Govt. of Punjab

Mai Bhago Istri Shakti Scheme

The Mai Bhago Istri Shakti Scheme is the scheme launched by the government of Punjab for empowering women and help them to become more strengthen women especially in rural areas. The main aim of this scheme is to help women for establishing the micro and small business in rural areas and to encourage women to believe in themselves. The assistance under MBIS Scheme will be available in any sector for imparting skills related to employability and entrepreneurship, including  Agriculture, Horticulture, Food Processing, Hand looms, Tailoring, Stitching, Embroidery, Zari, Handicrafts, Computer & IT enable services along with soft skills and skills for the work place such as spoken English, Gems & Jewellery, Travel & Tourism, Hospitality.

Benefits of Mai Bhago Istri Shakti Scheme :

  • The scheme will provide loan at 8%-10% interest per annum to individual or group of women
  • This scheme helps to improve their families financial position and also to give them self respect and confidence.
  • Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS) is a organization which is available in many areas in Punjab and help to provide tranning and commercial activity to women
  • A scheme will be created by Punjab government for providing assistance upto Rs. 25,000/- to women through PACS on the basis of personal guarantee

Eligibility for Mai Bhago Istri Shakti Scheme :

  1. All women in Punjab are eligble to get the benefits of this scheme
  2. Applicant must be the resident of Punjab state

Documents required for applying :

  1. Residence Proof e.g. certificate from residence authority (Electricity bill, Water connection bill, etc)
  2. Aadhar Card
  3. Bank details

Whom to contact and where to contact for getting the benefits of this scheme:

  1. Women can go to Cenral co-operative banks in Punjab

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