Nai Roshni Scheme for minority communities Women

Nai Roshni Scheme for minority communities Women

 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 

MINISTRY OF MINORITY AFFAIRS

LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 555
TO BE ANSWERED ON 04.02.2021

“NAI ROSHNI SCHEME”

NAI ROSHNI SCHEME

555. SHRI MALOOK NAGAR

Will the Minister of MINORITY AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) the number of women belonging to minority communities benefitted under “Nai Roshni” scheme  of the Government, State/UT-wise; and

(b) the number of active Government organisations providing training under the said scheme, State/UT- wise?

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ANSWER

MINISTER OF MINORITY AFFAIRS
(SHRI MUKHTAR ABBAS NAQVI)

(a) “Nai Roshni”, a scheme for Leadership Development of Minority Women is being implemented across India with an aim 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. This includes empowerment of the trainee women so that they become independent and confident members of the society. The overall objective of the scheme is to embolden the minority women to move out of the confines of their homes and community and assume leadership roles in society. The scheme provides for six days training programme followed by handholding for a period of one year. The training is provided on various pre-designed Training modules covering issues relating to women viz. Leadership of Women through participation in decision making, Educational Programmes for women, Health and Hygiene, Legal rights of women, Financial Literacy, Digital Literacy, Swachh Bharat, Life Skills, and Advocacy for Social and Behaviourial change. The number of minority women benefitted State wise /UT wise under the scheme is given in Annexure.

(b) The Scheme is being implemented through Non-Governmental Organisations empanelled under the Nai Roshni Scheme as per scheme guidelines in force.

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While Nai Roshni scheme targets women beneficiaries specifically, other schemes of the Ministry also lay lot of emphasis on minority women. In Seekho Aur Kamao (Learn & Earn) Scheme, 33% of the total beneficiaries are women. Similarly in Nai Manzil scheme , 30% of the total beneficiaries are women. These schemes help in economic empowerment of the Minority women.

State wise no of trainees trained under the Scheme – Leadership Development of Minority Women (Nai Roshni)

Sr. No

States

Total trainees covered

1

Andhra Pradesh

6500

2

Arunachal Pradesh

625

3

Assam

22175

4

Bihar

9775

5

Chhattisgarh

2700

6

Delhi

4800

7

Gujarat

3900

8

Haryana

1850

9

Himachal Pradesh

500

10

Jammu & Kashmir

2525

11

Jharkhand

5375

12

Karnataka

9700

13

Kerala

5350

14

Madhya Pradesh

41775

15

Maharashtra

6975

16

Manipur

6975

17

Meghalaya

125

18

Nagaland

1700

19

Odisha

6250

20

Punjab

3275

21

Rajasthan

17500

22

Sikkim

400

23

Telangana

1025

24

Tripura

850

25

Tamil Nadu

5200

26

Uttar Pradesh

215275

27

Uttrakhand

10640

28

West Bengal

8475

Total

402215


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