NaiRoshni Scheme


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    • The Government has implemented various schemes for the welfare and upliftment of every section of the society including minorities especially the economically weaker & lesser privileged sections of the society.

    Nai Roshni Scheme

    • The scheme was  introduced by the Ministry of Minority Affairs in the year 2012.
    • Purpose: To empower and instill confidence in women by providing knowledge, tools and techniques for interacting with Government systems, banks and other institutions at all levels.
      • To embolden the minority women to move out of the confines of their homes and community and assume leadership roles in society.
    • Features:
      • The scheme provides for a six days training programme followed by handholding for a period of one year.
      • The Scheme is being implemented through Non-Governmental Organizations empanelled under the NaiRoshni Scheme.

    Source: PIB