Meghalaya Government Schemes for Women and Child

Social Welfare Department, Meghalaya is implementing various schemes, programmes, social welfare schemes ,Health and Nutrition, scholarship for women empowerment, Girl Child pregnant women, mothers, ward members, Anganwadi Workers, Women Health Volunteers, the women living in the rural & tribal areas, ex-servicemen, physically handicapped, nursing women, Lactating mother, widows/destitute, Old age women, women self-help group (SHG), Women Entrepreneurs and Adolescent Girls’.

Also special assistance is given to the women and child belonging to Scheduled Caste(SC) and Scheduled Tribe(ST), Other Backward Classes(OBC), Socially and Educationally Backward Classes(SEBC) Minority Category and below poverty line(BPL).

It gives assistance in the form of:

  1. Subsidy on the loans
  2. Education, Training
  3. Financial assistance/Cash
  4. Scholarship
  5. Nutrition
  6. self employment
  7. And others much more etc.

The schemes has been initiated in order to :

  1. To encourage Women Empowerment
  2. To promote development and empowerment, gender equality and gender justice of women
  3. To ensure women’s social, economic and political empowerment, fulfillment of their rights, promoting their participation and leadership
  4. To protect Women from Domestic Violence
  5. For child development, empowerment and protection
  6. To the Child Sex Ratio, Child Care

Women and Child Schemes of state Government are listed below

View Central Government Schemes for Women and Child implemented with the collaboration of state Government.

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