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Government of India
Ministry of Women and Child Development
11-May-2012 18:06 IST
Funds Allocated under Step Scheme of WCD Ministry

 

Under the Support to Training and Employment Programme for Women (STEP) scheme of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, the following fields/sectors are covered:  

 

Sl. No.

Sectors

1.       

Agriculture

2.       

Animal Husbandry

3.       

Dairying

4.       

Fisheries

5.       

Handlooms

6.       

Handicrafts

7.       

Khadi and Village Industries

8.       

Sericulture

9.       

Social Forestry

10.               

Waste Land Development

11.      

Food Processing

12.      

Services Sector

13.           

Any other locally appropriate sector

 

Under the guidelines of the scheme revised in 2009, any locally appropriate sector other than those mentioned in the guidelines can be finalized and revised from time to time by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in consultation with State Government.

 

Furthermore, Rs. 833.14201 lakhs was released to states/UTs under this scheme during 2011-2012. The details of the state-wise funds released between 2009-2012 are as under:

(Rs. in Lakhs)

Sl. No.

STATES

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

1

Andhra Pradesh

22.15975

135.2085

9.4968

--

2

Arunachal Pradesh

23.2245

14.708

--

--

3

Assam

5.11175

683.1269

18.29925

--

4

Chhattisgarh

--

--

--

--

5

Gujarat

--

25.47

3.37500

--

6

Himachal Pradesh

--

3.79

--

--

7

Haryana

25.65244

22.73

24.07546

--

8

Jammu & Kashmir

54.217

17.43

30.44878

--

9

Kerala

14.05598

18.1778

265.28000

--

10

Karnataka

320.3549

623.464

290.67249

--

11

Madhya Pradesh

75.4551

46.21

10.94040

--

12

Maharashtra

15.7274

294.7751

25.11000

--

13

Manipur

56.50678

100.7302

42.41176

--

14

Meghalaya

--

--

--

--

15

Mizoram

21.909

--

--

--

16

Nagaland

100.45347

118.222

36.31447

--

17

Orissa

35.15495

36.3771

--

--

18

Punjab

87.91027

81.75019

--

--

19

Rajasthan

4.194

3.222

2.20950

--

20

Sikkim

--

--

--

--

21

Tamil Nadu

--

--

--

--

22

Tripura

1.5718

1.57

--

--

23

Uttranchal

57.07564

27.89618

6.52005

--

24

Uttar Pradesh

294.4621

129.6132

36.24862

--

25

West Bengal

10.13325

26.3449

9.92475

--

26

New Delhi

3.23108

20.89

21.81468

--

Total

1228.56116

2431.70610

833.14201

--

 

 

This was stated by the Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt. Krishna Tirath, in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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MV