Saheli Samanvay Kendra, Delhi

To empower women and make them self-reliant through promoting self-employment opportunities and SHGs

Delhi government has newly announced ‘Saheli Samanvay Kendra’ for empowering the women across the state. This initiative was announced by Deputy CM, Manish Sisodia at the time of presenting state budget for the year on March 9, 2021. Under this initiative, 500 anganwadi hubs will be established across the state to promote individual start-ups as well as SHGs. This initiative mainly focuses on empowering women by assisting them to start small businesses in the state. The state government has set aside a budget of Rs. 4750 crores for the Department of Social Welfare, Women and Child Development and Welfare of SC/ ST/ OBC.

Overview:

Initiative name:Saheli Samanvay Kendra
Initiative Under:Delhi Government
Announced On:March 9, 2021
Announced By:Deputy CM Manish Sisodia
Beneficiaries:Women across the state
Major Objective:To empower women and make them self-reliant through promoting self-employment opportunities and SHGs

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Objectives & Benefits:

  • The main objective of the initiative is to make women self-reliant and independent, thus improving their overall conditions
  • It aims to increase the employ-ability of women in the state
  • This initiative would promote individual start-ups by women and Self-Help Groups
  • This will promote various employment and self-employment opportunities for women
  • Training will be imparted under this initiative through anganwadi hubs
  • It aims at making the women Aatmanirbhar i.e., self-reliant and self sufficient
  • It also aims at improving the overall socio-economic welfare conditions of women as a whole

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Key Points:

  • Saheli Samanvay Kendra is a newly announced initiative in Delhi
  • The initiative was announced by Deputy CM, Manish Sisodia in the state budget on March 9, 2021
  • This initiative aims at making women self-reliant and independent thereby increasing their standard of living
  • Under this initiative 500 anganwadi hubs will be set up
  • Women oriented individual start-ups will be promoted as well as SHGs will also be promoted
  • Arrangements will be made for imparting training to the women for starting new small businesses or micro-economic units
  • Arrangements will also be made for holding meetings of self-help groups for promoting the activities in benefit of women
  • State government performed a survey of the households in Delhi to check the impact of Covid-19 pandemic
  • The survey showed the adverse impact on employment of women, unemployment rates in women have increased
  • 45% women out of the affected ones have completed class 12 and 60% of them are less than 30 years of age
  • Thus, the government has come up with this new initiative of Saheli Samanvay Kendra
  • Committees will be set up to identify eligible women and thereby proper guidance and training will be provided to them
  • Various seminars, workshops, visits, counselling events will be conducted for women
  • It aims at welfare and independence of women
  • It will empower them thereby leading to socio-economic welfare in the long run
  • State government has kept a budget of Rs. 4750 crores for the Department of Social Welfare, Women and Child Development and Welfare of SC/ ST/ OBC.

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