members of the household or, alternatively, in the joint names of husband and wife. Ministry of Rural Development Shri Mukesh Kumar Bansal PS to Minister 23782327, 23383548, 23782373 23385876 mukesh[dot]kumar2005[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in https://rural.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi - 110001, INDIA More information : https://rural.nic.in/sites/downloads/programmes-schemes/prog-schemes-ruralhousing-iaygd2.pdf For more details, please contact  : https://rural.nic.in/telephonelist.asp
142 War Memorial Hostels for children Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation War Memorial Hostels (WMHs) provide shelter to the children of war widows or war-disabled service personnel, both in attributable or non attributable cases. Recurring grants are provided to WMHs for wards of defence personnel @ Rs.1350 per month. Admission to WMHs is open to the wards of all defence personnel including those of Navy and Air Force in the following order of priority. Wards of War Widows, . Wards of War Disabled, Wards of Attributable casualties, Wards of Non Attributable casualties (died in harness)  Kendriya Sanik Board Secretariat, Ministry of Defence Secretary, KSB 26192362(F) secyksb-mod[at]nic[dot]in http://www.ksb.gov.in/contact-us.htm West Block-IV, Wing –VII, RK Puram, New Delhi-110066 More information : http://www.ksb.gov.in/war-memorial-hostels.htm For more details, please contact : http://www.ksb.gov.in/contact-us.htm
143 Financial assistance to orphaned children of ex-servicemen Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation This scheme provides financial assistance of Rs. 1000 per month to orphaned chidren of ex-servicemen. This is available to male children of ex-servicemem up to age of 21 years and female children up to the time of their marriage. Kendriya Sanik Board Secretariat, Ministry of Defence Secretary, KSB 26192362(F) secyksb-mod[at]nic[dot]in http://www.ksb.gov.in/contact-us.htm West Block-IV, Wing –VII, RK Puram, New Delhi-110066 More information : http://www.ksb.gov.in/orphan-children-of-esm.htm
144 Financial assistance for education of children/widows of Ex-servicemen Education This scheme provides financial assistance to ex-servicemen and their widows for helping them in educating their wards (for maximum two children). A monthly grant of Rs 1000/- per month per child is provided up to graduation. This is also available for widows to pursue Post Graduation degree. The scheme is applicable to children or widows of Ex-Servicemen up to the rank of Havildar or equivalent in the Navy/Air Force. Kendriya Sanik Board Secretariat, Ministry of Defence Secretary, KSB 26192362(F) secyksb-mod[at]nic[dot]in http://www.ksb.gov.in/contact-us.htm West Block-IV, Wing –VII, RK Puram, New Delhi-110066 More information : http://www.ksb.gov.in/education-of-Children-Widows-of-esm.htm
145 Additional compensation for survivors of Acid Attack Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Recently, the Government of India has decided to provide additional financial assistance of Rs. 1 lakh (over and above the amount provided under the Victim Compensation Scheme) as immediate temporary relief to survivors of acid attack. This additional financial assistance of Rs. 1 lakh will be provided under Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF). To avail this benefit, the District Magistrate/Deputy Commissioner of the concerned District will send a report to the Ministry of Home Affairs in the prescribed format with a copy to Prime Minister’s Office. On receipt of the report from MHA, the compensation will be paid (through bank account) within 05 working days. For more details, please contact Nodal Officer, Shri. S. K. Bhalla, Director (CS-I), CS Division, Ministry of Home Affairs, 5th Floor, NDCC.II Building, Jai Singh Road, New Delhi, Tele No. 011-23438138, email: dircs1-mha@nic.in Ministry of Home Affairs Shri. S. K. Bhalla, Director (CS-I) CS Division, 011-23438138 dircs1-mha@nic.in 5th Floor, NDCC.II Building, Jai Singh Road, New Delhi
146 Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission aims at the development of 300 rural growth clusters called 'Rurban Clusters' which have latent potential for growth which would trigger overall development in the region. These clusters would be developed by provisioning of economic activities, developing skills and local entrepreneurship and providing infrastructure amenities. The components of the scheme covering areas such as sanitation, mobile health units, education, street lights, LPG connections, digital literacy etc. have direct and indirect impact on the lives of women and girls Ministry of Rural Development Shri Mukesh Kumar Bansal PS to Minister 23782327, 23383548, 23782373 23385876 mukesh[dot]kumar2005[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in https://rural.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi - 110001, INDIA More information: https://rurban.gov.in/about.html
147 Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Saansad Adarah Gram Yojana takes a holisic approach towards development. It envisages integrated development of the selected villages across multiple areas such as agriculture, health, education, sanitation, environment, livelihoods etc. This goes far beyond infrastructure development, as it aims at instilling certain values such as people's participation, gender equality, dignity of women, social justice, spirit of community service, cleanliness, local self governance etc. This is of huge benefit to women who experience transformation in their daily lives. Since the scheme also adresses concerns like water and sanitation, it reduces the burden of unpaid work on women. Ministry of Rural Development Shri Mukesh Kumar Bansal PS to Minister 23782327, 23383548, 23782373 23385876 mukesh[dot]kumar2005[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in https://rural.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi - 110001, INDIA More information: http://www.saanjhi.gov.in/aboutus.aspx
148 Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) is a part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), tasked with the dual objectives of adding diversity to the incomes of rural poor families and cater to the career aspirations of rural youth. DDU-GKY is focused on rural youth between the ages of 15 and 35 years from poor families. As a part of the Skill India campaign, it plays an instrumental role in supporting the social and economic programs of the government like the Make In India, Digital India, Smart Cities and Start-Up India, Stand-Up India campaigns. DDU-GKY is present in 21 States and UTs, across 568 districts, impacting youth from over 6,215 blocks. It currently has over 690 projects being implemented by over 300 partners, in more than 330 trades from 82 industry sectors. Over 2.7 Lakh candidates have been trained and over 1.34 Lakh candidates have been placed in jobs so in the course of the last financial year.  Ministry of Rural Development Shri Mukesh Kumar Bansal PS to Minister 23782327, 23383548, 23782373 23385876 mukesh[dot]kumar2005[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in https://rural.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi - 110001, INDIA Find out details of DDU-GKY in your State : http://ddugky.gov.in/content/state-skill-development-missions More information : http://ddugky.gov.in/content/about-us-0
149 Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) Skills Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE). The objective of this Skill Certification Scheme is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood. Individuals with prior learning experience or skills will also be assessed and certified under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Under this Scheme, Training and Assessment fees are completely paid by the Government. National Skill Development Corporation -47451530 -46560337 https://nsdcindia.org/contact-us 301, 3rd Floor, West Wing, World Mark 1, Asset 11, Aerocity, New Delhi – 110037 For more details, please contact Find a training centre near you : http://www.pmkvyofficial.org/Training-Centre.aspx For more details, please contact More information : http://www.pmkvyofficial.org/App_Documents/News/PMKVY%20Guidelines%20(2016-2020).pdf For more details, please contact Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) : http://www.pmkvyofficial.org/ContactUs.aspx
150 Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) provides connectivity, by way of an all-weather road (with necessary culverts and cross-drainage structures, which is operable throughout the year), to the eligible unconnected habitations in the rural areas. This is an essential enabler for women and girls to access basic services such as education, health facilities etc. Ministry of Rural Development Shri Mukesh Kumar Bansal PS to Minister 23782327, 23383548, 23782373 23385876 mukesh[dot]kumar2005[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in https://rural.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi - 110001, INDIA For more details, please contact More information: https://www.pmgsy.nic.in/ For more details, please contact Ministry of Rural Development : https://rural.nic.in/telephonelist.asp
151 National Family Benefit Scheme for assistance in case of death of breadwinner Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS) under the National Social Assistance Programme provides lumpsum assistance of Rs. 20000 to the bereaved household in the event of death of the bread-winner. Any event of death (natural or otherwise) would make the family eligible for assistance. A woman in the family, who is a home maker, is also considered as a ‘bread-winner’ for this purpose. The deceased person should have been between the age of 18-60 years. The family benefit will be paid to such surviving member of the household of the deceased poor, who after local inquiry, is found to be the head of the household. National Social Assistance Programme Dr. N Srinivas Rao Economic Adviser 011-23386411 srinivas[dot]rn[at]nic[dot]in https://nsap.nic.in/contact-us.html National Social Assistance Programme Division, Krishi Bhawan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Marg, New Delhi - 110 114 More information: https://nsap.nic.in/Guidelines/nfbs.pdf
152 Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme (IGNDPS) under the National Social Assistance Programme provides pension of Rs. 300 per month to persons in BPL category with disability level of 80% or more. An eligible person must be at least 18 years of age and after attaining the age of 80 years, the person is eligible to receive Rs. 500 per month. National Social Assistance Programme Dr. N Srinivas Rao Economic Adviser 011-23386411 srinivas[dot]rn[at]nic[dot]in https://nsap.nic.in/contact-us.html National Social Assistance Programme Division, Krishi Bhawan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Marg, New Delhi - 110 114 More information:  https://nsap.nic.in/Guidelines/dps.pdf
153 Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS) under the National Social Assistance Programme provides pension of Rs. 200 per month to persons in BPL category and above 60 years of age. After attaining the age of 80 years, the person is eligible to receive Rs. 500 per month. National Social Assistance Programme Dr. N Srinivas Rao Economic Adviser 011-23386411 srinivas[dot]rn[at]nic[dot]in https://nsap.nic.in/contact-us.html National Social Assistance Programme Division, Krishi Bhawan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Marg, New Delhi - 110 114 More information:   https://nsap.nic.in/Guidelines/aps.pdf
154 Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme (IGNWPS) under the National Social Assistance Programme provides pension of Rs. 300 per month to widowed women in BPL category and above 40 years of age. After attaining the age of 80 years, the woman is eligible to receive Rs. 500 per month. National Social Assistance Programme Dr. N Srinivas Rao Economic Adviser 011-23386411 srinivas[dot]rn[at]nic[dot]in https://nsap.nic.in/contact-us.html National Social Assistance Programme Division, Krishi Bhawan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Marg, New Delhi - 110 114 More information:   https://nsap.nic.in/Guidelines/wps.pdf
155 Compensation for victims of violence - Sthairya Nidhi Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Sthairya Nidhi scheme, Rs.500 lakhs Corpus fund has been established at the State level in Karnataka to provide financial relief to women who have been victims of atrocities. An immediate finalcial relief of Rs.25,000 is provided and a maximun of Rs.2 lakhs assistance is provided for extended medical treatment. Death relief of Rs.1 lakh is given to the family in case of death of the victim. For the year 2016-17 Rs.20 lakhs budget has been earmarked.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka 080-22355984 directorwcd01[at]gmail[dot]com 1st floor, M.S. Building,Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore-01, India More information:  http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=310%3Asthairya-nidhi&catid=109%3Astree-shakthi&lang=en For more details, please contact : http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98&Itemid=130&lang=en
156 Special treament units for women Health Special treament units for women and children have been set up to provide facilities of counseling, medical aid, police assistance, legal assistance under one roof to women who are victims of violence. These units have been set up by the State Government in all district hospitals of Karnataka.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka 080-22355984 directorwcd01[at]gmail[dot]com 1st floor, M.S. Building,Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore-01, India More information:  http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=315%3Aspecial-treatment-unit-for-women&catid=109%3Astree-shakthi&lang=en For more details, please contact : http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98&Itemid=130&lang=en
157 Swami Vivekananda Single Girl Child Scholarship for Research in Social Sciences Education This scheme works to support higher education of single girl children in social sciences as well as promote the norm of small families and girl children.  University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof.Rajnish Jain Secretary & CVO  011-23239337,23236288 011-23238858 secy.ugc@nic.in More information:  https://www.ugc.ac.in/svsgc/
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi - 110002.
For more details, please contact :https://www.ugc.ac.in/contactus.aspx
158 Post Doctoral Fellowship for Women Education This scheme is implemented for unemployed women candidates holding Ph.D degree. These women are given the opporunity to carry out advanced studies and research with the tenure of award being 5 years. A total of 100 slots are available under this every year. The upper age limit is 55 yrs for general category and 60 yrs for SC/ST/OBC/PH/Minority cateogories. University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof.Rajnish Jain Secretary & CVO  011-23239337,23236288 011-23238858 secy.ugc@nic.in More information:  https://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfw/
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi - 110002.
For more details, please contact :https://www.ugc.ac.in/contactus.aspx
159 Capacity building of women managers in higher education Education This scheme is aimed at building capacities of women in higher education in the academic and administrative streams to equip them for decision making positions in the higher education system. This programme encompasses tranin, sensitization, awareness and management skills training workshops. University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof.Rajnish Jain Secretary & CVO  011-23239337,23236288 secy.ugc@nic.in More information:  https://www.ugc.ac.in/oldpdf/xiplanpdf/capwomenmanagers.pdf
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi - 110002.
For more details, please contact :https://www.ugc.ac.in/contactus.aspx
160 Women's Studies in Universities and Colleges Education The UGC provides funds to set up new women studies centres and strengthen existing women study centres by establishing them as statutory departments in the university system. This facilitates their capacity to network with other departments and work in synergy. University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof.Rajnish Jain Secretary & CVO  011-23239337,23236288 011-23238858 secy.ugc@nic.in More information:  https://www.ugc.ac.in/oldpdf/xiplanpdf/womenstudies.pdf
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi - 110002.
For more details, please contact :https://www.ugc.ac.in/contactus.aspx
161 Women's Hostels for Colleges Education The UGC provides funds to support all aligible colleges for construction of hostels for women in order to provide a residential place for women students, researchers, teachers and other staff. University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof.Rajnish Jain Secretary & CVO  011-23239337,23236288 011-23238858 secy.ugc@nic.in More information:  https://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/5954069_Guidelines-WH.pdf
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi - 110002.
For more details, please contact :https://www.ugc.ac.in/contactus.aspx
162 Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child Education Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child for pursuing higher and technical education supports higher education through scholarships to such girls who happen to be the only child in their family. Female students up to the age of 30 yrs at the time of admission are eligible. The scholarship amount in Rs. 3100 per month. University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof.Rajnish Jain Secretary & CVO  011-23239337,23236288 011-23238858 secy.ugc@nic.in More information:  https://www.ugc.ac.in/sgc/
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi - 110002.
For more details, please contact :https://www.ugc.ac.in/contactus.aspx
163 Relaxation in M.Phil/Ph.D programme for women Education As per UGC Regulations, 2016 women candidates are provided maternity leave/child care leave once in the entire duration of M.Phil/Ph.D for upto 240 days. In case of relocation of an M.Phil/Ph.D woman scholar due to marriage or otherwise, research data is allowed to be transferred to the University to which the scholar intends to locate. University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof.Rajnish Jain Secretary & CVO  011-23239337,23236288 011-23238858 secy.ugc@nic.in More information:  https://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/4952604_UGC-(M.PHIL.-PH.D-DEGREES)-REGULATIONS,-2016.pdf
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi - 110002.
164 Day care centres in Universities and Colleges Education The University Grants Commission (UGC) hs a scheme for Day Car Centres in Universities and Colleges for children of 3 months to 6 years of age. This facility can be availed by university/college employees/students/scholars. University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof.Rajnish Jain Secretary & CVO  011-23239337,23236288 011-23238858 secy.ugc@nic.in More information:  https://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/4952604_UGC-(M.PHIL.-PH.D-DEGREES)-REGULATIONS,-2016.pdf
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi - 110002.
165 Scholarship for college and university students Education Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students provides financial assistance to meritorious students with family income less than Rs.6 lakh per annum, to meet a part of their day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies. The annual target is 82000 scholarships per year, of which 50% are reserved for women in age group of 18-25 years. Students who are above 80th percentile of successful candidates in the relevant stream from a particular Board of Examination in class XII and pursuing regular course and not availing benefit of any other scholarships, are eligible to apply under this Scheme. The rate of scholarship is Rs. 10,000/- per annum for the first three years and Rs. 20,000/- per annum for the fourth and fifth year. Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development Amit Khare Secretary + 91-11-23386451 / 23382698 (Office) + 91-11-23385807 (Fax) secy [dot] dhe [at] nic [dot] in https://www.education.gov.in/hi 127-C, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi One can apply for this scholarship through the:https://scholarships.gov.in/ More information:  https://www.education.gov.in/sites/upload_files/mhrd/files/upload_document/Guidelines_CSS_Scholarship.pdf Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development:https://www.education.gov.in/en/whos-who-0
166 Training in hospitality sector Skills Scheme of Capacity Building for Service Providers gives training opportunities for skilling and skill upgradation and certification in tourism and hospitality related sectors. This is implemented by State Tourism Departments, Institutes of Hospitality Management, ITDC, State Tourism Development Corporations etc. Ministry of Tourism Mr. Rahul Jain, IAS Private Secretary 011-23718310, 011-23717969, 011-23710431-32 011-23731506(F) jain.rahul@mp.gov.in https://tourism.gov.in/about-us/whos-who 3rd Floor, Transport Bhavan, Parliament Street, New Delhi - 110001 More information:  https://tourism.gov.in/sites/default/files/Scheme%20Guidelines_10.pdf Ministry of Tourism:https://tourism.gov.in/senior-officers
167 Job training - Hunar Se Rozgar Tak Skills The scheme offers training to persons through Short Term Hospitality courses for training in multi cuisine cooking, craft bakeing, food & beverage services, housekeeping, stewardship, tourist facilitations room attendant and front office roles etc. Women trainees are provided with the benefit of travel allowance subject to certain conditions and are also given a longer period of post-training placement support. These trainings are conducted through State Transport Developmen Corporations and Implementing Agencies. Ministry of Tourism Mr. Rahul Jain, IAS Private Secretary 011-23718310, 011-23717969, 011-23710431-32 011-23731506(F) jain.rahul@mp.gov.in https://tourism.gov.in/about-us/whos-who 3rd Floor, Transport Bhavan, Parliament Street, New Delhi - 110001 More information:  https://tourism.gov.in/sites/default/files/guideline/REVISED%20HSRT%20GUIDELINES%20EFFECTIVE%20FROM%2027-12-2016-%20Copy%20(1)%20(1).pdf Ministry of Tourism :https://tourism.gov.in/senior-officers
168 NRI marriages Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Marriages with overseas Indians would go through similar ups and downs like any other marriage. However, women in these marriages are at a much greater risk of facing isolation from friends and family, language constraints, living in an alien land, lacking monetary or social support. These marriages are not only governed by the legal system of India, but also the country of residence. Due to a relatively high risk of abandonment and other issues involved with NRI marriage, there are certain Dos and Donts one should keep in mind prior to such an arrangement. More information:  http://www.nari.nic.in/nri-marriages
169 Sexual Harassment at the Workplace Others Sexual Harassment at the workplace includes any unwelcome physical contact, sexually determined behaviour in the form of demands, requests, favours or advances; sexually coloured remarks, jokes or comments; showing pornography, any other unwelcome physical, verbal or non -verbal conduct of sexual nature. Threatening removal from employment, humiliating a woman and creating an intimidating work environment constitutes sexual harassment. Under the The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, the woman herself or a suitable representative can complain at the Internal Complaints Committee mandatorily set up by the employer under the Act. Women can also complain at the Local Complaints Committee at the district level. More information:  http://www.nari.nic.in/i-have-been-harassed-work
170 Facing trouble in marriage Others Facing trouble in marriage
Problems in marital arrangments might occur in a number of ways. Following is a list of troubles one might face in their marriage:
Dowry related offences: The giving, taking, demanding or advertising of dowry and dowry death are legal offences.
Violence within the household or domestic violence is any kind of physical, sexual, emotional or economic violence on women within their home, and is punishable by law.Bigamy, or marrying again during lifetime of husband and wife
Marriage ceremony fraudulently gone through without lawful marriage
Child marriage which refers to a marriage wherein the female is less than 18 years of age and the male is less than 21 years of age.
More information:  http://www.nari.nic.in/i-am-having-trouble-my-marriage
171 Tips for your job search Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Searching for jobs can be a long and difficult process. Prior to any job search, an individual should assess their own strengths and interests, and whether they meet the critria of their desired places of employment. Any application for a job requires multiple things, like building a resume, having an email ID, networking, looking for interviews etc. A resume and the interview process are two means through which an individual reflects their strenghts, work experience and academic excellence to their prospective employer. Therefore, these two elements need to be worked on to increase one's chances of getting a desired job. More information:  http://www.nari.nic.in/tips-your-job-search
172 Forms of Violence Against Women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Women can face violence both inside or outside their households. It is therefore imperative to know of and recognize the various kinds of violence a woman might face. Following is a list of various forms of violence faced by women:
Obscene acts or songs,Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman,Voyeurism,Act with intent to disrobe a woman
Sexual Harassment,Domestic Violence/Cruelty,Dowry Death,Child MarriageTrafficking of persons,Trafficking of persons,Rape,Gang RapeCompensation
More information:  http://www.nari.nic.in/types-violence-against-women
173 Nutritious meals for pregnant women Health Under the Mahatari Jatan Yojana, hot and nutritious meals are provided to pregnant women at Anganwadis six days a week. The scheme also covers special care, health education, complete vaccination and iron folic acid tablet distribution. State Service delivery Gateaway, Government of Chattisgarh More information:  https://cgstate.gov.in/en/schemes For more details, please contact :https://cgstate.gov.in/en/schemes
174 Financial assistance programme for pregnant women Health Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Maternity Benefit Scheme provides financial assistance to pregnant woman. Women from financially weaker section of the society doesn’t get much medical care due lack of financial support. The financial assistance of Rs. 18000/- will be given to the pregnant woman in three equal installments. The age of the pregnant woman should be more than 19 years and she shoul belong to the BPL category. Government of Tamilnadu Dr J. Radhakrishnan IAS., IAS 25671875,PABX-5671 More information:  http://kpmbphc.blogspot.in/2012/01/new-dr-muthulakshmi-reddy-maternity.html Health and Family Welfare Department Secretariat, Chennai 600 009  Nil For more details, please contact :https://www.tn.gov.in/detail_contact/11/3
175 Distribution of milk to students upto class X Health Under Ksheera Bhagya scheme, milk is provided to school children studying in Anganwadi up to class 10. It also provides nutritious food with protein and fat which is essential for healthy growth and all-round development of children.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka Smt. Uma Mahadevan, I.A.S Principal Secretary to Government 080- 22353991 080-22251011 prlsecy-wc@karnataka.gov.in More information:  http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=310%3Asthairya-nidhi&catid=109%3Astree-shakthi&lang=en 3rd Gate,Ground Floor, M.S. Building, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore - 01 Nil For more details, please contact : http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98&Itemid=130&lang=en http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
176 Nutritious meal scheme for pregnant and lactating poor women in rural areas Health Mathru Poorna Scheme provides one nutritious meal per day to pregnant and lactating poor women at Anganwadi Centres. The scheme provides them with meals that include rice, dal or sambar, green vegetables, pulses, egg and groundnut-jaggery chikki.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka Smt. Uma Mahadevan, I.A.S Principal Secretary to Government 080- 22353991 080-22251011 prlsecy-wc@karnataka.gov.in More information:  http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=310%3Asthairya-nidhi&catid=109%3Astree-shakthi&lang=en 3rd Gate,Ground Floor, M.S. Building, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore - 01 Nil For more details, please contact : http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98&Itemid=130&lang=en http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
177 Scheme to promote the birth of girl children Others Bhagyalakshmi Scheme promotes the birth of girl children in BPL families. Financial assistance is provided to the girl child through her mother/father or natural guardian subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions. Enrollment is allowed upto one year of the birth of child on production of birth certificate. The benefits of the scheme are restricted to 2 girl children of a BPL family. An amount of Rs. 10,000/- is deposited with the selected financial institution in the girl child's name. The financial institution will maximise the return on Rs. 10,000/- and the deposit together with the interests accrued will be made available to the beneficiary on attaining 18 years of age. An amount of Rs. 34,751/- to the first child and Rs. 40,918/- to the second child enrolled in the same family is given.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka Smt. Uma Mahadevan, I.A.S Principal Secretary to Government 080- 22353991 080-22251011 prlsecy-wc@karnataka.gov.in More information:  http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=310%3Asthairya-nidhi&catid=109%3Astree-shakthi&lang=en 3rd Gate,Ground Floor, M.S. Building, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore - 01 Nil For more details, please contact : http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98&Itemid=130&lang=en http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
178 Old Age Pension Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Old Age Pension Scheme, financial assistance is provided to people over the ages of 60, who have been recognized as a Scheduled Tribe in the State of Arunachal Pradesh and living below the poverty line. A monthly pension of Rs. 200 is stipulated for assistance. Departmen of Social Welfare, Women and Child Development, Government of Arunchal Pradesh Smt. Madhu K. Garg, IAS Secretary Ph.   0360-2212323 (160118)
Mb. 09436040066
madhukgargias@yahoo.com,madhukgarg@gmail.com More information: http://arunachalswwcd.gov.in/content/state-scheme/old-age-pension.html Civil Secretariat , Block-4, 5th floor

Room no. 4, Itanagar-791111
Nil For more details, please contact: http://arunachalswwcd.gov.in/ http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
179 Mahila and Shishu Help-Desk at police stations Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Mahila and Shishu Desk provides round the clock service to women and children in distress by establishing helpdesks in all the police stations. The help desks act as a place of respite for the survivors of violence, providing them with the facilities of drinking water, toilet, medical, legal, psycho-social support to ensure privacy. Department of Women and Child Development and Mission Shakti, Government of Odisha Smt. Chithra Arumugam ,IAS, Commissioner cum Secretary  0674-2536775 0674-2396756 wcdsec.or@nic.in More information: http://wcdodisha.gov.in/content/4/68 Odisha Secretariat, Bhubaneswar-751001 Nil For more details, please contact: http://wcdodisha.gov.in/contact/11 http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
180 Residential Institute and Training Centre for women in distress Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under this scheme, homes for women in distress are established to rehabilitate women in need of care and protection. Along with rehabilitation, they are also provided with vocational training in courses like tailoring and embroidery. Social Welfare Department, Government of Mizoram. Shri P. Lalchhuanga Secretary 0389-2322671 0389-2334337 socdepmiz@gmail.com More information:https://socialwelfare.mizoram.gov.in/page/residential-institute-and-training-centre Civil Secretariat, New Secretariat Complex
Khatla, Aizwal-796001
Nil For more details, please contact: https://socialwelfare.mizoram.gov.in/page/contact-us http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
181 Disability Certificates cum Identity Cards Others Under this scheme, all individuals including women with disability in Kerala are provided laminated disability certificate-cum-identity cards as an authentic document for all purposes. Department of Social Justice, Government of Kerala +91 471 2306040 swdkerala@gmail.com More information:http://swd.kerala.gov.in/index.php/social-justice-a-empowerment/schemes--programmes/differently-abled-state/288?task=view 5th Floor, Vikas Bhavan, PMG,
Trivandrum, Kerala -695033
Nil For more details, please contact: http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/contact.ph
182 Reproductive Sexual Health Benefits through ANM Health Government of West Bengal provides:1.Government of West Bengal provides 2.Free spacing methods devices 3.Conventional contraceptives at Government institutes and from ASHA with a nominal charge of Rs. 1 per pack.4.Reproductive and child health camps are organized to enhance access of primary health care in critical areas. Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal Commissioner of Family Welfare & State Mission Director (NRHM) 2357-3625,  2357-7909 More information:https://www.wbhealth.gov.in/ Nil For more details, please contact: https://www.wbhealth.gov.in/contents/contactus
183 Free sterilization Health Permanent sterilization services are given to women. Women can avail Free service in laparoscopic and in mini-laparotomy methods of operation. BPL women receive compensation of Rs. 1000 and APL women receive Rs. 600 for accepting such service from government institutions. Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal Commissioner of Family Welfare & State Mission Director (NRHM) 2357-3625,  2357-7909 More information:https://www.wbhealth.gov.in/ Nil For more details, please contact: https://www.wbhealth.gov.in/contents/contactus
184 Free transport services to pregnant women Health Under Nischay Jan scheme, pregnant women can avail free transport services from home to hospital for delivery and free referral transfer from one hospital to another higher tier hospital. Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal Commissioner of Family Welfare & State Mission Director (NRHM) 2357-3625,  2357-7909 More information: https://www.wbhealth.gov.in/ Nil For more details, please contact: https://www.wbhealth.gov.in/contents/contactus
185 West Bengal Transport Workers Soial Security Scheme (WBTWSSS) Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation This scheme provides social security to transport workers. It applies to all unorganised workers of 18-60 years of age, engaged in automobiles used for commercial purposes. If the workers are part of the scheme for continuous 5 years then after 60 years they get a pesion of Rs. 1500/- per month. In case of accidental death they get financial assistance of Rs. 2,00,000. Assistance is also provided for treatment, marriage of daughters, education of children etc. Department of Labour, Government of West Bengal ABHINAV CHANDRA, IAS (033)-2248-8150 labourcommissioner.wb@gmail.com More information:https://wblc.gov.in/sites/default/files/ckfinder/userfiles/images/WBTWSSS_at_a_glance.pdf 11th Floor, New Secretariat Building,
1, K.S. Roy Road, BBD Bagh,
Kolkata, West Bengal 700001
Nil For more details, please contact:https://wblc.gov.in/contactinfo
186 Social Security for Marginal Workers Others Under the Contributory Social Security Scheme, marginal workers are provided with social security. Under the scheme, Rs. 100/- is contributed by the government and the beneficiary each, and an account is opened for ten years. After the completion of this period, the beneficiary can withdraw accumulated amount along with interest.  Department of Social Welfare, Government of Jammu and Kashmir 1. Shri Sajad Ahmad Khan, IAS Secretary 0191-2542759(O) 0191-2579126(F) socialwelfare.adm@gmail.com More information:https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/schMast.aspx Civil Secretariat, Srinagar – 180001 Nil For more details, please contact:https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/who.aspx https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/contact.html and http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
187 Medical facilities for pregnant women Health Ayushmati Yojana provides medical facilities to pregnant women. It promotes institutional deliveries and improve access to the private hospitals. This scheme intends to improve access to services, generate demand and provide choice to the beneficiaries, particularly for those from low socio-economic background, for whom the costs act as a major barrier to services. Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal Commissioner of Family Welfare & State Mission Director (NRHM) 2357-3625,  2357-7909 More information:https://www.wbhealth.gov.in/ Nil For more details, please contact:https://www.wbhealth.gov.in/contents/contactus
188 Scholarships for minority students in professional and technical courses Education Under the Post Matric Scheme of Merit Cum Means for Minority Students, financial assistance is provided to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities to enable them to pursue professional and technical courses. The scholarship includes financial assistance in maintenance allowance and tuition fee. Department of Social Welfare, Government of Jammu and Kashmir 1. Shri Sajad Ahmad Khan, IAS Secretary 0191-2542759(O) 0191-2579126(F) socialwelfare.adm@gmail.com More information: https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/schMast.aspx Civil Secretariat, Srinagar – 180001 Nil For more details, please contact:https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/who.aspx https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/contact.html and http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
189 Formation of Self-Help Groups in Forest Fringes Villages Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under this scheme, a variety of trainings are provided to women from villages on forest fringes, Training includes Sal Plate making, tailoring, health care of domestic animals & table birds, bidi making, repairing of pump machine, establishment of poultry farm, soft toy making, etc. Department of Labour, Government of West Bengal SRI HIRDYESH MOHAN, IAS 003 2335-4040 033 2335-4028 prsecy.tpt-wb@gov.in More information:http://www.westbengalforest.gov.in/index.php Department of Forests, West Bengal, Aranya Bhawan,
Block-LA, No-10A, Section-III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700 106
Nil For more details, please contact:http://www.westbengalforest.gov.in/officers_postal.php http://www.westbengalforest.gov.in/upload/directorate/information.pdf
190 Post-matric scholarship for minority students Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Post Matric Scholarship for Minority, meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of the minority communities are awarded scholarships to provide them with better opportunities in higher education and to enhance their chances of employment. Under this scheme, 30% of the scholarships are earmarked for female students. The scholarship is provided for the entire course, while the maintenance allowance is given for ten months in an academic year.  Department of Social Welfare, Government of Jammu and Kashmir 1. Shri Sajad Ahmad Khan, IAS Secretary 0191-2542759(O) 0191-2579126(F) socialwelfare.adm@gmail.com More information:https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/schMast.aspx Civil Secretariat, Srinagar – 180001 Nil For more details, please contact:https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/who.aspx and  Find details about Rate and Quota of the Scholarship: https://wbchse.nic.inhtml/scholarship_wb_gov_mcm_schl_schm.html https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/contact.html and http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
191 Economic rehabilitation of fringe population through Joint Forest Management Committee (JFMC) Skills This scheme provides agriculture development through creation of irrigation facilities. Vocational trainings are given for income generation activities like mushroom cultivation, sal-leaves, plate making, tailoring, weaving, bee keeping, etc. Self-Employment Group are also promoted. Women of fringe populations are eligible including women consisting the JFMCs and EDMCs. West Bengal Forest Department, Government of West Bengal SRI HIRDYESH MOHAN, IAS 003 2335-4040 033 2335-4028 prsecy.tpt-wb@gov.in More information:http://www.westbengalforest.gov.in/index.php Department of Forests, West Bengal, Aranya Bhawan,
Block-LA, No-10A, Section-III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700 106
Nil For more details, please contact:http://www.westbengalforest.gov.in/officers_postal.php http://www.westbengalforest.gov.in/upload/directorate/information.pdf
192 Distribution of subsidized food Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Kadhya Sathi Yojana, subsidized rice and wheat is distributed among residents of West Bengal. AAY ration cards beneficiaries can get 15kg rice/ family & 20kg wheat/family at Rs. 2/ kg for every month. Priority Householder (PH) and Special Priority Householder can get 2kg rice/ family & 3kg wheat/family at Rs. 2/ kg for every month. Cardholders under State Food Security Scheme will also be able to avail 1kg rice/ family & 1kg wheat/family at Rs. 13/ kg rice and Rs. 9/kg wheat for every month.  Department of Food and Supplies, Government of West Bengal Shri Parwez Ahmad Siddiqui, IAS Secretary Food & Supplies Dept. & Commissioner - Food, Khadya Bhavan
11A, Mirza Ghalib Street,
Kolkata - 700087, West Bengal
itcellfswb1@gmail.com More information:https://wbpds.gov.in/ Nil For more details, please contact:https://wbpds.gov.in/rptForUsers/Contact_us.aspx
193 Financial assistance for women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Integrated Social Security Scheme, financial assistance is provided to persons in their old age, widows, destitute women and physically challenged individuals. Under the scheme, Rs.200/- to Rs. 400/- is provided to the beneficiaries each month.  Department of Social Welfare, Government of Jammu and Kashmir 1. Shri Sajad Ahmad Khan, IAS Secretary 0191-2542759(O) 0191-2579126(F) socialwelfare.adm@gmail.com More information:https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/schMast.aspx Civil Secretariat, Srinagar – 180001 Nil For more details, please contact: https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/who.aspx https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/contact.html and http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
194 Professional training for women Skills Under the Mahila Samridhi Yojana, a group of 20 girls are trained in jute accessories, tie and dye, mirror work, embroidery or pottery. The training is spread out over a period of 6 months and is free of cost. Upon the completion of the training, a stipend is provided to the girls. After the conclusion of the training programme, the girls are also benefitted under the Micro Credit Scheme. Jammu and Kashmir State Women’s Development Corporation Managing Director
J&K Women's Development Corporation
0191-2439370, Telefax. 0191-2430321 jandkwdc@gmail.com www.jkwdc.com and More information: http://www.jkwdc.com/skeens.html Srinagar: Block-A, 1st Floor, Old Secretariat, Srinagar (May to October)

Phone No.0194-2506685, Telefax. 0194-2506684

Jammu : Hall No.6-B, 2nd Floor, Aquaf Complex, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu (November to April)
Nil For more details, please contact:  http://www.jkwdc.com/contact.aspx
195 Loans for women from minority communities Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation provides long term loans at a concessional rate of interest to assist the poor women from ages 18-45, belonging to the following minority communities - Muslims, Buddhists, Sikhs, Christians and Zoroastrians. Jammu and Kashmir State Women’s Development Corporation Managing Director
J&K Women's Development Corporation
0191-2439370, Telefax. 0191-2430321 jandkwdc@gmail.com More information: http://www.jkwdc.com/skeens.html Srinagar: Block-A, 1st Floor, Old Secretariat, Srinagar (May to October)

Phone No.0194-2506685, Telefax. 0194-2506684

Jammu : Hall No.6-B, 2nd Floor, Aquaf Complex, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu (November to April)
Nil For more details, please contact:  http://www.jkwdc.com/contact.aspx
196 Support to women with disability Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation, the scheme provides funds to women with 40% disability between the ages of 18-45. To be eligible, the annual income of the beneficiary should be less than Rs. 5.00 lakh for urban areas, and less than Rs. 3.00 lakh for rural areas. The corporation provides funds to these women beneficiaries to set up their own Income Generating Units. Jammu and Kashmir State Women’s Development Corporation Managing Director
J&K Women's Development Corporation
0191-2439370, Telefax. 0191-2430321 jandkwdc@gmail.com More information: https://jkwdc.com/skeens.html Srinagar: Block-A, 1st Floor, Old Secretariat, Srinagar (May to October)

Phone No.0194-2506685, Telefax. 0194-2506684

Jammu : Hall No.6-B, 2nd Floor, Aquaf Complex, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu (November to April)
Nil For more details, please contact: http://www.jkwdc.com/contact.aspx
197 Rehabilitation of children of sex workers Skills It provides the skill development to children of commerical sex workers and equips them with knowledge of primary health care and hygiene, reproductive and sexual heath care. Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare 1. Smt. Sanghmitra Ghosh 033-23341563 23341918  secy.wcdsw@gmail.com More information: http://www.wbcdwdsw.gov.in/index.php 10th Floor, VikasBhawan,DF Block, Sector-1, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700091
Salt Lake City, Kolkatta-91
Nil For more details, please contact: http://www.wbcdwdsw.gov.in/index.php http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
198 Information, Education and Communication Camps Education Under this scheme, information, education and communication camps are organized at the village, cluster, blocks, district and state level to create awareness about various social legislations enacted for the protection of women. Information is dispensed about Domestic Violence Act, Juvenile Justice Act, Prohibition of Immoral Trafficking in Women and Children etc. Direcorate of Women and Child Development Department, Government of Himachal Pradesh Rakesh Bhardwaj  Deputy Director   0177-2623113,09418310010 0177-2623113/2621957 wcd-hp@nic.in More information: http://admis.hp.nic.in/himachal/welfare/StateFinancedSchemesJan2014_A1b.pdf CEDAR Home, Brentwood Estate
Himland , Shimla-1
Nil For more details, please contact: http://www.nari.nic.in/schemes/information-education-and-communication-camps# http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
199 West Bengal Disability Pension Scheme Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under this scheme, the financial assistance of Rs. 750/- per month is given to persons with disability who are residents of West Bengal. The family income of the eligible person should not exceed Rs. 1000/- per month. Those who are recipients of Widow Pension and Old Age Pension are not eligible under this scheme. Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare 1. Smt. Sanghmitra Ghosh 033-23341563 23341918  secy.wcdsw@gmail.com More information: http://wbswpension.gov.in/pages/wcd_about_scheme.php 10th Floor, VikasBhawan,DF Block, Sector-1, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700091
Salt Lake City, Kolkatta-91
Nil For more details, please contact: http://wbswpension.gov.in/pages/wcd_key_officials.php http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
200 Gas connections for women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Mata Shabari Mahilla Sashktikarn Yojna, LPG Gas connection is provided to the women from SC families below the poverty line or whose income does not exceed Rs. 35,000/- per annum. For the purchase of LPG gas connection, a subsidy of Rs. 1,300/- per beneficiary is provided by the Government. For area specific information, please visit the concerned Aanganwadi worker/Supervisor Distt Programme/Child Development Project Officer in Himachal Prdesh. Direcorate of Women and Child Development Department, Government of Himachal Pradesh Rakesh Bhardwaj  Deputy Director   0177-2623113,09418310010 0177-2623113/2621957 wcd-hp@nic.in More information: http://himachal.nic.in/WriteReadData/l892s/176_l892s/AnnexureJ-20961722.pdf CEDAR Home, Brentwood Estate
Himland , Shimla-1
Nil For more details, please contact: http://www.nari.nic.in/schemes/%C2%A0http://himachal.nic.in/index1.php?lang=1&dpt_id=176&level=0&linkid=2890&lid=7889 http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
201 West Bengal Old Age Pension Scheme Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Financial assistance of Rs. 750/- per month is provided to persons of 60 years and above, who are residents of West Bengal. The income of the eligible person should not exceed Rs. 1000/- per month and the person should not receiving any other government pension. Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare, Goverment of West Bengal 1. Smt. Sanghmitra Ghosh 033-23341563 23341918  secy.wcdsw@gmail.com More information:http://wbswpension.gov.in/pages/wcd_about_scheme.php 10th Floor, VikasBhawan,DF Block, Sector-1, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700091
Salt Lake City, Kolkatta-91
Nil For more details, please contact: https://wbswpension.gov.in/pages/wcd_key_officials.php http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
202 West Bengal Widow Pension Scheme Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation This scheme provides financial assistance of Rs. 750/- per month to widows who are residents of West Bengal and lack support and care. The widow's family income should exceed Rs. 1000/- per month to be eligible under this scheme. Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare, Goverment of West Bengal 1. Smt. Sanghmitra Ghosh 033-23341563 23341918  secy.wcdsw@gmail.com More information: https://wbswpension.gov.in/pages/wcd_about_scheme.php 10th Floor, VikasBhawan,DF Block, Sector-1, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700091
Salt Lake City, Kolkatta-91
Nil For more details, please contact: https://wbswpension.gov.in/pages/wcd_key_officials.php http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
203 Sports Meet for women Others To enable the overall physical development of women and to help them unwind, Annual Sports Meets are held at the block level every year. The purpose of the scheme is two folds: to mobilize women in large numbers and to create awareness among them about women & child related issues. Women and Child Development Department, Government of Haryana 1. Shri Vivek Joshi Principal Secretary 0172-2711963 vivek.joshi@nic.in More information: http://www.wcdhry.gov.in/srw.htm Bays 15-20, Sector – 4
Panchkula – 134112
Nil For more details, please contact: http://wcdhry.gov.in/contacte.htm http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
204 Social Security Scheme for Kendu Leaf Collectors Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation West Bengal Kendu Leaf Collector's Social Security Scheme provides employment to Kendu leaves collectors in off season. It brings all the Kendu leaves collectors under a social security scheme. Persons under Large Sized Multipurpose Co-operative Society (LAMPS) are eligible for this scheme. Tribal Development Department, Government of West Bengal Shri Kanwaljit Singh Cheema, IAS Principal Secretary More information: http://www.adibasikalyan.gov.in/orders/659-tdd_300615.pdf
Tribal Development Department
DJ-4, Sector II, Administrative Building, 5th Floor, Bidhannagar, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700091
Nil For more details, please contact: http://www.adibasikalyan.gov.in/html/contact.php
205 ST Old Age Pension Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under this scheme, ST persons from BPL familiies over the age of 60 years receive Rs. 1000 per month, which is transferred to their individual bank account. Tribal Development Department, Government of West Bengal Shri Kanwaljit Singh Cheema, IAS Principal Secretary More information: http://www.adibasikalyan.gov.in/html/oap.php
Tribal Development Department
DJ-4, Sector II, Administrative Building, 5th Floor, Bidhannagar, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700091
Nil For more details, please contact: http://www.adibasikalyan.gov.in/html/contact.php
206 Bicycle distribution scheme Education Under the Sabuj Sathi scheme, cycles are distributed to students of class IX to XII in all government aided/ government sponsored schools. This can help many children go to schools which may be at a distance from their homes. Department of Labour, Government of West Bengal ABHINAV CHANDRA, IAS (033)-2248-8150 labourcommissioner.wb@gmail.com More information: https://wbsaboojsathi.gov.in/about_scheme.php 11th Floor, New Secretariat Building,
1, K.S. Roy Road, BBD Bagh,
Kolkata, West Bengal 700001
Nil For more details, please contact: http://www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/htm/po-dwo-contact.php
207 Social Welfare Homes Education Social Welfare Homes provide social security and education to deprived persons. It provides food, shelter and other basic necessities to the inmates of these homes. Education is given up to the Madhyamik level i.e. upto 10th grade. Family income of eligible children should not exceed Rs. 11,000 - Rs. 25,000. Female inmates who have completed their term at any welfare home and have nobody to look after are usually granted admission to the homes of Destitute Women. Mass Education Extension & Library Services Department, Government of West Bengal Dr. Ravi Inder Singh, IAS Principal Secretary 2334-2764 FAX: 2334-8535  secy.meels@gmail.com More information: https://meels.gov.in/home/page/scheme_mee#2 Bikash Bhaban, East Block, 9th floor, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700 091 Nil For more details, please contact: https://meels.gov.in/home/page/district_mee
208 Scholarship for students with disabilities above class VIII Education Scholarship is awarded to students with disability studying in class IX and onwards. Mass Education Extension & Library Services Department, Government of West Bengal Dr. Ravi Inder Singh, IAS Principal Secretary 2334-2764 FAX: 2334-8535  secy.meels@gmail.com More information: https://meels.gov.in/home/page/scheme_mee#2 Bikash Bhaban, East Block, 9th floor, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700 091 Nil For more details, please contact: https://meels.gov.in/home/page/district_mee
209 Welfare Homes for Women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under this scheme, the Government of Assam has established Welfare Homes for Women and Children, who find themselves escaping from distressing situations. These welfare homes have been established for rescued women, destitute widows and women in distress. Directorate of Social Welfare, Government of Assam Shri Jishnu Barua, IAS, Addl. Chief Secretary  +91-361-2237243 addlcsjbarua62@gmail.com More information: http://socialwelfareassam.com/Schemes.php?Page=wh 2nd Floor, B- Block,
Janata Bhawan, Dispur, Ghy- 06,
Assam.
Nil For more details, please contact: http://socialwelfareassam.com/Connect.php
210 Mock tests for competitive exams Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Mock-Tests for various job-oriented Competitive Examinations are conducted under this scheme. This facility is available to the job-seekers having valid registration with Employment Exchanges or Employment Bank.  Directorate of Employment, Government of West Bengal More information: http://employmentdirectoratewb.gov.in/mock_coaching.html  Directorate of Employment, Government of West Bengal,67, Bentinck street, 4th floor,Kolkata-700069 Nil For more details, please contact: http://employmentdirectoratewb.gov.in/pdf/contact/Contact%20Information%20of%20the%20field%20offices%20under%20Directorate%20of%20Employment.pdf https://wblabour.gov.in/contactusde
211 Skill training of the registered job-seekers Skills This scheme works towards skill development of the job-seekers registered with the Employment Bank to enhance their employability and to promote self-employment among them. State government bears 50% of the course fee or Rs. 5000, whichever is less and the remaining portion of the course fee is paid by the trainee. The trainee must have valid registration with Employment Exchange and /or Employment Bank. Minimum age limit for the trainees is 18 years.  Directorate of Employment, Government of West Bengal More information: http://employmentdirectoratewb.gov.in/pdf/skill_development/Skill%20Development%20Scheme.PDF  Directorate of Employment, Government of West Bengal,67, Bentinck street, 4th floor,Kolkata-700069 Nil For more details, please contact: http://employmentdirectoratewb.gov.in/pdf/contact/Contact%20Information%20of%20the%20field%20offices%20under%20Directorate%20of%20Employment.pdf Application form:http://employmentdirectoratewb.gov.in/pdf/skill_development/Application%20Form%20for%20job-seekers.pdf
212 Training for Domestic Workers Skills Under this scheme, the skills of domestic workers are upgraded through 3-day ‘proshikshan shibirs’ with provision for a stipend of Rs.100 per trainee per day. It provides short-term training to such individuals to make them feel comfortable in an urban setting and promotes awareness regarding safety. A brief first-aid training is also given. Directorate of Employment, Government of West Bengal More information: http://employmentdirectoratewb.gov.in/pdf/prashikhan%20shibir/scheme.pdf  Directorate of Employment, Government of West Bengal,67, Bentinck street, 4th floor,Kolkata-700069 Nil For more details, please contact: http://employmentdirectoratewb.gov.in/pdf/contact/Contact%20Information%20of%20the%20field%20offices%20under%20Directorate%20of%20Employment.pdf
213 West Bengal Unorganized Sector Worker's Health Security Scheme (WBUSWHSS) Health The scheme applies to all unorganised sector workers covered under the State Assisted Scheme of Provident Fund for Unorganised Workers (SASPFUW) and who are not a member of any other such scheme. A beneficiary under the scheme gets financial assistance upto the limit of maximum Rs. 10,000 per annum. The cost of medicines and clinical tests is also given under this scheme if the medicines or the clinical tests were necessary for the purposes of the ailment and were not available in the Government hospitals free of cost. Assistance for hospitalization of Rs. 200 per day for the first five days and Rs. 100 per day for the subsequent days of hospitalization in any government hospital is also provided. The financial assistance of Rs. 50,000 is given in the case of a natural death and the assistance of Rs. 1,50,000 is given in case of accidental death.  Department of Labour, Government of West Bengal ABHINAV CHANDRA, IAS (033)-2248-8150 labourcommissioner.wb@gmail.com More information: https://wblabour.gov.in/ 11th Floor, New Secretariat Building,
1, K.S. Roy Road, BBD Bagh,
Kolkata, West Bengal 700001
Nil For more details, please contact: http://www.nari.nic.in/schemes/Government%20of%20West%20Bengal
214 Provident Fund Scheme for Unorganized Sector Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation State Assisted Scheme of Provident Fund for Unorganized Sector (SASPFUW) provides income security funds to unorganized sector workers. Each eligible worker has to contribute a sum of Rs. 25 per month and the State Government gives an amount of Rs. 30 per month against the worker's contribution. On attainment of the age of 60 years, discontinuance as a subscriber under the Scheme, in the event of the account becoming inoperative due to non submission of worker's contribution, death of worker or pre-mature withdrawal, the total cumulative amount along with interest is refunded to the worker or her nominees. Workers are eligible under this scheme if their average family income is not more than Rs. 6500 per month. All scheduled wage employed and self-employed can avail the benefits of this scheme. Department of Labour ,Government of West Bengal ABHINAV CHANDRA, IAS (033)-2248-8150 labourcommissioner.wb@gmail.com More information: http://www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in/htm/home.php 11th Floor, New Secretariat Building,
1, K.S. Roy Road, BBD Bagh,
Kolkata, West Bengal 700001
Nil For more details, please contact: https://wblc.gov.in/contactinfo
215 A Cash Incentive Scheme for a Girl Child Education Mukhyamantri Rajshri Yojana scheme works towards the welfare of a girl child. Under this scheme, Government of Rajasthan provides financial assistance to the girl child in the state for their health and education. It provides a timely scholarship to the girl child from birth to education up to 12th class. The first installment of Rs 2,500/- is given to the mother of a newly born girl child by the respective medical center. After completing the 1 year of the girl child with all vaccinations done then the government provide the second installment of Rs. 2500 by check to the mother. The government then will provide Rs. 4000 to girl at the time of admission in 1st standard. State government provides financial assistance of Rs. 5000 for girls studying in 6th standard and Rs.11000 studying in class 11th and 12th. After successfully completed the 12th class, government provide financial assistance of Rs. 25000/- Ministry of Women & Child Development ,Government of Rajasthan Ms. Roli Singh Secretary Ph/Fax. 0141-2227482 wcdrajas@gmail.com More information: http://wcd.rajasthan.gov.in/docs/RAJSHRIYOJANA_New.pdf Room No. 8302, SSO Building
3rd Floor, Secretariat, Jaipur-302005
Nil For more details, please contact: https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
216 Free health services for mothers - Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan Health The Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan aims to provide assured, comprehensive and quality antenatal care, free of cost, universally to all pregnant women on the 9th of every month. It guarantees a minimum package of antenatal care services to women in their 2nd / 3rd trimesters of pregnancy at designated government health facilities. The programme follows a systematic approach for engagement with private sector which includes motivating private practitioners to volunteer for the campaign developing strategies for generating awareness and appealing to the private sector to participate in the Abhiyan at government health facilities. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Dr. Dinesh Baswal DC(MH) DC (MH) 91-11-2616 5959, 91-11-2616 6441, 91-11-2618 8485, 91-11-2610 7773 pmsmamohfw@gmail.com More information: https://pmsma.nhp.gov.in/ Baba Gang Nath Marg, Munirka, New Delhi – 110067. Nil For more details, please contact: http://www.mohfw.nic.in/index4.php?lang=1&level=0&linkid=320&lid=615 Click here if you are a Doctor who wants to help: https://pmsma.nhp.gov.in/i-am/volunteer/why-should-i-volunteer/ and Click here if you are a Professional Association that wants to help: https://pmsma.nhp.gov.in/i-am/professional-association/what-is-my-role/
217 Adolescent Friendly Health Clinics Health Adolescent Friendly Health Clinics (AFHCs) act as the first level of contact of primary health care services with adolescents. AFHCs cater to diversified health and counseling need of adolescents. They are established at Medical Colleges, District Hospitals, Sub–Divisional Hospitals, Community Health Centres, Primary Health Centres and Urban Health Centres. They have trained service providers including counselors at facilities CHC and above. AFHCs provide IEC material and other commodities such as sanitary napkins, contraceptives, medicines and Weekly Iron & Folic Acid Supplementation & Albendazole. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Dr. Dinesh Baswal DC(MH) DC (MH) 91-11-2616 5959, 91-11-2616 6441, 91-11-2618 8485, 91-11-2610 7773 pmsmamohfw@gmail.com More information: http://www.nhm.gov.in/nrhm-components/rmnch-a/adolescent-health-rksk/afhcs/background.html Baba Gang Nath Marg, Munirka, New Delhi – 110067. Nil For more details, please contact:  http://www.mohfw.nic.in/index4.php?lang=1&level=0&linkid=320&lid=615
218 Child Helpline - 1098 Others Childine - 1098 is a 24-hour, toll free, phone outreach service for children in distress. Ministry of Women & Child Development Shri B. B. Baseshankar Under Secretary 011-23381611 bbb.shankar60@gov.in More information: https://www.childlineindia.org/ Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Nil For more details, please contact: https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who
219 Leadership development for women from Minorities Skills Nai Roshni - Scheme for Leadership Development of Minority Women provides leadership training to women of Minorities  viz. Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Zoroastrians (Parsis) and Jains. However, to further strengthen the mosaic of plurality in the society, the scheme permits a mix of women from non-minority communities not exceeding 25% of a project proposal. Efforts are made by the Organization for having a representative mix of women from SCs/STs/OBCs, women with disabilities and other communities under within this 25% group. The women should be in the age group of 18 years to 65 years. Ministry of Minority Affairs Shri Pramod Kumar Das Secretary 24364272 secy-mma@nic.in More information: http://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in/sites/default/files/Updated_Guidelines_(nai_Roshni).pdf 11th Floor, Pandit Deendayal Antyodaya Bhawan, CGO Complex,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
Nil For more details, please contact: http://http//nairoshni-moma.gov.in/ContactUs.aspx Find a training near you:http://nairoshni-moma.gov.in/TrainingSchedule.aspx
220 Legal literacy for women Others It is important to know about prominent laws related to women which protect them from domestic violence, dowry, sexual harrassment etc.The Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice in collaboration with UNDP has developed easy to understand manuals for these laws. Click on the links below to learn more: Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice Shri Barun Mitra Secretary (Justice) 01123383674 01123384516 secy-jus[at]gov[dot]in For material in North Eastern languages: http://doj.gov.in/page/iec-material Jaisalmer House
26, Mansingh Road, New Delhi-110001
Nil For more details, please contact:  https://doj.gov.in/about-us/who%27s%20who and For material in Hindi language: http://doj.gov.in/other-programmes/access-justice-marginalized/%E0%A4%95%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%A8%E0%A5%82%E0%A4%A8%E0%A5%80-%E0%A4%B8%E0%A5%81%E0%A4%B0%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%B7%E0%A4%BE-%E0%A4%B6%E0%A5%83%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%96%E0%A4%B2%E0%A4%BE
221 LPG Connectios for women - Ujjwala Health Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana provides LPG connections in the name of women from BPL households. It helps in reducing serious health hazards caused due to indoor air pollution. It also creates job opportunities for rural youth in the supply chain of LPG gas distribution. Applications can be submitted to local LPG distributor. Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Raj Kishore Under Secretary (GP) 011-23389464 usgp[dot]png(at)nic[dot]in More information: http://www.pmujjwalayojana.com/about.html Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
Shastri Bhavan,
New Delhi - 110001.(India)
Nil For more details, please contact: http://petroleum.nic.in/contact.htm Application Form:http://www.pmujjwalayojana.com/download.html
222 Pension for deserted women from APL families Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation In Tripura, a monthly pension of Rs. 500/- is provided to women who have deserted. Women from APL families in the age group of 18 to 59 years can avail this benefit. The applicant should submit the application form to the CDPOs of the concern areas through the respective Panchayat Samiti/Nagar Palika & AMC as the case may be along with all relevant documents.  Directorate of Social Welfare and Social Education, Government of Tripura Shri Chaitanya Murti Special Secretary  0381-2415706 0381-2418070  cmurti7@gmail.com More information: http://tripura.gov.in/cms/sites/default/files/documents/Deserted%20Women_5_7_2014.pdf Department of  Social Welfare and Social Education Government of Tripura
New Secretariat, Agartala, Tripura
Nil For more details, please contact: http://tripurawelfare.nic.in/contactlist.html http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
223 Panic Button Others Panic Buttons for women in distress are being installed in all mobile phones. This button enables women to send out a distress signal to a family member or the police authorities. All new phones will have the facility of Panic Button configured to the numeric key 5 or 9, and all smart phones will have it configured to three times short pressing of the on-off button w.e.f. 01.01.2017. Further, all new mobile phones will be required to have the facility of identifying the location through satellite based GPS w.e.f. 01.01.2018. Ministry of Women & Child Development Shri B. B. Baseshankar Under Secretary 011-23381611 bbb.shankar60@gov.in Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Nil For more details, please contact: https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who
224 Out of school Adolescent Girls - Kishori Shakti Yojana Skills Kishori Shakti Yojna” (KSY) uses Anganwadi Centres to improve the nutritional and health status of girls in the age group of 11-18 years as well as to equip them to improve and upgrade their home-based and vocational skills. The scheme is aimed at their overall development including awareness about their health, personal hygiene, nutrition, family welfare and management. A new Scheme, Sabla was introduced in 2010 and is currently operational on a pilot basis in 205 districts across the country. It replaced KSY in the selected districts. However, KSY continued (where operational) in the remaining districts as before.  Ministry of Women & Child Development Shri B. B. Baseshankar Under Secretary 011-23381611 bbb.shankar60@gov.in Scheme Guidelines:http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%2015%20KSY%20Guidelines.pdf Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Nil For more details, please contact: https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who
225 33% reservation in Panchayats Others The 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act mandates 33.3% reservation for women in Panchayati Raj Institutions across the country. This has been increased to 50% reservation in Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Telangana. Ministry of Panchayati Raj Shri Alok Prem Nagar Joint Secretary 011-23356556(O) ap.nagar@gov.in  Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India Nil For more details, please contact: https://www.panchayat.gov.in/contact-us
226 Spreading legal literacy Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Department of Women and Child Development in co-ordination with the Karnataka Legal Services Authority had conducted legal literacy camps in all hoblis of the districts to create awareness among the public regarding various acts like Child Marriage Prohibition Act, Dowry Prohibition Act, Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, etc.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka Smt. Uma Mahadevan, I.A.S Principal Secretary to Government 080- 22353991 080-22251011 prlsecy-wc@karnataka.gov.in More information:http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=103&Itemid=115&lang=en 3rd Gate,Ground Floor, M.S. Building, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore - 01 Nil For more details, please contact: http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98&Itemid=130&lang=en http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
227 Special Cell for Eradication of Social Evils Others A Special Cell is created in the Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka to create awareness regarding the practice of various social evils such as dowry, child marriage, domestic violence, atrocities on women etc. in the society.  Awareness programmes are conducted in the districts in coordination with NGOs. Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka Smt. Uma Mahadevan, I.A.S Principal Secretary to Government 080- 22353991 080-22251011 prlsecy-wc@karnataka.gov.in More information: http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=260%3Astree&catid=224%3Aflash&lang=en 3rd Gate,Ground Floor, M.S. Building, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bangalore - 01 Nil For more details, please contact: http://dwcdkar.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98&Itemid=130&lang=en
228 Skill Training of Rural Youth on Farm and Non-Farm Activities Skills Skill Training of Rural Youth aims at imparting skill-based training to rural youth including women on agri-based vocational areas in agriculture & allied areas to promote employment in rural areas.For area specific details and application to the programme, please contact your local district level Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA)  Department of Animal Husbandry Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare 1.Shri S.Majhi,2.Shri Dinesh Kumar 1.Joint Secretary 2.Dy. Secretary (PC/GC/IT) 1.011- 23388534-Room No.:- 398, 2.011- 23385093, Room No 131, 1.sarbeswar.majhi@gov.in 2.kdinesh@ias.nic.in More information:http://agricoop.nic.in/sites/default/files/STRY2122015.pdf 1.Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying
Ministry of Fisheries,Animal Husbandry and Dairying
Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi - 110001.2.Department of Agriculture anc cooperation and farmer welfare
Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,New Delhi,,110001
Nil http://agricoop.nic.in/telephone-directory
229 Shelters for Urban Homeless Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Shelter for Urban Homeless (SUH) component under the DAY-National Urban Livelihood Missions provides for permanent shelters for urban homeless including the basic infrastructure facilities like water supply, sanitation, safety and security. Shelters for the exclusive use of womenare made to cater to the needs of women and their dependent children. In every Urban Local Body, no matter how small the populace, at least one such shelter for women would be constructed. Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Shri B. Purushartha Private Secretary  +91 11 -23063495,23061232 ( Off.) +91 11 23062089 (Fax) Guidelines:http://nulm.gov.in/PDF/NULM_Mission/NULM-SUH-Guidelines.pdf Nirman Bhawan, Maulana Azad Road,New Delhi,110011 Nil For more details, please contact:  http://mhupa.gov.in/User_Panel/UserView.aspx?TypeID=1274 https://www.sarkaritel.com/ministries/ministrydetail.php?min_id=26
230 Affordable housing Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, houses are alloted in the name of the female head of the household or joint name of male head and wife. Online application can be submitted through Common Service Center (CSC). Find your closest Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation
Government of India
Shri B. Purushartha Private Secretary  +91 11 -23063495,23061232 ( Off.) +91 11 23062089 (Fax) Application Form: http://mhupa.gov.in/writereaddata/survey_form_mar16_eng$2016Jun28171403.pdf Nirman Bhawan, Maulana Azad Road,New Delhi,110011 Nil Mission Guidelines:http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/HFA_guidelines_March2016-English.pdf CSC here.:https://www.apnacsconline.in/csc-locator/
231 Shelter Homes for destitute women, teenage mothers, women who are victims of atrocities Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Shelter homes provide a safe and protected environment and basic facilities such as food, clothing, shelter, security, medical assistance, education and training related facilities, legal advice etc. Residents belong to the age group of 16-60 years.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Maharashtra Secretary (O) 22027050 ext:3922 More information:https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/homecontent/schemes.php 3rd Floor, New Administrative Building
Madam Kama Road,
Hutatma Rajguru Chowk,
Mumbai - 400032,
Maharashtra, India
Nil For more details, please contact: https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/innerpage/contact-us.php
232 Training for Self Employment Skills Training for Self Employment is encouraged through the set up of three centres for women at Shillong, Jowai and Tura. Training is provided in the fields of knitting, tailoring, embroidery and weaving among others. On completion of training, the passed out trainees are given a token grant of Rs.3500/- to Rs.5000/- each to enable them to start their own ventures.  Social Welfare Department, Govt. of Meghalaya Shri. L. M. Momin Deputy Director of Social Welfare, dte_swmeg@yahoo.in More information::http://megsocialwelfare.gov.in/women.html Directorate of Social Welfare,
Lower Lachumiere,
Shillong – 793001
Nil For more details, please contact: http://megsocialwelfare.gov.in/default.htm
233 Science & Engineering Research Board Women Excellence Award Others Science & Engineering Research Board Women Excellence Award is a one-time award given to women scientists below 40 years of age and who have received recognition from any one or more of the following national academies such as Young Scientist Medal, Young Associate etc.:
1. Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi
2. Indian Academy of Science, Bangalore
3. National Academy of Science, Allahabad
4. Indian National Academy of Engineering, New Delhi
5. National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
6. National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi
These women researchers will be supported with a research grant of Rs.5.00 lakh per annum for a period of 3 years.
Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology Prof Ashutosh Sharma Secretary 011-26510068, 26511439  dstsec@nic.in Eligibility Details & Application Form:http://www.serb.gov.in/wformat.php Department of Science & Technology,
Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,,
New Delhi-110 016.
Nil For more details, please contact: https://dst.gov.in/contactus
234 Trade Related Entrepreneurship Assistance and Development Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Trade Related Entrepreneurship Assistance and Development (TREAD), women particularly those who are illiterate & semi literate can access credit, trade related training, information and counseling extension activities related to trades, products, services etc. The Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises provides financial assistance to NGOs to carry out these activities for women across the country.  Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Sh A. K. Sharma (Secretary) 23062107, 23061023 Room No 169  23063045 secretary-msme@nic.in NGO Application Portal: https://msmedi.dcmsme.gov.in/DcWebManager/NGO/TreadNGORegistrationForm.aspx Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Udyog Bhawan, Rafi Marg, New Delhi - 110011 Nil For more details, please contact: http://msme.gov.in/contactus
235 Scholarships Education The National Scholarship Portal is a single-window portal for all educational scholarships offered by the Government of India. The portal provides eligibility requirements, processes and application forms. There are a number of scholarships available for women students. National Scholarship Portal 0120 - 6619540 helpdesk@nsp.gov.in To find an appropriate scholarship, visit the:https://scholarships.gov.in/ Nil
236 Tailoring training and free sewing machine Skills Tailoring Training is provided to SC and Backward Class Widows/Destitute Women/Girls. They are given Rs. 100/- per month as stipend and raw material of Rs. 150/- per month is provided during the one-year course. A new sewing machine is also given free of cost to each trainees after the completion of course. Welfare of Scheduled Caste & Backward Classes Department, Government of Haryana Principal Secretary 0172-2714010, 01722704244, ext. 0221 dbcharyana@gmail.com More information: http://www.scbchry.gov.in/tailoring_training_to_scheduled_caste.htm 30 Bays Building, 1st Floor, Sector 17 C,
Chandigarh - 160017
Haryana, India.
Tel:  01722704244, ext. 0221
Nil For more details, please contact: http://www.scbchry.gov.in/contact.htm
237 Scheme for women SHGs Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Mahalir Thittam is a socio-economic empowerment programme for women implemented by Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women Ltd. It is based on Self Help Group (SHG) approach and is implemented in partnership with NGOs and Community based organizations who help in formation of SHGs, provide training and monitor them.  Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Tamil Nadu Thiru. Hans Raj Verma, IAS., Additional Chief Secretary to Government. 044-25670769 25675849  ruralsec@tn.gov.in More information: https://tnrd.gov.in/schemes/st_mahalirthittam.html Rural Development And Panchayat Raj Department
Fort. St. George, Chennai - 600 009.
PBX No - (044) - 25665566
Nil For more details, please contact: https://tnrd.gov.in/rd_pt_state_contacts.html
238 Scheme for out of school Adolescent Girls Health Scheme for Adolescent Girls - Sabla is aimed at the all round development of adolescent girls who are not enrolled in schools. It is implemented through Anganwadi Centres (AWCs). The nutrition component of Sabla aims at improving the health and nutritional status of adolescent girls. Girls in the age group of 11-14 years attending AWCs and all girls in the age group of 14-18 years are provided supplementary nutrition containing 600 calories, 18-20 grams of protein and micronutrients @ Rs. 5/ beneficiary/day for 300 days in a year. Nutrition is given in the form of Take Home Ration (THR) or Hot Cooked Meals. The non-nutrition component addresses the developmental needs of adolescent girls. In this, girls of 11-18 years are provided Iron and Folic Acid (IFA) supplementation, health check-up & referral services, nutrition & health education, ARSH counselling/guidance on family welfare, life skill education, guidance on accessing public services and vocational training (only 16-18 year old girls). It also aims at mainstreaming out of school children to the school system. Ministry of Women & Child Development Shri B. B. Baseshankar Under Secretary 011-23381611 bbb.shankar60@gov.in Training Module: http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%2013%20Sabla%20Training%20Module.pdf Nil For more details, please contact: http://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Scheme Guidelines: http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%2014%20Sabla%20Guidelines.pdf
239 Support for victims of rape Others The Himachal Pradesh Government runs a Financial Assistance & Support Service To Vicitm Of Rape Scheme -2012. Under this, State Government provides Rs. 75,000 for support and other related services to the victims which in exceptional circumstances can be increased to Rs. 1 Lakh. For more information, please contact the concerned District Programme Officer/Child Development Project Officer. Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Himachal Pradesh Rakesh Bhardwaj  Deputy Director   0177-2623113,09418310010 0177-2623113/2621957 wcd-hp@nic.in More information: http://himachal.nic.in/WriteReadData/l892s/176_l892s/Scheme-81391295.pdf CEDAR Home, Brentwood Estate
Himland , Shimla-1
Nil
240 Strengthening Education among ST Girls in Low Literacy Districts Education Scheme for Strengthening Education Among Scheduled Tribe Girls in Low Literacy Districts takes a holistic approach to promoting education among ST girls. It provides for cash incentives to students, periodic awards such as cycles, watches etc., construction of hostels, educational primers in tribal languages and so on. The scheme is implemented through NGOs. Ministry of Tribal Affairs Sh. Deepak Khandekar Secretary 23381652(O), 23073160 secy-tribal[at]nic[dot]in More information:  http://aptwgurukulam.ap.gov.in/gos_circulars/new/File844.pdf Shastri Bhawan, A - Wing, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,New Delhi,110001.  Nil For more details, please contact: http://tribal.nic.in/Content/contact_us.aspx https://www.sarkaritel.com/ministries/ministrydetail.php?min_id=52
241 Safety of women in Panchayats Others Recognsing the problem of safety of EWRs and women sarpanches particularly those belonging to weaker sections, the Ministry of Panchayati Raj has issued an advisory to all States to ensure this is practiced. All cases of harassment, humiliation or dicrimination will be resolved expeditiously. Ministry of Panchayati Raj Shri Alok Prem Nagar Joint Secretary 011-23356556(O) ap.nagar@gov.in  Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India Nil For more details, please contact: https://www.panchayat.gov.in/contact-us
242 Vocational Training through Social Welfare Centres Skills Social Welfare Centres are providing training to the eligible female trainees in the trade of Cutting and Tailoring ,embroidery, Knitting etc. At present 78 Social Welfare Centres are functioning in various Districts of Jammu Province. The trainees are being provided stipend @ of Rs 100/- per month and the intake capacity of each centre is 25 trainees.  Directorate of Social Welfare, Government of Jammu and Kashmir 1. Shri Sajad Ahmad Khan, IAS Secretary 0191-2542759(O) 0191-2579126(F) socialwelfare.adm@gmail.com More information: http://jkdswdj.jk.gov.in/welfareSchemes/vocationalCentres.pdf Civil Secretariat, Srinagar – 180001 Nil For more details, please contact: http://jkdswdj.jk.gov.in/whowho/listDirectorate.pdf https://jksocialwelfare.nic.in/contact.html and http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
243 Reservation in government jobs Others The Gujarat government provides 33% reservation for women in all State Government employment. Directorate of Employment and Training, Government of Gujarat Shri.N.R.Shukla IC Sub Regional Employment officer 079-23263775 adir1-emp-det@gujarat.gov.in DIRECTORATE EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING DEPARTMENT, GUJARAT, INDIA,Block No. 1, 3rd Floor, Dr. Jivraj Mehta Bhavan, Gandhinagar - 382010. Nil For more details, please contact: https://employment.gujarat.gov.in/document/contactus/Officers_HeadOffice_Employement_v2.pdf
244 Vocational/skill training - Support to Training and Employment Programme (STEP) for Women Skills The Support to Training and Employment Programme (STEP) for Women Scheme aims to provide skills that give employability to women enabling them to become self-employed/entrepreneurs. The Scheme is intended to benefit women who are in the age group of 16 years and above across the country. The assistance will be available in any sector for imparting skills related to employability and entrepreneurship as identified by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship including but not limited to the agriculture, horticulture, food processing, handlooms, traditional crafts like embroidery, zari etc, handicrafts, gems & jewellery, travel & tourism, hospitality etc. Proposals under this scheme are submitted by  eligible organizations to the Ministry of Women and Child Development, based on which funds are released to implementing organisations. Ministry of Women & Child Development Shri B. B. Baseshankar Under Secretary 011-23381611 bbb.shankar60@gov.in NGO Application Process:http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%205%20STEP%20Application%202017.pdf Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Nil For more details, please contact: https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Scheme Guidelines: http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%206%20STEP%20Guidelines.pdf
245 Want to report violence? - Mahila Police Volunteer Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Very often women who are victim of violence or harassment find it difficult to approach the police or other authorities to get help or support. Mahila Police Volunteers (MPV) will serve as a public-police interface in order to fight crime against women. The broad mandate of a MPV is to report incidences of violence against women such as domestic violence, child marriage, dowry harassment and violence faced by women in public spaces. She will act as a role model for the community. This is an initiative developed by the Ministries of Women and Child Development in collaboration with Ministry of Home Affairs. The MPVs will be chosen by the Home Department of the concerned State/UT through the Superintendent of Police of the district. The MPV will directly report to the Circle Inspector in the Police Thana. Ministry of Women & Child Development Shri B. B. Baseshankar Under Secretary 011-23381611 bbb.shankar60@gov.in MPV Training Module:http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%204%20MPV%20Training%20Module.pdf Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Nil For more details, please contact: https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Scheme Guidelines:http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%203%20MPV%20Guidelines_0.pdf
246 Rehabiitation of victims of abuse through vocational training Skills Vishesh Mahila Uthaan Yojna is a scheme for rehabilitation of women through technical and vocational training. This is particularly for women who have survived physical/ sexual abuse. These women are provided vocational training under this scheme in selected ITI’s of the State.  Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Himachal Pradesh Rakesh Bhardwaj  Deputy Director   0177-2623113,09418310010 0177-2623113/2621957 wcd-hp@nic.in More information:http://himachal.nic.in/WriteReadData/l892s/176_l892s/Scheme-81391295.pdf CEDAR Home, Brentwood Estate
Himland , Shimla-1
Nil For more details, please contact: http://himachal.nic.in/index1.php?lang=1&dpt_id=176&level=0&linkid=2890&lid=7889
247 Psychosocial Counselling for Adolescent Girls in Schools Education In Kerala, the Kishori Shakti Yojana has been redesigned to address various issues such as physical and psychosocial needs of adolescent school girls. School Health clinic/counseling programme is being implemented in selected schools where more girls are studying through ICDS network. The service of a full time expert and qualified lady counselor is engaged for providing counseling/guidance support to adolescent school girls. Health check up and related activities are also implemented in coordination with other departments such as Health, Education and Local self Government Institutions.  Social Justice Department, Government of Kerala +91 471 2306040 swdkerala@gmail.com More information:http://swd.kerala.gov.in/index.php/women-a-child-development/schemes--programmes-/adolescent-state/218?task=view 5th Floor, Vikas Bhavan, PMG,
Trivandrum, Kerala -695033
Nil For more details, please contact: http://swd.kerala.gov.in/index.php/women-a-child-development/whom-to-contact http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php
248 Welfare Scheme for Devdasis Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the welfare scheme for Devdasis, maintenance allowance is provided to Devdasis along with Grant in Aid to Devdasi and their daughters for marriage. Grants are also provided to children of Devdasi for purchasing school uniform and other school related items. Hostel facilities are also for children of Devdasis  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Maharashtra Secretary (O) 22027050 ext:3922 More information:https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/homecontent/schemes.php 3rd Floor, New Administrative Building
Madam Kama Road,
Hutatma Rajguru Chowk,
Mumbai - 400032,
Maharashtra, India
Nil For more details, please contact: https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/innerpage/contact-us.php
249 Provisions for women employees of the Indian Railways Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Although, majority of the Railways’ staff welfare schemes and activities benefit both male and female employees, various initiatives are aimed at women employees and also women members of the employees’ families. These include provision for grant of maternity leave, child care leave and special leave for promoting family welfare. Women with disabilities are eligible for grant of special allowance for child care. A large number of staff welfare activities are financed through Staff Benefit Fund maintained on each Zonal Railway, with a specific outlay towards women empowerment activities. A separate amount has also been earmarked in the Staff Benefit Fund for grant of scholarships for higher education of girl child of railway employees. To improve working environment for the women employees, committees have been formed at various levels to address complaints relating to sexual harassment. A number of crèches have been opened at workplaces/offices for the young children of employees and rest rooms provided for women employees. Handicraft Centres and Mahila Samities operate under the Staff Benefit Fund Scheme in order to help women members of employees’ families in augmenting the family income by learning vocational skills like stitching, weaving, beauty culture, computer operations and making some stationery items required by the Railways.‘Women Welfare Organizations’ comprise wives of railway officers, which are proactive in empowerment of women employees and women workers of the employees’ families. Their activities include running of nursery schools, crèches, schools for children with disabilities, financial assistance in deserving cases and handicraft centres for women members of employees’ families. In the field of sports, several railway sportswomen have excelled at national and international level during the year.

 
Ministry of Railways Webmaster E-mail ID : contentmanager@rb.railnet.gov.in Nil For more details, please contact: https://dir.railnet.gov.in/
250 Women in National Cadet Corps Others The Ministry of Defence is encouraging the raising of NCC Girls Battalions. Girls are also being encouraged to join the existing Mixed Battalions with an aim to increase the current girls percentage to 33%. This measure has been resorted to in order to motivate more girls to join the Armed Forces and enable more girl cadets to derive the advantages of NCC training.  National Cadet Corps or Ministry of Defence Parekshit Mehra  AMS (IT), HQ DGNCC 011-26177289 parekshitraj.919m@gov.in West Block IV, R.K.Puram, Delhi – 110066 Nil For more details, please contact: http://nccindia.nic.in/en/dir-coord (or) https://www.mod.nic.in/ https://indiancc.nic.in/web-information-manager/
251 Women State Homes for destitute women, teenage mothers, women who are victims of atrocities Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Women State Homes provide a safe environment and basic facilities for destitute women, teenage mothers, women who are victims of atrocities in the age group of 16-60 years. Aid of Rs. 1000 per beneficiary, Rs. 500 per month for her first child and Rs. 400 per month for her second child is provided after her first month of stay in the home. Rehabilitation of the victims is encouraged through employment and marriage. The Women State Homes are established (1 each) in Pune, Baramati, Satara, Kolhapur, Solapur, Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, Aurangabad, Jalna, Nanded, Latur, Akola, Jalgaon, Nashik, Dhule Districts. There are two State Homes in Nagpur District.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Maharashtra Secretary (O) 22027050 ext:3922 More information: https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/homecontent/schemes.php 3rd Floor, New Administrative Building
Madam Kama Road,
Hutatma Rajguru Chowk,
Mumbai - 400032,
Maharashtra, India
Nil For more details, please contact: https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/innerpage/contact-us.php
252 Promoting women farmers through National Food Security Mission Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The National Food Security Mission aims to increase production of rice, wheat and pulses through area expansion and productivity enhancement in a sustainable manner. The aim is to bridge the yield gap in respect of these crops through dissemination of improved technologies and farm management practices. At least 30% allocation of the fund is to be made for women farmers. For area specific details, please contact your Panchayat or local district level Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA).) The National Food Security Mission Dr. S.K. Malhotra , Agriculture Commissioner 011 23383549 (O) ag.comm@nic.in, agricommissioner@gmail.com More information:http://nfsm.gov.in/Guidelines/XIIPlan/NFSMXII.pdf Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Krishi Bhawan,
New Delhi PIN 110 001
Nil For more details, please contact: https://www.nfsm.gov.in/error.aspx?Error=The%20URI%20requested%20is%20invalid%20or%20the%20resource%20requested,%20does%20not%20exists. https://www.nfsm.gov.in/ContactUs.aspx
253 Work Centres for Women Skills Work Centres for Women are imparting training in cutting and tailoring in resettlement colonies. There are 18 work centres all over Delhi out of which 5 centres have been recognized by the Department of Training and Technical Education for certificate course of one year. Sanctioned capacity of each Work Centre is approximately 50. Minimum age range for seeking admission in the certificate course of one year issued by Department of Training and Technical Education, Govt. of NCT of Delhi is 18 to 25 years and the educational qualification is 8th Pass. For admission in certificate course of six month issued by Department of Women and Child Development, there is no fixed age or education criteria.  Women and Child Development Department, Government of Delhi Shri B. B. Baseshankar Under Secretary 011-23381611 bbb.shankar60@gov.in More information: https://delhi.gov.in/ Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Nil For more details, please contact:  https://delhi.gov.in/
254 Promoting re-entry of women scientists Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Women Scientists Scheme is aimed at providing opportunities to women scientists and technologists between the age group of 27-57 years who had a break in their career but desired to return to mainstream. Under this scheme, women scientists are being encouraged to pursue research in frontier areas of science and engineering, on problems of societal relevance and to take up S&T-based internship followed by self-employment. Following three categories of fellowships, with research grants, are available for Indian citizen:  Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology Prof Ashutosh Sharma Secretary 011-26510068, 26511439  dstsec@nic.in More information: http://www.dst.gov.in/scientific-programmes/scientific-engineering-research/women-scientists-programs Department of Science & Technology,
Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,,
New Delhi-110 016.
Nil For more details, please contact: https://dst.gov.in/contactus 1.Women Scientist Scheme-A(WOS-A): Research in Basic/Applied Science (Application):http://online-.3.Women Scientist Scheme-C (WOS-C): Internship in Intellectual Property Rights for Self-Employment (Application):http://115.112.95.114/wosc/online/Control.do?_main=488t3swosa.gov.in:8080/wosa/public/doWelcome.action.2.Women Scientist Scheme-B (WOS-B): S&T interventions for Societal Benefit (Application):http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/Format-WOS-B.pdf.
255 Promoting mechanisation among women farmers Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Sub-Mission on Agricultural mechanisation works to provide financial assistance to small and marginal farmers, inlcuding women for procuring and hiring machinery and implements in low mechanized regions. It promotes farm mechanization among stakeholders by way of on-field and off-field training and demonstrations. Women farmers are provided with additional 10% financial assistance.  Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Shri Dinesh Kumar Joint Secretary 011- 23385093 ext 4943,Room No 131, Krishi Bhawan  kdinesh[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in More information: http://agricoop.nic.in/sites/default/files/Guidelines%20of%20SMAM1.pdf Department of Agriculture anc cooperation and farmer welfare ,Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,New Delhi,,110001 Nil For more details, please contact: http://agricoop.nic.in/telephone-directory
256 Forum for Women in Public Sector Others Forum of Women in Public Sector (WIPS) was created under the aegis of SCOPE (Standing Conference of Public Enterprises) in 1990 with the aim to support women employed in the public sector. It has a Central Apex Forum in Delhi and four regional Forums in Mumbai (Western Region), Chennai (Southern Region), Kolkata (Eastern Region) and Delhi (Northern Region) respectively. Forum for Women in Public Sector (WIPS) Ms. Anju Gupta General Manager 9810114660 anjug@mmtclimited.com More information:http://wipsapex.co.in/ MMTC Limited,
Core 1, Scope Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi- 110003
Nil For more details, please contact: http://wipsapex.co.in/office-bearers/ Membership Enrolment Form:http://wipsapex.co.in/membership-criteria/
257 Post-Natal assistance to SC women Health Post Natal Assistance Scheme for Scheduled Caste Women provides direct benefit to SC women who are BPL, to enable them to maintain their health after delivery. A sum of Rs.2000/- is  given to the woman at the time of first and second delivery. Criteria for this benefit is as under:-(i) Family income should not exceeds Rs.24,000/-,(ii) Applicant should be resident of Chandigarh for the last 3 years. Department of Social Welfare, Women & Child Development, Administration of Chandigarh Navjot Kaur, PCS Director Social Welfare 0172-2700372,9915023456 socialwelfarechd@rediffmail.com More information: http://chandigarh.gov.in/dept_social.htm Department of Social Welfare, Women & Child Development, Additional Town Hall Building, 3rd Floor, Sector-17 C, Chandigarh 160017 Nil For more details, please contact:http://chandigarh.gov.in/pdf/teldir.pdf Application Form:http://forms.gov.in/CH/1724.pdf
258 Pension to Widows and Destitute Women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Pension scheme for Widows and Destitute Women is for any woman in the age group of 18-59 years who have been left without sufficient means of subsistence after the demise of her husband or has been deprived of financial support from her husband because of his continues absence or because of physical/mental incapacity or desertion by her husband or any other reasons. The family income should not exceed Rs.12500/- p.m.  Department of Social Welfare, Women & Child Development, Administration of Chandigarh Navjot Kaur, PCS Director Social Welfare 0172-2700372,9915023456 socialwelfarechd@rediffmail.com More information: http://chandigarh.gov.in/dept_social.htm Department of Social Welfare, Women & Child Development, Additional Town Hall Building, 3rd Floor, Sector-17 C, Chandigarh 160017 Nil For more details, please contact: http://chandigarh.gov.in/pdf/teldir.pdf Application Form:http://forms.gov.in/CH/1727.pdf
259 Pension Scheme for widowed women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Pension Scheme for widows in the age group of 18 to 60 years provides social security by way of financial assistance to widow, divorced, separated, abandoned, deserted or destitute women in age group of 18 to 60 years. This is conditional on the family income not exceeding Rs. 60, 000/- per annum. Women and Child Development Department, Government of Delhi Shri B. B. Baseshankar Under Secretary 011-23381611 bbb.shankar60@gov.in More information: Please call 011-23384573, 23387715 for further information. Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Nil For more details, please contact: https://delhi.gov.in/
260 Menstrual Hygiene Health The Scheme for Promotion of Menstrual Hygiene among adolescent girls works to increase awareness among adolescent girls on menstrual hygiene and improve  access to and use of high quality sanitary napkins to adolescent girls in rural areas. Sanitary napkins under the brand ‘Freedays’ can be bought at the minimum cost of Rs.6 from the ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist) at the village level. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 91-11-23978046 ncov2019@gov.in More information: https://nhm.gov.in/404.php Nil https://www.mohfw.gov.in/index.html
261 Pension for wives of deceased journalists Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Journalists Family Pension of Rs. 2000/- per month is given to the wives of deceased journalists. Applications should be made to Tamil Development, Religious Endowment & Information Department. Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department, Government of Tamil Nadu Tmt S. Madumathi, I.A.S., Secretary to Government 25671545(O) More information: https://www.tn.gov.in/scheme/data_view/6802 Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department Secretariat, Chennai 600 009  Nil For more details, please contact: https://www.tn.gov.in/detail_contact/30/3
262 Pension for widowed and deserted women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation In Tripura, a monthly pension of Rs. 600/- is provided to widowed and deserted women from BPL families in the age group of 18-64 years.  Directorate of Social Welfare and Social Education, Government of Tripura Shri Chaitanya Murti Special Secretary  0381-2415706 0381-2418070  cmurti7@gmail.com More information: https://tripura.gov.in/cms/sites/default/files/documents/un-married%20women_5_7_2014.pdf Department of  Social Welfare and Social Education Government of Tripura
New Secretariat, Agartala, Tripura
Nil For more details, please contact: http://tripurawelfare.nic.in/contactlist.html and http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list Application Form:http://forms.gov.in/TR/11099.pdf
263 Pension for unmarried women of 45 yrs age and above from APL families Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation In Tripura, a monthly pension of Rs. 400/- is provided to unmarried women from BPL families in the age group of 45 years and above. The pension is to be credited into a public sector bank account of the beneficiary. The pension will be discontinued if there is the case of marriage or once the women moves above the poverty line. The Gram Panchayat/Nagar Panchayats/Municipalities are expected to identify the beneficiaries under the scheme. The number of eligible beneficiaries is determined according to the field report for all the beneficiaries who satisfy the eligibility criteria. The DM & Collectors are required to furnish a certificate that all eligible women have been covered under the scheme.

 
 Directorate of Social Welfare and Social Education, Government of Tripura Shri Chaitanya Murti Special Secretary  0381-2415706 0381-2418070  cmurti7@gmail.com More information: https://tripura.gov.in/cms/sites/default/files/documents/un-married%20women_5_7_2014.pdf Department of  Social Welfare and Social Education Government of Tripura
New Secretariat, Agartala, Tripura
Nil For more details, please contact: http://tripurawelfare.nic.in/contactlist.html http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
264 Pension for female domestic workers from BPL families Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Women who are engaged in the profession of Domestic Work, are eligible for getting a monthly pension of Rs. 450/- if she belongs to a BPL family. The age of the applicant must be 18 years & above, and she must have minimum 5 years of experience in the job  Directorate of Social Welfare and Social Education, Government of Tripura Shri Chaitanya Murti Special Secretary  0381-2415706 0381-2418070  cmurti7@gmail.com Department of  Social Welfare and Social Education Government of Tripura
New Secretariat, Agartala, Tripura
Nil For more details, please contact: http://tripurawelfare.nic.in/contactlist.html http://www.nari.nic.in/srcw-contact-list
265 Pension for destitute widowed women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Destitutre Widow Pension Scheme, pension is given to all widows without age limit subject to eligibility. Rs.400/- per month is provided conditional on the fact that the woman does not have any source of income and is not a professional beggar. Pension is given in spite of her having legal heirs of above 18 years of age.  Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department, Government of Tamil Nadu Tmt S. Madumathi, I.A.S., Secretary to Government 25671545(O) More information: https://www.tn.gov.in/scheme/data_view/83412 Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department Secretariat, Chennai 600 009  Nil For more details, please contact: https://www.tn.gov.in/detail_contact/30/3
266 Online market platform -Mahila E-haat Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Mahila E-Haat is an online marketing platform for women entrepreneurs, Self Help Groups and NGOs to showcase their products & services. The platform facilitates direct contact between the vendor and buyer. It is easy to access and the entire business of E-haat can be handled through a mobile. The vendor can be approached by a potential buyer physically, telephonically, by email, etc. Mahila E-haat received the SKOCH GOLD Award & also adjudged as one of the “Top 100 Projects in India” for the year 2016 and awarded ‘SKOCH Order-of-Merit’ Award. Products & services currently on Mahila E-Haat include clothing, packaged food, stationery, industrial products, carpets, tax consulting, tailoring, embroidery, etc. Ministry of Women & Child Development Shri B. B. Baseshankar Under Secretary 011-23381611 bbb.shankar60@gov.in Mahila E-Haat:http://mahilaehaat-rmk.gov.in/ Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Nil For more details, please contact:https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Guidelines for eligibility: http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%201%20Creche%20Scheme%20Guidelines_0.pdf,2.Online Application Form: http://mahilaehaat-rmk.gov.in/en/innerpage/download-forms.php 3.
267 National Gender Resource Centre for Agriculture Others A National Gender Resource Centre in Agriculture (NGRCA) is setup in the Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare since 2005-06. It is located in Directorate of Extension, Krishi Vistar Sadan, Pusa, New Delhi. NGRCA is a focal point to converge all gender related activities & issues in agriculture & allied sectors, within and outside the Department; add gender dimension to agriculture policies & programmes; render advocacy/advisory services to the States/UTs; undertake and support training, research and advocacy to mainstream gender issues in agriculture and natural resource management. Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Shri Dinesh Kumar Joint Secretary 011- 23385093 ext 4943,Room No 131, Krishi Bhawan  kdinesh[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in More information: http://krishivistar.gov.in/Ngrca.aspx Department of Agriculture anc cooperation and farmer welfare ,Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,New Delhi,,110001 nil For more details, please contact: http://krishivistar.gov.in/ContactUs.aspx https://www.nfsm.gov.in/ContactUs.aspx
268 Pension for destitute and deserted women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation In Tamil Nadu, a monthly pension of Rs. 400/- is provided to destitute and deserted women above 30 years of age. The woman should be divorced or separated from husband for more than 5 years.  Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department, Government of Tamil Nadu Tmt S. Madumathi, I.A.S., Secretary to Government 25671545(O) More information: https://www.tn.gov.in/scheme/data_view/83460 Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department Secretariat, Chennai 600 009  Nil For more details, please contact:  http://www.tn.gov.in/detail_contact/30/3
269 Resources for women farmers Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare has developed a number of resources for women farmers, making relevant information available to them through internet as well as mobiles. Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Shri Dinesh Kumar Joint Secretary 011- 23385093 ext 4943,Room No 131, Krishi Bhawan  kdinesh[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in National Farmers' Portal:https://farmer.gov.in/ Department of Agriculture anc cooperation and farmer welfare ,Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,New Delhi,,110001 nil For more details, please contact: http://agricoop.nic.in/telephone-directory mKisan - SMS Potal: https://mkisan.gov.in/Default.aspx.2.Farm Women Friendly Hand Book: http://agricoop.nic.in/sites/default/files/ext_rpt_0.pdf.3.Gender friendly farm tools (coming soon)4.https://www.nfsm.gov.in/ContactUs.aspx
270 Nutritional support to HIV affected women and children Health Good nutrition is a vital component of HIV control and care strategies because malnourishment can worsen the effect of HIV and speed up the rapid progression of the infection to AIDS. A majority of people living with HIV/AIDS are from economically backward families and their nutrition status is poor. This programme provides nutritional support to HIV affected women and children who are registered in Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) clinics and Link ART clinics run by the Kerala State AIDS Control Society (KSACS). A nutritional mix is supplied by Kudumbasree units, thereby also providing a source of income to the women in them. This pilot programme now focuses on women and children and the plan is to later scale it up to include all HIV-positive persons in the State. Social Justice Department, Government of Kerala +91 471 2306040 swdkerala@gmail.com More information: http://swd.kerala.gov.in/index.php/women-a-child-development/schemes--programmes-/women-state-/208?task=view 5th Floor, Vikas Bhavan, PMG,
Trivandrum, Kerala -695033
Nil For more details, please contact: http://swd.kerala.gov.in/index.php/women-a-child-development/whom-to-contact http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php
271 National Young Leader Programme Others National Young Leader Programme aims to develop leadership qualities among the youth to enable them to realise their full potential and in the process, to contribute to the nation-building process. It has the components of 1.Neighbourhood Youth Parliament (NYP).
2.Youth for Development Programme (YFDP).
3.National Young Leaders Awards (NYLA).
4.National Youth Advisory Council (NYAC).
5.National Youth Development Fund (NYDF)
The Neighbourhood Youth Parliament is encouraged to take up issues related to women empowerment among others. The National Young Leaders Awards also awards young people in the area of women's empowerment.

 
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Ms. Usha Sharma, IAS Secretary
(Youth Affairs )
011-23382897 secy-ya@nic.in More information: https://yas.nic.in/sites/default/files/NYLP%20Scheme%20Framework.(Guidelines)..Annexure-%20with%20Finacial%20and%20Physical%20Target.pdf Room No 1 C-Wing Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi - 110001
For more details, please contact: https://yas.nic.in/contactus
272 National Women Bioscientist Award Others National Women Bioscientist Award recognizes outstanding contributions of women scientists in basic and applied research in the areas of biosciences and biotechnology including agricultural, biomedical and environmental sciences with potential for application/product and technology development. Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology Sh Anil Tehlan Under Secretary 011-24363989 usadmn[at]dbt[dot]nic[dot]in Latest updates & specifications: http://dbtindia.gov.in/ 6th-8th Floor, Block 2 CGO Complex, Lodhi Road New Delhi - 110 003.India For more details, please contact: http://dbtindia.gov.in/
273 National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development (NPBBD) Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Dairying is an important secondary source of income for millions of rural families and has assumed the most important role in providing employment and income generating opportunities particularly for marginal and women farmers. Most of the milk is produced by animals reared by small, marginal farmers and landless labourers, most of whom are women. The National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development (NPBBDD) has been initiated in February 2014 with a view to integrate milk production and dairying activities in a scientific and holistic manner, so as to attain higher levels of milk production and productivity.For area specific details, please contact your State Livestock Development Board.

 
Department of Animal Husbandry Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Shri Kumar Priyadarshi Addl. Private Secretary 23380780,room no:199 K-2 officeministerahdf@gmail.com More information: https://dahd.nic.in/about-us/divisions/cattle-and-dairy-development For more details, please contact: https://dahd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who
274 National award for Women’s Development through Application of Science and Technology Others National Award for Womens Development award has been instituted to recognize the contribution of individuals/institutions who have worked at the grassroots level for women’s development through application of science and technology. Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology Prof Ashutosh Sharma Secretary 011-26510068, 26511439  dstsec@nic.in Eligibility Details & Application Form: http://dst.gov.in/sites/default/files/Award-2015-Advertisement.pdf Department of Science & Technology,
Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,,
New Delhi-110 016.
Nil For more details, please contact: https://dst.gov.in/contactus https://dst.gov.in/about-us/email-directory
275 Nari Niketan Home Skills Nari Niketan at Sector 26 Chandigarh has been set up to provide shelter and protection to destitute, deprived, socially marginalized women in difficult circumstances. A vocational Training Centre has also been constructed in the premises of Nari Niketan. Department of Social Welfare, Women & Child Development, Administration of Chandigarh Navjot Kaur, PCS Director Social Welfare 0172-2700372,9915023456 socialwelfarechd@rediffmail.com Address: Sukhna Path, Sector 26, Chandigarh, 160019,Contact: 085578 39789 Department of Social Welfare, Women & Child Development, Additional Town Hall Building, 3rd Floor, Sector-17 C, Chandigarh 160017 Nil For more details, please contact :http://chandigarh.gov.in/pdf/teldir.pdf Application Form:http://forms.gov.in/CH/1724.pdf
276 Multipurpose Women's Centre Skills Savitribai Phule Multipurpose Women's Centre provides consulting and guidance for victims of atrocities. Women can also seek legal support, employment and vocational training.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Maharashtra Secretary (O) 22027050 ext:3922 More information:https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/homecontent/schemes.php 3rd Floor, New Administrative Building
Madam Kama Road,
Hutatma Rajguru Chowk,
Mumbai - 400032,
Maharashtra, India
Nil For more details, please contact: https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/innerpage/contact-us.php
277 Multi Purpose Women Welfare Centers (MPWWCs) Skills Multi Purpose Women Welfare Centers (MPWWCs) have been established at both District as well as Taluka level to provide guidance and assistance to women in their social, economic and educational as well as legal problems. To provide these services Center Coordinator, Legal Counselor and Social Worker have been appointed in each centre.At present, 260 district, taluka and city centers are functional.   Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Gujarat 079-232-57942 pa2sec-wncw@gujarat.gov.in More information:https://wcd.gujarat.gov.incommissionerateofchilddevelopment.html/ Block No. 9, 6th Floor, New Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar. Nil For more details, please contact:https://wcd.gujarat.gov.incontact_details_main.html/
278 CSR contribution for women's issues Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Companies Act, 2013 (Section 135 and Schedule VII) provides that every company, private limited or public limited, which either has a net worth of Rs 500 crore or a turnover of Rs 1,000 crore or net profit of Rs 5 crore, needs to spend at least 2% of its average net profit for the immediately preceding three financial years on corporate social responsibility activities. Under this, activities for the welfare of women are also encouraged such as:
Employment enhancing vocational schemes,Promoting gender equality and empowering women,Setting up homes and hostels,Setting up old age homes/day care centres,Measures for reducing inequalities faced by socially and economically backward groups.
Ministry of Corporate Affairs Sh Rajesh Verma Secretary 23382324
23384257 secy.mca@nic.in Read the full text of the Companies Act, 2013: http://ebook.mca.gov.in/default.aspx Ministry of Corporate Affairs,Government of India Nil For more details, please contact: http://www.mca.gov.in/MinistryV2/headquarter.html
279 Model Residential Schools for ST students Education Ekalavya Model Residential School (EMRS) is a scheme for model residential school for ST students. These schools have a capacity of 480 students each, with half the seats for girls. An EMRS is envisaged as a model school with good amenities, providing education free of cost to ST children. Ministry of Tribal Affairs Sh. Deepak Khandekar Secretary 23381652(O), 23073160 secy-tribal[at]nic[dot]in More information: https://tribal.nic.in/Content/EklavyaModel.aspx Shastri Bhawan, A - Wing, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,New Delhi,110001.  Nil For more details, please contact: https://tribal.nic.in/Content/contact_us.aspx https://www.sarkaritel.com/ministries/ministrydetail.php?min_id=52
280 Micro-credit - Rashtriya Mahila Kosh (RMK) Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Rashtriya Mahila Kosh (RMK) is an apex micro-finance organization established in 1993 under the aegis of Ministry of Women & Child Development (MWCD). It provides micro-credit to poor women (individuals & SHGs) for livelihood support and income generating activities at concessional terms. RMK has sanctioned over Rs.360 crore and disbursement of Rs.302 crore to more than 7.35 lacs poor women beneficiaries through a network of over 1500 NGOs and intermediary organisations. The loan extendable per women beneficiary is limited to Rs.60,000/- (1st Loan) and Rs.1,00,000/- (Repeat Loan), as per revised RBI guidelines. The maximum rate of interest chargeable by RMK to NGOs is 6%, and that chargeable by NGOs to the end beneficiaries is 10%. Ministry of Women & Child Development Shri B. B. Baseshankar Under Secretary 011-23381611 bbb.shankar60@gov.in Guidelines, loan details and application forms are currently under revision. Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Nil https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who
281 Women in corporate boards Others Section 149 second proviso rto sub-section 1 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 3 of Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014, provides that every listed company and every other public company having paid up share capital of Rs. 100 crore or more or having turnover of Rs. 300 crore or more is mandated to appoint at least one woman director. This aims at providing an opportunity for women's participation in governance and decision making process of corporates. Ministry of Corporate Affairs Sh Rajesh Verma Secretary 23382324
23384257 secy.mca@nic.in Read the full text of the Companies Act, 2013:http://ebook.mca.gov.in/default.aspx Ministry of Corporate Affairs,Government of India For more details, please contact:http://www.mca.gov.in/MinistryV2/headquarter.html
282 Marriage assistance to daughters of widowed women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the E.V.R.Maniammaiyar Ninaivu Scheme, financial assistance of Rs.15000 /- is given to widowed women to assist in the cost of their marriage of their daughters. The family income should not be more than Rs.12,000/- per annum and the age of the bride must be between 18-30 years. Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department, Government of Tamil Nadu Tmt S. Madumathi, I.A.S., Secretary to Government 25671545(O) More information: https://www.tn.gov.in/scheme/data_view/83419 Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department Secretariat, Chennai 600 009  Nil For more details, please contact:https://www.tn.gov.in/detail_contact/30/3
283 Low interest loans for women - Himachal Pradesh Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Mahila Vikas Nigam encopurages self employment of women by providing loans on subsidised interest rates. Applicants should contact concerned District Programme Officer/Child Development Project Officer/Mahila Vikas Nigam, Kalyan Bhawan, Solan. Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Himachal Pradesh Rakesh Bhardwaj  Deputy Director   0177-2623113,09418310010 0177-2623113/2621957 wcd-hp@nic.in More information: https://himachal.nic.in/WriteReadData/l892s/176_l892s/Scheme-81391295.pdf CEDAR Home, Brentwood Estate
Himland , Shimla-1
Nil For more details, please contact:https://himachal.nic.in/index1.php?lang=1&dpt_id=176&level=0&linkid=2890&lid=7889
284 Loan for ST women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Adivasi Mahila Sashaktikaran Yojana is run by the National Scheduled Tribes Finance and Development Corporation (NSTFDC). Under this, concessional loans are provided for projects by eligible Scheduled Tribe Women. Loans are disbursed through State Channelizing Agencies (SCAs) and provided to women beneficiaries at a maximum interest @ 4% p.a.  National Scheduled Tribes Finance and Development Corporation or Ministry of Tribal Affairs 011- 26712519 26712562 26712583, 011-26712574, asit.gopal@nic.in and cmd.nstfdc@gmail.com More information: http://nstfdc.nic.in/page/?pid=53 NBCC Tower 5th Floor 15 Bhikaji Cama Place New Delhi -110066 Nil For more details, please contact: http://nstfdc.nic.in/page/?pid=70 To apply for a loan under this scheme, please contact your:http://nstfdc.nic.in/page/?pid=58
285 Loan for skilled young women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Scheme for Empowering Skilled Young Women provides low interest loans to skilled/qualified women in the age group of 18-45 years. This is run by the Jammu and Kashmir Women Development Corporation. Jammu and Kashmir State Women Development Corporation, Government of Jammu and Kashmir 1.0194-2506685, Telefax. 0194-2506684.2.0191-2439370, Telefax. 0191-2430321 jandkwdc@gmail.com More information: https://jk.gov.in/jammukashmir/?q=//jammukashmir/&q=content/scheme-empowering-skilled-young-women-2009 Srinagar: Block-A, 1st Floor, Old Secretariat, Srinagar (May to October)
Phone No.0194-2506685, Telefax. 0194-2506684
Jammu : Hall No.6-B, 2nd Floor, Aquaf Complex, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu (November to April)
Phone No.0191-2439370, Telefax. 0191-2430321
Nil For more details, please contact: https://jkwdc.com/contact.aspx
286 Legal/financial assistance to Indian women deserted/divorced by their NRI spouses Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Ministry of External Affairs provides some financial assistance to needy Indian women in distress who have been deserted by their overseas Indian/foreigner husbands for obtaining counseling and legal services. Ministry of External Affairs RAHUL CHHABRA Secretary (ER) 49015136, 49015224 (O) JNB C 1013
Intercom: 1013
49015225 secyermea.gov.in  Details of scheme:https://www.mea.gov.in/legal-and-financial-assistance.htm Nil For more details please contact:https://meatel.nic.in/
287 Incentive for remarriage of widowed women - Himachal Pradesh Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation To encourage remarriage of widowed women, a grant of Rs. 50,000 is given to them. Applicants should contact concerned Aanganwadi worker/Supervisor/ District programme officer/Child Development Project Officer.  Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Himachal Pradesh Rakesh Bhardwaj  Deputy Director   0177-2623113,09418310010 0177-2623113/2621957 wcd-hp@nic.in More information:https://himachal.nic.in/WriteReadData/l892s/176_l892s/Scheme-81391295.pdf CEDAR Home, Brentwood Estate
Himland , Shimla-1
Nil For more details, please contact:https://himachal.nic.in/index1.php?lang=1&dpt_id=176&level=0&linkid=2890&lid=7889
288 Incentive for girls' education Education Under the Saraswati Vidya Yojana, free education is provided to girls studying in class Istonwards till Post graduation level in the Government aided Schools/ Institutes/ Colleges of U.T. Administration. All girl students from class IXth onwards studying in the Govt. & Govt. aided Schools/ Institutes/ Colleges of U. T. Administration will be provided scholarship starting from class IXth for a minimum of Rs.1000/- per month onwards up to Rs.3500/- for Post Graduate level. There is also a provision of free distribution of bicycles to all girl students, studying in class VIII in the Govt. & Govt. aided Schools/ Institutes of U.T. Administration. Directorate of Education, Administration of Daman and Diu Secretary  2230726 -2230550  secy-edu-dd@nic.in  Secretariat, Moti Daman For more details, please contact:https://daman.nic.in/websites/directorate_of_education_daman/documents/education-profile.pdf
289 Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) Promoting Women SHGs through National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Self Help Group (SHG), of 10-20 women in general (5-20 in difficult areas) is the primary building block of the NRLM institutional design. NRLM promotes SHGs with exclusive women membership. NRLM specially focuses on women headed households, single women, women victims of trafficking, women with disability and other such vulnerable categories. Ministry of Rural Development Dr Ashish Kumar Goel Web Information Manager:Designation : JS (IT) 23385484, 23388012 Nil akgoel@nic.in More information:http://rural.nic.in/sites/downloads/latest/NRLM_23122010.pdf Krishi Bhavan,
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,
New Delhi - 110001
Nil For more details, please contact:https://rural.nic.in/telephonelist.asp
290 Improving nutrition of girl children Health Under the Aravanaippu scheme, Rs.1200 is provided to women 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. This is conditional on the fact that the annual income of the widow does not exceed Rs.24,000/- per annum. One may apply for this to the Deputy Director, Women Development, Department of Women and Child Development, Puducherry. Department of Women & Child Development, Administration of Puducherry Deputy Director (Women Development)  +91-413-2242621 wcd.pon@nic.in More information:http://wcd.puducherry.gov.in/Arav_Eng.htm  PHB Building Oposite to LIC Complex, New Saram, Puducherry For more details, please contact:http://wcd.puducherry.gov.in/Loca_Offi_Eng.htm
291 ICAR-Central Institute for Women in Agriculture Others Indian Council of Agricultural Research - Central Institute for Women in Agriculture (ICAR-CIWA) was established in 1996 in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. It undertakes research on gender issues in agriculture and allied fields, develops gender-equitable agricultural policies/ programmes and gender-sensitive agricultural-sector responses and coordinates research on Home Science. Indian Council of Agricultural Research - Central Institute for Women in Agriculture (ICAR-CIWA) (0674) 2387220 (0674) 2387242  ao.CIWA@icar.gov.in More information: http://icar-ciwa.org.in/index.php ICAR - Central Institute for Women in Agriculture
Plot No. 50-51, Mouza - Jokalandi, P.O. - Baramunda,
Bhubaneswar - 751003, Orissa, India
https://icar-ciwa.org.in/index.php/contact
292 Housing finance Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, credit linked subsidy will be provided on home loans taken by eligible urban poor for acquisition, construction of houses. Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Shri B. Purushartha Private Secretary  +91 11 -23063495,23061232 ( Off.) +91 11 23062089 (Fax) Find details of eligibility and interest rates:http://mhupa.gov.in/User_Panel/UserView.aspx?TypeID=1499 Nirman Bhawan, Maulana Azad Road,New Delhi,110011 Nil For more details, please contact:http://mhupa.gov.in/User_Panel/UserView.aspx?TypeID=1274  Toll-Free Helpline Numbers:       National Housing Board: 1800-11-3377, 1800-11-3388,  HUDCO: 1800-11-6163
293 Hostels for ST girl students Education The Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Hostels for Scheduled Tribe Girls and Boys provides funding to States/UTs for construction of hostels. Special measures have been taken to promote the education of girls in middle schools, higher secondary schools, colleges and universities by providing 100% central assistance for their hostels. In the case of boy's hostels, the funding is on a sharing basis between Centre and State. Ministry of Tribal Affairs Sh. Deepak Khandekar Secretary 23381652(O), 23073160 secy-tribal[at]nic[dot]in More information: https://tribal.nic.in/Content/CentrallySponsoredSchemeofHostelsforSTboysandSTGirls.aspx Shastri Bhawan, A - Wing, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,New Delhi,110001.  Nil For more details, please contact:https://tribal.nic.in/Content/contact_us.aspx https://www.sarkaritel.com/ministries/ministrydetail.php?min_id=52
294 Home for women in difficult circumstances - Swadhar Greh Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Swadhar Greh is a home which provides a supportive institutional framework for women victims of difficult circumstances so that they may lead their life with dignity and conviction. It provides shelter, food, clothing, counselling, legal aid, basic health services, vocational training, economic support etc. The homes are primarily for women who are deserted, without any social and economic support, survivors of natural disasters who have been rendered homeless, prisoners released from jail and are without support, victims of domestic violence, family tension or discord, facing litigation on account of marital disputes; and trafficked women/girls rescued or runaways from brothels or other places where they face exploitation and women affected by HIV/AIDS who do not have any social or economic support. However such women/ girls should first seek assistance under UJJAWALA Scheme in areas where it is in operation. Ministry of Women & Child Development Shri B. B. Baseshankar Under Secretary 011-23381611 bbb.shankar60@gov.in Scheme Guidelines:http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%2019%20Swadhar%20Greh%20Guidelines.pdf Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Nil For more details, please contact:https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who
295 Holistic Women's Empowerment Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Mukhya Mantri Nari Shakti Yojana is a comprehensive scheme for social, economic and cultural empowerment of women. It allows development special schemes for children and women affected by domestic violence, setting up of women’s helpline, protection homes, short stay homes, palnaghar, constitution of self-help groups, promoting inter-caste marriage, nutrition and capacity building in a variety of fields.  Department of Social Welfare, Govt. of Bihar Sri Dayanidhan Pandey  I.A.S, Special Secretary.   0612 2215746 ssecy.swdbih@gmail.com More information: http://socialwelfare.icdsbih.gov.in/Schemes_Programmes/Schemes_Programmes_details.php?SPID=41&SubGroupID=2 Nil For more details, please contact:http://socialwelfare.icdsbih.gov.in/quicklink_top/Contact_us.php?grpID=1
296 Health insurance for girl students Health Under the Sanjeevani Beema Yojana, benefit of free health insurance cover is provided by compulsorily registering of maximum 5 members of family of girl student studying in class Ist onwards till Post Graduation level in Govt. & Govt. aided Schools/ Institutes/ Colleges of U. T. Administration. Directorate of Education, Administration of Daman and Diu Secretary  2230726 -2230550  secy-edu-dd@nic.in  Secretariat, Moti Daman Nil For more details, please contact:https://daman.nic.in/websites/directorate_of_education_daman/documents/education-profile.pdf
297 Grant-in-aid for welfare of women labour Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Ministry of Labour and Employment is running a Grant-in-aid Scheme for the welfare of women labour. Under this, Voluntary Organizations/NGOs are being provided funds to take up action-oriented projects for the benefit of women labour. The focus is awareness generation among women labour, in the area of minimum wages, equal remuneration, etc. and to disseminate information on various schemes of Central/State Government Agencies available.Organizations interested in taking up projects for women labour should send their applications through their respective State Government/District Magistrate. Ministry of Labour and Employment Shri Apurva Chandra Secretary (L&E)  23710265 ext: 2 101 ,room No:104 secy-labour@nic.in More information: https://labour.gov.in/womenlabour/grant-aid-scheme For more details, please contact:http://labour.gov.in/whos-who1
298 Girls hostels Education Scheme for construction and running of girls’ hostel for students of secondary and higher secondary schools. This is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme under which 100-bedded girls’ hostels are being set up in each of the 3479 Educationally Backward Blocks (EBBs) in the country. The target group for the hostels is girl students in the age group of 14-18 yrs. studying in classes IX and XII, with at least 50% girls in each hostel belonging to SC, ST, OBC, Minority communities and BPL families. Students passing out of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas are given preference in admission. Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development SH. VINAY
SHRIVASTAVA
PS to (HRM) 23385055
23782698
23782387
23382365
23388626
pstohrm@gov.in
More information:https://www.education.gov.in/en/girls_hostel For more details, please contact:http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/Tele_Directory_07032017.pdf
299 Girl Child Protection Scheme - Goa Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Dhanalaxmi scheme provides a set of financial incentives to families to encourage them to retain a girl child, educate her and prevent child marriage. All girls born after 19 November 2008 are eligible, after registration of birth. Incentives are provided on milestones such as registration of birth, immunization, school enrolment and retention etc. Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Goa . Smt. Maria Ruth Almeida e Colaco
Programme Officer,North Goa District
9823362396  dir-wcd.goa@nic.in 2
nd floor, Old Education Department Building, 18th June Road,
Panaji, Goa.403001.
For more details, please contact:http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/
300 Girl Child Protection Scheme - Delhi Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Delhi Ladli Scheme, financial assistance is provided to girl children at different stages - delivery, joining education, completion of class X, XII etc. The amount is sanctioned in the name of the girl child and is deposited with SBI Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (SBIL) which manages the amount till the girl attains the age of 18 years and passes Class-X as a regular student or takes admission in Class-XII. On attaining this milestone the girl child can claim the maturity amount, which can be utilized for her higher education or vocational training or for setting up a micro enterprise. This is conditional on the family income being less that 1 lakh per annum.  Women and Child Development Department, Government of Delhi Shri B. B. Baseshankar Under Secretary 011-23381611 bbb.shankar60@gov.in More information:https://delhi.gov.in/ Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Nil For more details, please contact:https://delhi.gov.in/ https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who
301 Girl Child Protection Scheme - Andhra Pradesh Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Girl Child Protection Scheme - Andhra Pradesh
The Girl Child Protection Scheme is aimed at preventing gender discrimination by empowering and protecting rights of girl children through direct investment from the StateGovernment. It provides a number of incentives to promote the empowerment of the girl child:1) In case of a single girl child she is entitled to receive Rs.1.00 lakh after completion of 20 years of age. 2) In case of two girl children, both of them are entitled to receive Rs.30,000/- each, after completion of 20 years age. 3) Both the "single girl child" and "two girl children" are entitled to receive Rs1,200/- per annum as scholarship from 9th class to 12th class (including ITI course) during their period of study, as a benefit under the scheme.

 
Women Development & Child Welfare Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh Smt. P. Chyaratan Principal Secy. Govt. of Andhra Pradesh 040-23456852  040-23450008 chayaratan[at]ap[dot]gov[dot]in http://ncw.nic.in/important-links/list-secretaries-state-women-and-child-development-department WCD Secretariat Building - Hyderabad-500 022 Information on eligibility, how to apply and application form:http://gcps.ap.nic.in/ For more details, please contact:http://wdcw.ap.nic.in/contactUs.html
302 Gender sensitization in colleges Others Sapnon Ko Chali Chhoone is an initiative aimed at capacity building of college students, both boys and girls, by creating a gender sensitive environment among them. The programme is being implemented in collaboration with Jagaran Pahal in 15 colleges of Bihar. Under this programme 20,000 girls and boys from collages will be provided leadership training on gender related issues, and of these 30 students will be trained as master trainers who will further spread the information to the general masses. Department of Social Welfare, Govt. of Bihar Sri Atul Prasad I.A.S. Additional Chief Secretary  0612-2217244  2217239  secysw-bih@nic.in , swbihar@gmail.com https://state.bihar.gov.in/socialwelfare/CitizenHome.html More information:http://socialwelfare.icdsbih.gov.in/Schemes_Programmes/Schemes_Programmes_details.php?SPID=90&SubGroupID=2 For more details, please contact:http://socialwelfare.icdsbih.gov.in/quicklink_top/Contact_us.php?grpID=1
303 Gender sensitization in schools & colleges Others Gender Champions is a scheme implemented by Ministry of Women & Child Development and Ministry of Human Resource Development. Gender Champaions are envisoned as responsible leaders who will facilitate an enabling environment within their schools/colleges/academic institutions where girls are treated with dignity and respect. They will strengthen the potential of young girls and boys to advocate for gender equality and monitor progress towards gender justice. As a first step towards the roll out of the Gender Champion initiative, University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued the Guidelines of Gender Champions developed by MWCD through a Circular dated 3rd August, 2015 requesting all Universities and their affiliated colleges to implement the said guidelines. UGC reported that 100 universities and 145 colleges have initiated implementation of Gender Champions.  Ministry of Women & Child Development or Ministry of Human Resource Development Dr. Madhu Rani Teotia, IAS PS to MoS (WCD) 011-23382361, 011-23382363 23387854 pstomos-mowcd@gov.in https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Scheme Guidelines:http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%2012%20Gender%20Champion%20Guidelines.pdf For more details, please contact:https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who
304 Free bus pass for pregnant women Health Free bus passes are provided to BPL rural pregnant women in APSRTC Buses for antenatal checkups in the nearest Government / Private hospital.  Women Development & Child Welfare Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh Smt. P. Chyaratan Principal Secy. Govt. of Andhra Pradesh 040-23456852  040-23450008 chayaratan[at]ap[dot]gov[dot]in http://ncw.nic.in/important-links/list-secretaries-state-women-and-child-development-department WCD Secretariat Building - Hyderabad-500 022 For more details, please contact:http://wdcw.ap.nic.in/contactUs.html
305 Financial incentives to mothers who deliver a girl child Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Mamta scheme, financial incentive is provided to all mothers who have delivered a live girl child (maximum 2 deliveries) w.e.f 1st April, 2011, in a registered medical institution in the State of Goa, irrespective of their social/economical status.  Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Goa Smt.Deepali Naik Director  (0832) 2235308 / 2426112 +91 832 2424238 dir[hyphen]wcd[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/ 2nd Floor, Old Education Building, 18th June Road, Panjim-Goa. For more details, please contact:http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/
306 Financial incentive for girl children Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Laadli Laxmi Scheme, every eligible girl in the state gets the benefit of a ‘gift’ of Rs 1 lakh on attaining 18 years or on the occasion of her marriage. Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Goa Smt.Deepali Naik Director  (0832) 2235308 / 2426112 +91 832 2424238 dir[hyphen]wcd[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/ 2nd Floor, Old Education Building, 18th June Road, Panjim-Goa. For more details, please contact:http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/
307 Financial Assistance for the Marriage of Daughters of Widows/Destitute Women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Financial Assistance of Rs.20,000/- is provided for the marriage of daughters of Widows/ Destitute Women belonging to the Scheduled Caste Communities who are living below poverty line. The assistance is admissible for the marriage of two daughters in a family. Applications are to be submitted to the nearest Social Welfare Office of Taluka level or District level. Department of Social Welfare, Women & Child Development, Administration of Chandigarh Sh. Yashpal Garg, IAS Secretary Social Welfare 0172-2749132 socialwelfarechd@rediffmail.com http://chdsw.gov.in/?q=content/department-social-welfare-women-and-child-development-chandigarh-administration Department of Social Welfare, Women & Child Development, Additional Town Hall Building, 3rd Floor, Sector-17 C, Chandigarh 160017 Application Form:http://forms.gov.in/CH/1727.pdf More information:http://chandigarh.gov.in/dept_social.htm For more details, please contact: http://chandigarh.gov.in/pdf/teldir.pdf
308 Financial assistance for the girl child - Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Ladli Beti scheme, financial assistance ofRs. 1000/- per month are made by the Government from the birth of the girl child / account opening date for the next 14 years. For this, zero balance accounts have already been opened in the Jammu and Kashmir Bank in respective localities. This is only applicable to girls born on or after 01/04/2015, and whose parental income is less that Rs. 75,000 per annum. Directorate of Social Welfare, Government of Jammu and Kashmir Ms. Rehana Batul Director General 0191-2472600, 2475700, 2478400 dirswj[at]gmail[dot]com https://jkdswdj.jk.gov.in/contactUs.html Hajj House,Block-A, 2nd Floor,Near Bahu Plaza, Jammu 180012 More information: http://www.jkbank.net/deposits/personal/ladliBeti.php
309 Financial assistance for remarriage of widowed women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Dr. Dharmambal Ammaiyar Ninaivu Widow Remarriage Scheme, financial assistance of Rs.15000 /- is given to widowed women to assist in the cost of their remarriage. The woman must be at least 20 years old.  Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department, Government of Tamil Nadu Tmt S. Madumathi, I.A.S., Secretary to Government 25671545(O) https://www.tn.gov.in/detail_contact/30/3 Government of Tamil Nadu, Namakkal Kavignar Maaligai, Fort St. George,Chennai 600 009 More information:https://www.tn.gov.in/scheme/data_view/83415 For more details, please contact:https://www.tn.gov.in/detail_contact/30/3
310 Financial assistance for remarriage of widowed and divorced women Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Mangalaya scheme provides financial assistance for widowed/divorced women to remarry. Financial assistance of Rs. 25,000/- is provided. Women belonging to the age group of 18-50 yrs who are legally divorced and widowed can avail this benefit. Application should be forwarded to Directorate of Social Justice through the respective Child Development Project Officers (CDPOs).  Social Justice Department, Government of Kerala +91 471 2306040 +91 471 2302887  swdkerala@gmail.com http://swd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php 5th Floor, Vikas Bhavan, PMG, Trivandrum, Kerala -695033 More information: http://swd.kerala.gov.in/index.php/women-a-child-development/schemes--programmes-/women-state-/192?task=view For more details, please contact: http://swd.kerala.gov.in/index.php/women-a-child-development/whom-to-contact
311 Financial assistance for marriage Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The State Marriage Assistance Scheme for Poor Girls is a Social Assistance Scheme meant for those un-married identified girls of the State living below the poverty line who may not find themselves in a position to marry due to financial constraint. The eligible marriageable and identified poor girl will receive one time financial assistance of Rs. 25,000/- and a cost of 5 gms gold.The assistance shall be sanctioned by the District Level Committee headed by District Development Commissioner as Chairman and District Social Welfare Officer Member Secretary besides, Programme officer ICDS of concerned District and any Gazetted lady Officer of the District as Members of the said committee.  Directorate of Social Welfare, Government of Jammu and Kashmir Ms. Rehana Batul Director General 0191-2472600, 2475700, 2478400 dirswj[at]gmail[dot]com https://jkdswdj.jk.gov.in/contactUs.html Hajj House,Block-A, 2nd Floor,Near Bahu Plaza, Jammu 180012 More information:  https://jkdswdj.jk.gov.in/welfareSchemes/stateMarriageAsstScheme.pdf For more details, please contact: https://jkdswdj.jk.gov.in/whowho/listDirectorate.pdf
312 Financial assistance for marriage of girls in Orphanages, Women Reception Centers and Protection Homes Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation This scheme is applicable to Girls in various government/ NGO run institutions such as State Homes, Orphanages, Shelter Homes, Protection Homes under Maher Scheme and Children Homes etc. who have completed 18 years of age.A cheque of Rs. 25,000 is deposited in the name of the girl in her bank account for the purpose of buying marriage related expenses and for purchasing utensils etc.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Maharashtra Secretary (O) 22027050 https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/innerpage/contact-us.php 3rd Floor, New Administrative Building, Madam Kama Road, Hutatma Rajguru Chowk, Mumbai - 400032, Maharashtra, India, Mumbai - 400032, Maharashtra, India More information:https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/homecontent/schemes.php
313 Financial assistance for economic activities Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Ghar Divda Scheme, the Gujarat Women’s Economic Development Corporation (GWEDC) recommends the banks of respective areas to accept the application forms of the applicants for providing them loan up to Rs. 50,000/- for undertaking economic activities. GWEDC provides subsidy to BPL women to establish micro-enterprise. For business subsidy Rs. 7,500/-, for Service subsidy Rs. 10,000/-and for small industries Rs. 12,500/- is provided.  SC / ST are getting 40% subsidy, others get 20% subsidy, and for vidually impaired and persons with disability 50% subsidy is provided.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Gujarat 079-232-57942 pa2sec-wncw@gujarat.gov.in https://wcd.gujarat.gov.in/contact-us Block No. 9, 6th Floor, New Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar. More information:https://wcd.gujarat.gov.incorporation.html/ For more details, please contact: https://wcd.gujarat.gov.incontact_details_main.html/
314 Financial assistance for community marriages Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Under the Shubh Mangal Samuhik Vivah Scheme, Grant in Aid per marrying couple is provided for daughters of widowed and destitute women.  Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Maharashtra Secretary (O) 22027050 https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/innerpage/contact-us.php 3rd Floor, New Administrative Building, Madam Kama Road, Hutatma Rajguru Chowk, Mumbai - 400032, Maharashtra, India, Mumbai - 400032, Maharashtra, India More information: https://womenchild.maharashtra.gov.in/content/homecontent/schemes.php
315 Family planning Health The Family Planning Programme works to not only achieve population stabilization goals but also promote reproductive health and reduce maternal, infant & child mortality and morbidity. A number of services are available free of cost in public health centres including spacing methods, emergency contraception and limiting methods as well as compen in case of death or sterilization failure.  Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Sh. Ankit Tripathi Additional Director 91-11-2616 5959, 91-11-2616 6441, 91-11-2618 8485, 91-11-2610 7773 91-11-2610 1623 at[at]nihfw[dot]org https://www.nhp.gov.in/contact-us_pg Baba Gang Nath Marg, Block A, Munirka, New Delhi, Delhi 110067 More information: http://www.nhm.gov.in/nhm/nrhm/guidelines/nrhm-guidelines/family-planning-guidelines.html For more details, please contact:http://www.mohfw.nic.in/index4.php?lang=1&level=0&linkid=320&lid=615
316 Educational assistance to children of women headed families Education The scheme provides one-time financial assistance for the education of children of women headed families that are below the poverty line. Only two children of a family are eligible.
Categories:• Category I - Children below 5 years & between 1st and 5th standard : Rs 300 per month• Category II- Between 6th & 10th standard: Rs 500 per month• Category III- Plus one, Plus two: Rs 750 per month• Category IV - Degree and above :Rs 1000 per monthThe applications are collected by Child Development Project Officers through Anganwadi Workers and will be forwarded to the District Social Justice Offices.
Social Justice Department, Government of Kerala +91 471 2306040 +91 471 2302887  swdkerala@gmail.com http://swd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php 5th Floor, Vikas Bhavan, PMG, Trivandrum, Kerala -695033 More information: http://swd.kerala.gov.in/index.php/women-a-child-development/schemes--programmes-/women-state-/192?task=view For more details, please contact: http://swd.kerala.gov.in/index.php/women-a-child-development/whom-to-contact
317 Credit & Subsidy - Self Employment Programme Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation The Self Employment Programme under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihood Mission provides financial assistance to individuals/groups of urban poor for setting up gainful self-employment ventures/ micro-enterprises. Support is also provided to Self Help Groups (SHGs) of urban poor to access easy credit from bank and avail interest subsidy on SHG loans. Further, technology, marketing and other support services are provided to individuals, group entrepreneurs, SHG members and Urban street vendors/ hawkers engaged in micro enterprises for their livelihoods. The programme also facilitates credit cards for working capital requirement of the entrepreneurs. Minimum 30% of total beneficiaries under this programme are to be women.Applications for financial assistance may be submitted at the Urban Local Body or at a bank. Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation S.K. VALIATHAN Deputy Secretary/PS to Minister  23063495, 23061232 pstomin-mohua[at]gov[dot]in  http://www.mohua.gov.in NIRMAN BHAWAN, MAULANA AZAD ROAD, NEW DELHI-110011.  Guidelines: http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/SEP_Guidelines.pdf For more details, please contact: http://mhupa.gov.in/User_Panel/UserView.aspx?TypeID=1274
318 Creche for children of working mothers Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation National Crèche Scheme for Children of Working Mothers: Rajiv Gandhi National Creche Scheme (RGNCS) provides day care facilities to children (6 months-6 years of age) of working mothers & other deserving women belonging to families whose monthly income is not more than Rs. 12,000/-. The Scheme provides supplementary nutrition, health care inputs like immunization, polio drops, basic health monitoring, sleeping facilities, pre-school education (03-06 years), emergency medicine and contingencies. Mothers of eligible children must be employed for a minimum period of 15 days in a month or 6 month in a year.  Ministry of Women & Child Development Dr. Madhu Rani Teotia, IAS PS to MoS (WCD) 011-23382361, 011-23382363 23387854 pstomos-mowcd@gov.in https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Scheme Guidelines: http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/WCD%201%20Creche%20Scheme%20Guidelines.pdf For more details, please contact: https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who
319 Computer operation and programming training Skills The Government of Meghalaya in collaboration with Ram Krishna Mission, Shillong introduced the scheme in 1995 to provide training in computer operation and programming to women in difficult circumstances, so as to enable them to be economically independent.  Social Welfare Department, Govt. of Meghalaya Shri Dikki D. Shira, MCS Director of Social Welfare 0364 2225187(O) dte_swmeg(at)yahoo(dot) in Directorate of Social Welfare, Lower Lachumiere, Shillong – 793001 More information: http://megsocialwelfare.gov.in/women.html For more details, please contact: http://megsocialwelfare.gov.in/default.htm
320 Cash award for meritorious SC/ST girls Education A cash award of Rs. 5000/- per annum is given to meritorious SC/ST girl students of Standard IX to XII who have obtains 60% marks & above in the last examination.  Directorate of Education, Administration of Daman and Diu 0260 – 2231707 pers-dd@nic.in www.daman.nic.in Department of Personnel & Administrative Reforms, Ground Floor, Secretariat, Fort Area, Moti Daman, Daman (U.T.) - 396220. For more details, please contact:https://daman.nic.in/websites/directorate_of_education_daman/documents/education-profile.pdf
321 Career advancement for women scientists Others Biotechnology Career Advancement and Re-orientation Programme (BIOCARE) for women Scientists is aimed at the career development of employed/ unemployed women scientists upto 55 years of age for whom it is the first extramural research grant. The purpose is to build capacities for women scientists employed fulltime in Universities and small research laboratories or unemployed women scientists’ after a career break so as to help them undertake independent R&D projects. The scheme is open for all areas of Life Science/Biology (including agriculture, veterinary science and medicine).  Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology PS to Minister(S&T) 23714230, 23321681, 23316766, 23321682 www.dbtindia.gov.in 6th-8th Floor, Block 2 CGO Complex, Lodhi Road New Delhi - 110 003.India Latest Updates:http://dbtindia.gov.in/ Guidelines:http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/BioCARe-Guidelines-2016.pdf For more details, please contact: http://dbtindia.gov.in/
322 Blue Revolution: Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Blue Revolution - the Neel Kranti Mission has the vision to achieve economic prosperity of the country and the fishers and fish farmers as well as contribute towards food and nutritional security through full potential utilization of water resources for fisheries development in a sustainable manner, keeping in view bio-security and environmental concerns. It envisages transformation of the fisheries sector with increased investment, better training and development of infrastructure. Blue Revolution will focus on construction of new fishing harbours, modernization of fishing boats, imparting training to fishermen, and above all promote fishing as a self-employment activity. Women and their collectives will be given priority in training and capacity building as well as allocation of projects. Department of Animal Husbandry Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Shri Raj Kumar Digvijay Private Secretary 23380780 officeministerahdf[at]gmail[dot]com For area specific details, please contact your State Department of Fisheries. More information:  https://dahd.nic.in/sites/default/files/Guidelines.BR-30616.Fisheries.pdf For more details, please contact: https://dahd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who
323 Biotechnology based programme for women Skills The main objectives of the biotechnology based programme for women is to promote the use of biotechnological processes and tools for the benefit of the disadvantaged section of the society comprising women, rural population, SC/ST and weaker section. The programme aims to create platform for self-employment generation among the target population through diffusion of proven and field-tested technologies by demonstration, training and extension activities. Universities, National Labs, Autonomous Institutions and Colleges, partially funded KVKs, voluntary organizations/ NGOs/VOs/ Social Trust/ Foundations etc. can apply for the funding support under this scheme.  Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology PS to Minister(S&T) 23714230, 23321681, 23316766, 23321682 www.dbtindia.gov.in 6th-8th Floor, Block 2 CGO Complex, Lodhi Road New Delhi - 110 003.India Guidelines for Submission of Proposals:http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/GuidelinesSocietalSchemes24082016.pdf Latest updates:http://dbtindia.gov.in/ For more details, please contact: http://dbtindia.gov.in/
324 Assistance to homemakers Others The Griha Aadhar Scheme provides support to the housewives/homemakers from middle, lower middle and poor section of the society, to maintain a reasonable standard of living for their families. Any married woman above the age of 18 years, who fulfills all of the following conditions, is eligible to apply: (i) She should be a resident of Goa for the last fifteen years; and (ii) The gross income of the husband and wife, taken together should not exceed Rs.3,oo,ooo/- per annum.  Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Goa Smt.Deepali Naik Director  (0832) 2235308 / 2426112 +91 832 2424238 dir[hyphen]wcd[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/ 2nd Floor, Old Education Building, 18th June Road, Panjim-Goa. More information: http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/legislation/detail/RehabilitationSchemeforCommercialExploitedWomenandOtherResidentialandCommercialEstablishmentsatBaina/373/69/150 For more details, please contact:http://www.dwcd.goa.gov.in/
325 Assistance for pregnant folk artistes Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Registered female Folk Artistes are provided financial assistance of Rs. 6000/- towards delivery for a maximum of 2 children. Applications should be made to the Secretary, Tamil Nadu Folk Artistes Welfare Board.  Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department, Government of Tamil Nadu S. Madumathi, I.A.S. Secretary to Government 25671545(O), 2566 5566 https://www.tn.gov.in/contactus Government of Tamil Nadu, Namakkal Kavignar Maaligai, Fort St. George,Chennai 600 009 More information: https://www.tn.gov.in/scheme/data_view/6691 For more details, please contact:https://www.tn.gov.in/detail_contact/30/3
326 Assistance for folk artistes for miscarriage or termination of pregnancy Entrepreneurship and livelihood creation Registered female Folk Artistes are provided financial assistance of Rs. 3000/- towards hospital expenses for miscarriage or termination of pregnancy for maximum 2 times. Applications should be made to the Secretary, Tamil Nadu Folk Artistes Welfare Board.  Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department, Government of Tamil Nadu S. Madumathi, I.A.S. Secretary to Government 25671545(O), 2566 5566 https://www.tn.gov.in/contactus Government of Tamil Nadu, Namakkal Kavignar Maaligai, Fort St. George,Chennai 600 009 More information:https://www.tn.gov.in/scheme/data_view/6691 For more details, please contact:https://www.tn.gov.in/detail_contact/30/3
327 Anganwadi Workers and Helpers Award Others An award scheme for Anganwadi workersand Helpers is run by the State Government. Every year, 37 workers and 37 helpers are selected for the award. The workers chosen get Rs. 5,000 and a certificate, while the helpers receive Rs. 3,000 and certificate.  Social Justice Department, Government of Kerala +91 471 2306040 +91 471 2302887  swdkerala@gmail.com http://swd.kerala.gov.in/contact.php 5th Floor, Vikas Bhavan, PMG, Trivandrum, Kerala -695033 http://swd.kerala.gov.in/index.php/women-a-child-development/award/state/188?task=view For more details, please contact: http://swd.kerala.gov.in/index.php/women-a-child-development/whom-to-contact
328 Precautions to take in cases of Indian women married to PIOs and NRIs Others FAQs on how to address issues related to Marriages of Indian Women to NRI/PIOs: https://www.mea.gov.in/images/attach/FAQ_links_updated_as_on_27_1_2017.pdf eLegal and other provisions in foreign countries on Indian women cheated/abandoned/abused by Overseas Indian Spouses FAQs on eLegal and other provisions in foreign countries on Indian women cheated/abandoned/abused by Overseas Indian Spouses : https://mea.gov.in/error.htm Guidance Booklet about Marriages to Overseas Indians: https://www.mea.gov.in/images/pdf/marriages-to-overseas-indians-booklet.pdf
329 Nutrition for pregnant women - Telangana Health Under the Arogya Lakshmi Scheme, Telangana government provides one nutritious meal every day to pregnant and lactating women and children below the age of six through Anganwadi centres.  Department of Women Development and Child Welfare, Government of Telangana Smt .D. Divya, I.A.S Special Secretary to Government &commissioner, WDCW Dept. 040-23733665 comm-wdcw@telangana.gov.in H.No. 8-3-222, Vengalrao Nagar, Beside Madhuranagar Metro Station, Ameerpet, Hyderabad 500038 More information: http://wdcw.tg.nic.in/Arogya_Lakshmi.html For more details, please contact: http://wdcw.tg.nic.in/contact_us.html
330 Awards for women Others Under the Himachal Pradesh Mahila Vikas Protsahan Yojana, a state level award is given to individuals/organisation working for the development and empowerment of women in the field of health, education, sports, social services and art and culture, is granted. Directorate of Women and Child Development, Government of Himachal Pradesh Shri. Sanjay Gupta (IAS 1988) ACS (SJ&E) 2621871-2880716 wcd-hp@nic.in More information: https://himachal.nic.in/WriteReadData/l892s/176_l892s/Scheme-81391295.pdf For more details, please contact: http://himachal.nic.in/index1.php?lang=1&dpt_id=176&level=0&linkid=2890&lid=7889
331 33% reservation in police force Others Through a Cabinet decision, all UTs have been mandated to undertake 33% reservation for women in the police force. Ministry of Home Affairs has also issued an advisory on 04.09.2009 to all State Governments to increase representation of women in police to 33% of the total strength. So far, 8 States viz. Bihar, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland, Odisha, Rajasthan, Telangana and 5 UTs namely Chandigarh, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and NCT Delhi have already extended 33% reservation for women in police forces.  Ministry of Women & Child Development and Ministry of Home Affairs Dr. Madhu Rani Teotia, IAS PS to MoS (WCD) 011-23382361, 011-23382363 23387854 pstomos-mowcd@gov.in https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi For more details, please contact: https://wcd.nic.in/about-us/whos-who
332 Adolescence Education Programme Education The Adolescence Education Programme (AEP) run in collaboration with UNFPA aims to empower young people with accurate, age appropriate and culturally relevant information, promote healthy attitudes and develop skills to enable them to respond to real life situations in positive and responsible ways. National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) co-ordinates the program and works through both curricular and co-curricular formats. The interventions include support for integration of life skills and adolescent concerns in the learning materials of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) at the secondary level. The other important program component is implemented through schools in the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) and Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS). This program component works through a cascade training approach that has created a pool of school system and board specific master trainers who orient nodal teachers who are further entrusted with the responsibility of transacting life skills based education to school students (classes 8, 9 and 11, ages 13 through 18) using interactive methodologies. It is being implemented by 6 national agencies: National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), Council of Boards of School Education (COBSE), National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), and Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS).  Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development Mr. Manish Garg Joint Secretary (School Education-I) 41-11-2337232 maneesh [dot] garg [at] nic [dot] in 2118 C, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi - 110001 More information: http://www.aeparc.org/ For more details, please contact: http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/Tele_Directory_07032017.pdf
333 Capacity Building of Women in Panchayats Skills Capacity Development for Local Governance (CDLG) scheme is working to strengthen capacities of elected women representatived in Panchayat institu. It is run by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj in collaboration with UNDP in 7 states - Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Odisha, Jharkhand and Chattisgarh. It tions.The Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan (RGPSA) scheme works to enhance the capacities and effectiveness of elected women representatives in the Panchayat system through trainings. In 2013-14 the previous schemes of Mahila Evam Yuva Shakti Abhiyan, Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Yojana and e-Panchayat etc, were subsumed under this new scheme. Ministry of Panchayati Raj Shri Mukesh Kumar Bansal  PS 23782327(O), 23782373(O) mukesh.kumar2005@ias.nic.in More information:http://www.nari.nic.in/sites/default/files/GUIDLINES_RGPSA%20.pdf For more details, please contact: https://www.panchayat.gov.in/contact-us