Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
16-July-2019 16:59 IST
Upliftment of Women of Backward Communities

National Backward Classes Finance and Development Corporation (NBCFDC), an organization under the aegis of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has the following two women specific schemes for targeted women whose annual family income is less than Rs. 3.00 lakh per annum:

(i)    Mahila Samriddhi Yojana:


To provide Micro Finance to women entrepreneurs of Backward Classes.

(ii)    New Swarnima Scheme for Women:


Term Loan to inculcate the spirit of self-dependence among the women of Backward Classes

This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.