Raipur, 7 April 2017
Under Swavalamban Yojana of State Government's Women and Child Development Department, 139 women have been provided training in fiscal year 2016-17 till December 2016. Including this, total 1 thousand 162 women have been trained under the scheme, from the day it was launched to December 2016. Department's undertaking Chhattisgarh Mahila Kosh was started in fiscal year 2009-10. Under this scheme, destitute, legally divorced and unmarried women of age 35-45 years, belonging to BPL category, are provided free of cost skill development training so that they may become self-dependent.