Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

Concept Note' for a Comprehensive Scheme for Transgenders

Posted On: 28 JUL 2021 3:46PM by PIB Delhi

The Government has approved a comprehensive scheme named "Support for Marginalised Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise (SMILE)" which includes a sub- scheme for Comprehensive Rehabilitation for Welfare of Transgender Persons.

The guidelines of the scheme on finalization will be put up on the website.

The Support for Marginalised Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise (SMILE) scheme focuses on rehabilitation, provision of medical facilities and intervention, counseling, education, skill development, economic linkages to the transgender persons.

This information was given by The Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri. A. Narayanaswamy in the Rajya Sabha in a written reply today.




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