In a significant move towards empowering rural artisans and promoting authentic handicrafts and handlooms, the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana, a part of the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM), has recently launched a mobile app called eSARAS. This innovative app aims to ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2023
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The ‘Airport as Venue for Skilled Artisans of the Region’ (AVSAR) scheme has been launched by the Airport Authority of India (AAI) with the aim of encouraging the talent of craftsmen, women, and artisans and providing them with proper opportunities. ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare recently announced that the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund recently crossed Rs 8,000 crore mark. The Ministry has received 8,665 applications so far. The worth of these applications has amounted to Rs 8, 216 crores. ..
The Ministry of Rural Development recently launched the Gender Samvaad Event. It is a joint initiative between DAY-NRLM and IWWAGE. The main objective of Gender Samvaad event was to create awareness on gender related interventions under the DAY-NRLM. DAY-NRLM is ..
The Andhra Pradesh government recently re-launched the YSR Zero Interest Loan Scheme for women SHGs in times of the COVID-19 crisis. About the Scheme The YSR Zero Interest Loan Scheme seeks to provide bank loans at a 0% interest rate ..
The Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik launched the initiative ‘Jal Sathi’ on Wednesday, 18th December 2019 under which for consumer management and water distribution, women from self-help groups(SHGs) will be employed that will also lead to women empowerment in ..