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Department of Rural Development kick starts its Iconic Week celebration on the theme ‘Naye Bharat ki Naari’ under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav


Each day of the Iconic Week has been dedicated to a sub-theme; celebration will continue till 13th March 2022

A series of events to be organized to empower rural women

Posted On: 07 MAR 2022 1:48PM by PIB Delhi

The Department of Rural Development, Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Government of India will be celebrating its Iconic Week under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav from 7th – 13th March 2022 during the week of International Women’s Day. The Iconic Week’s theme to celebrate the contribution of rural women in India is ‘Naye Bharat ki Naari’ and the official hashtag is #NayeBharatkiNaari.

During this period, the Department of Rural Development, through its various Programmes, has planned a series of celebratory events and activities at the National and State level. Each day of the Iconic Week has been dedicated to a sub-theme, which commemorates the opportunities harnessed by rural women, the social barriers broken by them or towards issues where rural women have taken unparalleled initiatives, particularly facilitated by the Ministry in collaboration with other Ministries and the States, to make a difference.

During the week-long celebration, Each Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI) to start a batch with women trainees, Each State/UT to felicitate 75 Self Help Group (SHG) women earning more than Rs. 1 Lakh, Each State/UT to organize the Grih Pravesh of 75 women beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri AwaasYojana – Gramin, Rural SHG women under DAY-NRLM to run cleanliness drives in 75 districts across States, Each district to provide monetary assistance to 750 rural women beneficiaries under PMAY-G to build toilets through convergence under SBM-G etc.

The events have been planned to ensure ‘Jan Bhagidari’ so as to take the celebrations right up to the village level and to the entire rural population. The theme-wise event and activities planned by various programmes under MoRD at the National and State level are detailed below:

 

S.No.

Activities/ Events planned

अवसर की आज़ादी | 7th March 2022 (Monday)

1

Mobilization drives for women-centric courses under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya – Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) in States/UTs.

2

Each Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI) to start a batch with women trainees

नए भारत की नारी | 8th March 2022 (Tuesday)

3

National level event to be presided by Hon’ble Union Rural Development Minister for celebrating International Women’s Day by Deendayal Antyodaya – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). Experience sharing and felicitation of rural Self Help Group women.

आगे बढ़ने की आज़ादी | 9th March 2022 (Wednesday)

4

Each State/UT to felicitate 75 Self Help Group (SHG) women earning more than Rs. 1 Lakh under Deendayal Antyodaya – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM).

5

Each State/UT to sanction Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) houses to 75 women (solely or jointly).

6

Each State/UT to felicitate 75Mahila Mate under Mahatma Gandhi NREGA.

7

Felicitation of  75 women managed projects under RURBAN Clusters in States & UTs.

कुपोषण से आज़ादी | 10th March 2022 (Thursday)

8

On-ground campaign of plantation and agri-nutri garden drives under Deendayal Antyodaya – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) at District/Block/GP level.

9

Rally by trainees of  Deen Dayal Upadhyaya – Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) & Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI) on importance of nutrition.

गर्व से जीने की आज़ादी| 11th March 2022 (Friday)

10

Gender Samwad on Nutrition under Deendayal Antyodaya – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) at National level.

11

Each State/UT to organize the Grih Pravesh of 75 women beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri AwaasYojana – Gramin (PMAY-G).

12

Felicitating 75 women who have been provided with livelihood opportunities under Mahatma Gandhi NREGA and have made success.

सफाई से रहने की आज़ादी| 12th March 2022 (Saturday)

13

Rural SHG women under Deendayal Antyodaya – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) to run cleanliness drives in 75 districts across States.

14

Securing water sources for better future – Cleanliness drive of ponds, lakes, streams and other water bodies by women Mahatma Gandhi NREGA workers.

15

Each district to provide monetary assistance to 750 rural women beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) to build toilets through convergence under SBM-G.

सामाजिक बंधनो से आज़ादी| 13th March 2022 (Sunday)

16

Organizing webinars/events at State level on experience sharing and felicitating SHG women working on social inclusion, social development and gender-related issues under Deendayal Antyodaya – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM).

17

Awarding of course completion certificates to women trained under each Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI).

18

Awarding of course completion certificates to women trained under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya – Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY).

 

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