Plans to mould successful women entrepreneurs

Plans to mould successful women entrepreneurs

Speaking at a press meet in Chamarajanagar on Monday, she said a loan assistance up to Rs One lakh will be sanctioned under the project. A proposal has been submitted to the government to announce a subsidy of ` 15,000 for the SC/ST women and around ` 12,500 for others. This will be implemented shortly and it has been planned to disburse loans to around 205 women in the current fiscal.

The Corporation has decided to impart training on bakery products, beautician and computer courses, but the response has been poor from women in the district. Marketing assistance will also be given for the products and plans are on the anvil to provide marketing facility across the year by holding five-day melas at all the districts, he said.

Stree Shakti Bhavan would be constructed at four divisions in the State as it would help in marketing products. A mobile van facility is also being implemented and would be limited only for Bangalore city.

Shikshana Abhiyana, Gomathe, Jeevan Saathi and Antyodaya schemes will be implemented and a proposal has been submitted to the government to earmark Rs Two crore in the coming State Budget.

Loans up to Rs five crore would be disbursed under the Chief Minister’s Self Employment scheme. Tribal women would be given priority and those who have any clarifications or complaints may bring it to the notice of the corporation directly, she said.

‘Asare’ stalled

Following complaints of irregularities in the Asare scheme, which is meant for the development of women, it has been temporarily put on hold, she said.

The scheme has been implemented in the 11 districts and the voluntary organisation, which had been given the incharge did not provide proper training. A complaint has been lodged against the organisation, she said.Deputy Director of Women and Child Welfare department Gopalakrishna, District convener Radha and others were present.