Govt. raises Lakhpati Didi scheme target

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Govt. raises Lakhpati Didi scheme target

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La Excellence IAS Academy | February 2, 2024 | Interim Budget - 2024

Lakhpati Didi scheme

  • Aim: To train women self help groups (SHGs) to earn a sustainable income of at least ₹1 lakh per annum by setting up microenterprises within their villages.
  • Provide training to women in various skills such as plumbing, LED bulb making, drone operation and repair, tailoring, and weaving.
  • Target increased from the existing 2 crore to 3 crore.

Statement/Data: “83 lakh self-help groups with 9 crore women are transforming the rural socio economic landscape with empowerment and self-reliance.”

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