Ministry of Minority Affairs

Nai Roshni Scheme for Leadership Development of Minority Women

Posted On: 21 MAR 2022 4:43PM by PIB Delhi

Nai Roshni scheme aims to empower and enhance confidence in Minority women by providing knowledge, tool and techniques for Leadership Development of Women.   It is a six-days non-residential/five-days residential training programme conducted for the women belonging to minority community between the age group of 18 years to 65 years. The training modules cover areas related to Programmes for women, Health and Hygiene, Legal rights of women, Financial Literacy, Digital Literacy, Swachch Bharat, Life Skills, and Advocacy for Social and Behavioural changes. The scheme is being implemented through Programme Implementing Agencies/Non Governmental Organizations. The PIAs/NGOs provide hand holding to all beneficiaries for a period of 12 months after the training.

Funds to the tune of Rs. 94.00 Crore have been allocated and Rs. 85.83 Crore have been sanctioned for Nai Roshni scheme for leadership development of minority women for the years from  2014-15 to 2020-21.

State-wise distribution of NGOs implementing the Nai Roshni Scheme for leadership development of Minority women is annexed.

Selection of the organizations under the scheme is done following a well laid procedure to ensure that selected NGOs are highly motivated, dedicated and committed to the welfare of women. The NGOs should have registered office and must have undertaken at least one project exclusively for development of women. The PIAs/NGOs having mandatory qualification and essential requirements apply for implementing the project.  All such NGOs are considered by the Sanctioning Committee of the Ministry.

Scheme-specific other detailed information is available on the scheme web link at http://nairoshni-moma.gov.in.

 

ANNEXURE

State-wise number of NGOs implementing the Nai Roshni Scheme during (2017-18 to 2020-21)

States/Union Territories

Number of NGOs

Andhra Pradesh

9

Arunachal Pradesh

2

Assam

29

Bihar

12

Delhi

9

Gujarat

2

Haryana

7

Himachal Pradesh

1

Jammu and Kashmir

13

Jharkhand

9

Karnataka

13

Kerala

4

Madhya Pradesh

76

Maharashtra

14

Meghalaya

1

Nagaland

3

Orissa

6

Punjab

11

Rajasthan

23

Sikkim

1

Tamil Nadu

10

Uttar Pradesh

318

Uttarakhand

15

West Bengal

14

Chhattisgarh

4

Telangana

3

Total

609

 

This information was given by the Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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