18 C
Guwahati
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
More

    Assam CM attends ‘Mahila Samaroh’; launches major schemes for women

    The CM launched Vistarita Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Yojana which will pay a capital subsidy of Rs 50,000 each and Revolving Fund of Rs 25,000 each of self-help groups (finance).

    Guwahati: Assam CM attends ‘Mahila Samaroh’; launches major schemes for women

    Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that in a move to forge an ideal society and a superior country, dignity of women have to be promoted. For the transformation of socio-economic condition of the state, women have to be made educated and made economically empowered.

    CM Sonowal said this while attending Mahila Samaroh 2021 for empowering women at Sarusajai Stadium in Guwahati on Thursday.

    Speaking at the program, Sonowal said: “Taking into consideration of the six thousand year Indian civilization, State government has been taking several steps for the empowerment of women to empower the state. In order to establish a superior society in the country, efforts must be made in strengthening women in all walks of life.”

    The chief minister launched Vistarita Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Yojana which will pay a capital subsidy of Rs 50,000 each and Revolving Fund of Rs 25,000 each of self-help groups (finance).

    Sonowal also launched Jeevika Sakhi Express, where Scootys’ have been provided to 4,238 Jeevika Sakhis.

    Moreover, the government will provide a pension of Rs 300 for unmarried and divorced women older than 35 years under Aideu Handique Mahila Sanman Achani.

    Under ‘Mukhya Mantri Divyangjan Atma Nirvar Achani’, a sustainable income-generating scheme for ‘’Divyangjan’ will provide assistance to a lakh specially-abled people.

    Referring to the development of Multi-modal logistic hub at Jogighopa, cargo services, surface communication etc, Sonowal urged upon the women folk to work hard to expedite the rate of development in the state.

    Read more : ‘CAA to be implemented after Covid vaccination ends’ says HM Shah

    Published:

    Follow TIME8.IN on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK and on YOUTUBE to stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time

    First published

    TRENDING

    ‘My son was not a terrorist’: Sam Stafford’s mother gives Gamosa for Martyrs’ Memorial

    The Assam Congress to collect 50 lakh Gamosas from the state which will be displayed at the CAA Martyrs’ Memorial if the party comes to power

    Minister Chandan Brahma to File Criminal Defamation Against Fake News Carters

    Brahma said, “I will not spare the fake news carters, whether a journalist or other individuals."

    Ali Aye Ligang: Spring festival of song, dance & feasting in Assam

    During Ali Aye Ligang, the Mising community of the state celebrates the onset of seed sowing by organising community feasts, singing ‘oi nitoms’; dancing to ‘gumrag’.

    Assam Polls: Congress tossed six CAA questions for PM Modi

    APCC started its anti CAA gamosa collection drive starting from the family of 17 years Sam Stafford who was the youngest to be killed during the anti CAA protests in the state

    Ulfa (I) abduction case: Deadline ends for the hostages

    The banned militant group gave a February 16 deadline to Quippo to secure the release of its employees.

    Grocery, Chemist Shops To Remain Open From 8 AM Daily During Lockdown In Assam

    Government fixed the timing of operation for wholesalers from 8 am to 4 pm and for retailers from 8 am to 7 pm

    Assam: 5 killed, several injured in two separate accidents

    At least five people were killed and several left injured in two separate accidents that took place in Cachar and Kaziranga in Assam.