The Sawayamsidha is an integrated Scheme for Women's empowerment, formally launched on 29th November, 2001, replacing the erstwhile India Mahila Yojana and subsuming the Mahila Sambridhi Yojana. The programme is based on the formation of women Self Help Groups (SHGs) and enable the SHGs take up schemes and programmes social and economic empowerment of women.
The long term objective of the programme is to bring about all round empowerment of women by ensuring their direct access to and control over, resources through a sustained process of mobilization and convergence of all the on going sectoral programmes of Govt. and other agencies.
In Assam Sawayamsidha Scheme is under implementation in 24 Nos. ICDS projects/blocks 5400 SHGs have since been constituted covering 1,08,000 women. During 2008-09, 60,000 nos. of women were benefited through 2400 nos of SHG`s under the scheme Swayamsidha.
DIRECTORATE OF SOCIAL WELFARE, ASSAM
Paki Ghat, M. G. Road, Uzan Bazar, Guwahati - 781001, Assam, India
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|1.0||Integrated Child Development Services|
|2.0||Mukhya Mantri Jiban Jyoti Bima Asoni|
|3.0||Mukhya Mantri Mahila Samridhi Yojana|
|4.0||Implementation of Persons with Disability|
|5.0||Implementation of Juvenile Justice Act|
|6.0||Health Care for the aged.|
|10.0||New Schemes 2009-10|