Central Government Schemes- 05 May 2018

Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendras

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MINISTRY OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
1. Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendras
Launch Date : 22 Nov 2017

• It will empower rural women through community participation to create an environment in
which they realize their full potential.
• Period: 2017-18 to 2019-2020.
• This scheme is a part of Umbrella Scheme "Mission for Protection and Empowerment for
Women".
• Through this scheme, Govt. Plans to reach 115 most backward districts in the country with
920 Mahila Shakti Kendra.
• It aims to improve declining child sex ratio, ensure survival & protection of the Girlchild,
ensuring her education and empowering her to fulfill her potential.
• Student Volunteers are involved in this programme. They will play an instrumental role in
awareness generation regarding various important Govt. schemes/programmes as well as Social
Issue.
• This scheme is implemented on National, State and Block level.