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Wednesday, 19-June-2019

Raj SHGs Rajasthan government takes major steps to empower women

Jaipur| In a women empowerment bid of Rajasthan government, they have constituted 147 self-help groups (SHGs) providing them with Rs 52.80 lakh of commercial loan while promising further special markets to empower women.


Minister of State (independent charge) for Women and Child Development Anita Bhadel said the aanganwadis, a government sponsored child-care and mother-care centres, in Rajasthan are being empowered.

During a review meeting, she said from January 6 to 10, the department is holding Amrita Haat with the help of SHGs for empowerment of women and skill development. Through the haat (market), women will be encouraged for cashless and online transactions and other schemes of the department will be publicised.

She said in the year 2016-17, 147 SHGs have been constituted and commercial loan of Rs 52.80 lakh have been provided to them.

Bhadel said basic computer course training is being provided to women free of cost to bring women in main stream.