promote skill development in order to take up Income Generating Activities in Urban and
Rural areas as a supplementary source of income for women.
The Annual Income of women should be below Rs. 25000/-.
Any activity which enables women to enhance their economic status eg. Tailoring,
Embroidery, servicing of electrical / electronic appliances, woolen knitting, printing,
leather articles hand loom weaving, Bidre Work, honey bee rearing & honey processing,
Silk Worm rearing, storage of vegetables & fruits and preservation etc.
for building required during training period.
required during training period.
including stationery etc.,
kit costing upto Rs. 1000/- at the end of training.
programmes will be sanctioned to those mahila mandals who have successfully functioned for
a minimum of 2 years from the date of registration.
1. Assistant Director, Department of Women & Child Development of the Concerned District.
Joint Director, District Industries Centre of the Concerned District.
This is a Government sponsored scheme. Under
this scheme, poor women are encouraged to start small cottage industries like those in
handloom weaving, making handicraft items, taking up animal husbandry etc. For taking up of self employment activities a
maximum of Rs. 25,000/- assistance is given from Bank with 25% as subsidy from the
corporation subject to a maximum of Rs. 5,000/-.
Women whose family income is not more than Rs. 12,000/- per annum in urban and
semi-urban areas or not more than the income limit as per the IRDP norms in rural areas
are eligible for the assistance.
Loan up to Rs. 25,000/- per beneficiary from Nationalised Banks and other financial
institutions. Subsidy at 25% of the loan
sanctioned subject to a maximum of Rs. 5,000/-.
Assistant Director, Department of Women and Child Development of the Concerned
Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme; under this programme information is provided
for Entrepreneurship and overall development
of women. This programme is normally
organised for one / two days by the registered societies / institution.
This Programme could be organised at village, slum areas, womens colleges and
also in towns and cities. A budget allocation
of Rs. 2000/- -- 3000/- per programme is
earmarked for this purpose. The tentative
date, place, subject experts, the subjects to be discussed and estimated budget proposal
should be sent to the corporation.
based Entrepreneurship Development Programme:
Development Programme is meant for those women who are interested in starting income
generating activities and manage these on their own EDPs are normally organised for 10
days. The subjects covered include
achievement, motivation training, preparation of project proposal, simple accounting, raw
material management, marketing practical exposure etc.
The financial limit for organising a non-residential EDP is Rs. 25,000/- and Rs.
36,000/- for a residential EDP.
1. Assistant Director, Department of Women and Child Development of the Concerned District.
2. The Instituted which come under Bangalore urban area may contact women Development
Corporation, Head Office, Bangalore.
COMPUTER TRAINING FOR WOMEN
In this advanced age, knowledge of computers is very essential in all fields. In this background educated unemployed women are
trained in computers in basic and advanced levels through various computers institutes by
Karnataka State Womens Development Corporation.
6 months programmer course for P.U.C. and Degree pass candidates.
to the participants. The course fee is met by
the corporation during the programme.
1. Assistant Director, Department of Women and Child Development of the concerned District.
2. The intended participants from Bangalore Urban District may contact Women Development
Corporation, Head Office.
a new scheme of the Government sanctioned during 2000-01, aimed at rehabilitating women
who are the victims of atrocities and exploitation.
Santhwana is a joint venture of the department of Women and Child Development and Womens Dev.Corporation.
Under the scheme the Department of Women and Child Dev. Will set up a Helpline at the district level which is basically a counseling centre. The Womens Development Corporation will impart the skill development training to those women recommended by Helpline and help them to take up self employment. During the training period women are provided boarding and lodging facilities by
Karnataka State Womens Development
Corporation for a period of one year besides meeting the cost of training.
Asst. Directors of the above mentioned
MARKETING ASSISTANCE PROGRAMMES:
Womens Development Corporation is
facilitating income generation programme among women by organising Skill training
programme and also loans through banks and financial institutions. As a result, over the past few years several women
have taken to production activities in a vide range of products. It has been often felt that a proper and regular
market network has to be provided to the women entrepreneurs to enable them to be self
sustained in the income generation activities they have taken to.
to organise exhibitions in important centres of the State on a regular basis through its
H.O. and also through its Ads in the districts to bring women entrepreneurs and potential
customers together. Further NGOs are also
proposed to be given assistance for organising exhibitions and sales on their own. These exhibitions will not only result in sales
but will also develop networks. During the 9th
plan it is proposed to give special attention to develop markets for women entrepreneurs.
Exhibitions: To strengthen the marketing facilities to women entrepreneurs,
institutions and organisations, Karnataka State Womens Development Corporation is
conducting exhibition in Bangalore and all other cities of the State. Every year on the international womens day,
Corporation conducts an exhibition cum sale on a large scale at Bangalore, in the month of
March. Opportunity will be given to women
entrepreneurs and organisations from all over the State to participate in the exhibition
on the basis of their quality and quantity of production.
Apart from this every year opportunity will also be given to participate in Dasara
Exhibition at Mysore.
Women entrepreneurs and organisations seeking marketing assistance should register their names with Assistant General Manager, Karnataka State Womens Development Corporation, head office, Bangalore or with Ads of W & CD in the districts.
This is an innovative scheme for women to take up business activities offering very favourable terms of lending and substantial subsidy. In the absence of any scheme to fund business / Trading activity, women are forced to borrow from unorganised sector at very high interest.
The age limit for the beneficiary is between 18-50 years.
General Category limit of family income to avail this benefit is Rs. 25,000 p.a.
Special Category: SC, ST, Widow, Disabled, there is no income limit.
This scheme proposes to fund for taking up of Business Activities upto a unit cost of Rs. 50,000/- with a subsidy being provided from WDC and loan from Banks.
Special category (SC/ST, Widow, disabled) 30% of the total project cost, General Category: 20% of the total project cost.