Women Empowerment Programmes


Following is the list of Women Empowerment Programmes.

 S.No. Women Empowerment Programmes Location Year Of Estb.
 1  Support to Training  and employment Programme for   Women (STEP)  2003-04 To increase the self-reliance and autonomy of women by enhancing their productivity and enabling them to take up income generaion activities.
 2 Rashtriya Mahila Kosh (RMK) 1993  To promote or undertake activities for the promotion of or to provide credit as an instrument of socio- economic change and development through the provision of a package of financial and social development services for the development of women.
 3 Rashtriya Mahila Kosh  1993 To facilitate credit support or micro-finance to poor

women to start income generating activities such

as dairy, agriculture, shop-keeping, vending,

handicrafts etc.

 4 Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) – ‘Sabla’ 2010 It aims at empowering Adolescent girls of 11 to 18 years by improving their nutritional and health status, up gradation of home skills, life skills and vocational skills.
 5 Central Social Welfare Board (CSWB)  1953 To promote social welfare activities and implementing welfare programmes for women and children through voluntary organizations.
 6 Rashtriya Mahila Kosh – (National Credit Fund for Women)  1993 It extends micro-finance services through a client friendly and hassle-free loaning mechanism for livelihood activities, housing, micro-enterprises, family needs, etc to bring about the socio-economic upliftment of poor women.
 7 Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana (IGMSY)  —- To improve the health and nutrition status of pregnant, lactating women and infants
 8  Swayam Siddha  2001 At organizing women into Self-Help Groups to form a strong institutional base.
 9 Short Stay Home  for Women  and Girls (SSH) 1969 To provide temporary shelter to women and girls who are in social and moral danger due to family problems,mental strain, violence at home, social ostracism,exploitation and other causes.
 10 Swadhar 1995 To support women to become independent in spirit, in thought, in action and have full  control over their lives rather than be the victim of others actions.
 11 Support to Training and Employment Programme for Women (STEP) 1986 To mobilise women in small viable groups and make facililies available through training and access to credit, to plovide training for skill upgradation, etc.
 12 Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (DWCRA) 1982 To improve the socio-economic status of the poor women in

the rural areas through creation of groups of women for income-generating activities on a self-sustaining basis. 

 13 Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women 1983 The Aims at the socio-economic empowerment of women
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