Nai Roshni- The Scheme for Leadership Development of Minority Women


The scheme is envisaged for empowering women which constitutes a critical element in reducing poverty,economic growth and strengthening of the civil society . In this regard the objective of the scheme is to empower and instill confidence among minority women including their neighbors from other communities living in the same village/locality by providing knowledge, tools and techniques for interacting Government systems, banks and other institutions at all levels.

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The scheme is targeted to cover women belonging to all minorities notified under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act 1992 viz, Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist, Zoroastrian (Parsi) and Jain. The scheme would be monitored through the involvement of organisations which would responsible for visiting the region and providing nurturing/hand holding service to the group of women . To know about the conditions of eligibility with regards to the organisation, one could download the PDF comprising of the scheme guidelines .

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The scheme is intended to provide leadership training modules to women in issues related to : leadership of women, advocacy for social and behavioural change, Swachh Bharat, Legal rights of women, Life skills, Health & hygiene, Educational empowerment, Nutrition &Food safety, Right to information, Economic empowerment of women, Digital India,Gender & Women,Women & Drudgery, Violence against Women & Girls and Introduction to Govt mechanism

Mode of Application

Advertisement will be published by the MInistry of Minority Affairs in the National /Local newspapers for inviting proposals from organisations through Online Application Management System (OAMS) .  The link of OAMS is available in the official website of Ministry of Minority Affairs ). All intended organisations has to apply online in OAMS.

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