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Mahatari Vandana Yojana

Mahatari Vandana Yojana:

The Prime Minister recently launched the Mahatari Vandana Yojana in Chhattisgarh.

  • The scheme aims to ensure the economic empowerment of women, provide them with financial security, promote gender equality, and strengthen their decisive role within families.
  • All married women above the age of 21 as of 1st January 2024, including widows, divorced, and deserted women, are eligible to benefit from this scheme.
  • Eligible married women in Chhattisgarh will receive financial aid of Rs 1000 per month through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).
  • Approximately 70 lakh women are expected to benefit from the Mahatari Vandana Yojana in Chhattisgarh, contributing to their socio-economic upliftment.
  • The other initiatives aimed at enhancing women’s well-being are the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana, Lakhpati Didi, Jan Dhan Accounts, Mudra Loans, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao and Ujjwala.