Scheme : Livelihood

Support to Training and Employment Programme for Women (STEP)

Gender : Female Category : SC/ST/OBC/GEN

Government of India has set an ambitious plan training 500 million individuals by 2022 which translates to training 42 million a year. For this purpose, India’s vocational training infrastructure needs to be expanded to meet the diverse and many skill requirements of the population. There has been recent concern about the decline in women’s workforce participation in India. Simultaneously, women have become more aspirational and are ready to contribute equally to the economy. Read More


Gender : Female Category : SC/ST/OBC/GEN

Muktir Alo – a comprehensive Scheme for rehabilitation of sex workers and victims of sex trafficking in West Bengal under the Department of Women & Child Development and Social Welfare, Government of West Bengal. This scheme intends to provide opportunities of life with dignity and alternative career opportunities to the sex workers and trafficked victims (female). Read More


Gender : Female Category : SC/ST/OBC/GEN

Swawlamban is a State sponsored scheme for socially distressed women and girls including transgender , trafficked victims , sex workers and women in moral danger of the age group of 18-35 years through which vocational training is imparted in collaboration with NGOs. This scheme emphasizes economic empowerment of socially marginalized women with special emphasis on those who are vulnerable to immoral trafficking. Read More


Gender : Male/Female Category : SC/ST/OBC/GEN

The main aim of Muktidhara is *To increase the socio-economic condition of the rural members of all SHGs, their family members and the unemployed youth in the villages of West Bengal by Skill Development/Skill Upgradation.* Facilitating the establishment of micro-farms or microenterprise or create a workforce for the service centre. *To assist marketing linkage support through the development of Cluster activities. *To develop the rural economy through convergence with related Departments and build self-sufficient villages in West Bengal Read More

Education Loan Scheme of NSCFDC

Gender : Male/Female Category : SC

• For Studies within India: Up to Rs. 10 lakh • For studies abroad: Up to Rs. 20 lakh 90% of the expenditure of entire duration of the professional courses subject to a maximum loan limit of up to Rs. 1.875 lakh/ per beneficiary per annum ( for studying in India ) and up to Rs. 3.75 lakh/ per beneficiary per annum (for studying abroad) shall be provided considering the average duration of the course as four years. Balance 10% will have to be borne by the students. Read More

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

Gender : Male/Female Category : SC/ST

Growth engine for sustainable development of an agricultural economy. Through the process of providing employment on works that address causes of chronic poverty such as drought, deforestation and soil erosion, the Act seeks to strengthen the natural resource base of rural livelihood and create durable assets in rural areas. Read More


The motto of Yuvasree is to provide employment assistance to the unemployed youths of West Bengal registered in employment bank for increasing their employment ability and skill. Read More

Prime Minister Rozgar Yojana

Increase employment opportunities through new self employment initiative/scheme/micro venture across rural and uban areas of the country. Read More

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