Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in Atmanirbhar Narishakti se Samvad and interact with women Self Help Group members and community resource persons promoted under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission tomorrow at 12:30 PM.
During the event, a compendium of success stories of women self help groups members from all across the country along with a handbook on universalization of farm livelihoods will also be released by the Prime Minister. Mr. Modi will also release capitalization support funds to the tune of one thousand 625 crore rupees to over four lakh self help groups. He will release 25 crore rupees as seed money for seven thousand 500 self help group members under the Prime Minister Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises Scheme and 4.13 crore rupees to 75 Farmer Producer Organizations.
Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Giriraj Singh, Food Processing Industries Minister Pashupati Kumar Paras along with Ministers of State for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Food Processing Industry will also be present on the occasion.
Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission aims at mobilizing rural poor households into self help groups in a phased manner. It provides long-term support to diversify their livelihoods, improve their incomes and quality of life.
Most of mission’s interventions are being implemented and scaled up by the self help group women who are trained as community resource persons like Krishi Sakhis, Pashu Sakhis, Bank Sakhis, Bima Sakhis, Banking Correspondent Sakhis among others.