Welfare Schemes for Women in India

List of Schemes for Women in India

Latest updates and news about new and upcoming social welfare schemes for Women in India in 2018. Complete list of Sarkari Yojana launched for Women in 2018-19.

Ujjwala Sanitary Napkins Initiative for Women Hygiene & Employment by Central Govt.

Updated on: December 31, 2018 | Published on: December 31, 2018 | By: Karan Chhabra | 2 Comments

Central govt. has launched the Ujjwala Sanitary Napkins Initiative for women in Odisha. Under this scheme, all the women will get access to hygiene products along with employment opportunities in every district of the state. This scheme of Union govt. will be a counter of the state-run Khushi Scheme in which govt. provides free sanitary […]

PM Ujjwala Yojana – PMUY LPG Gas Connection Scheme Extended for All Poor Families

Updated on: December 18, 2018 | Published on: December 18, 2018 | By: Karan Chhabra | No Comments

Central govt. has extended Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to provide free LPG gas connections for cooking to all poor households. Now Universal PM Ujjwala Yojana is applicable to all ration card holders in the country w.e.f 17 December 2018. This step is going to further increase LPG penetration to 100% households. Under PMUY LPG Connection […]

National Commission for Women (NCW) New Website / Complaint Registration

Updated on: December 12, 2018 | Published on: December 12, 2018 | By: Karan Chhabra | No Comments

The newly designed website for National Commission for Women is live now and the new website address is NCW is a statutory body of Government of India which advises govt. on all policy matters affecting women. Now, all the harassed women can also register their complaints online at the official NCW web portal. National […]

Mahila E-Haat Online Market Place Products & Services / Forms / Registration

Updated on: December 12, 2018 | Published on: December 5, 2018 | By: Karan Chhabra | No Comments

Mahila E-Haat initiative launched by Ministry of Women & Child Development (WCD) to meet the aspirations and needs of women entrepreneurs. At Mahila E-Haat online market place, buyers can buy the products and services offered by the women self help groups (SHGs), women entrepreneurs and non governmental organizations (NGOs). To know how to sell on […]

Maternity Leave Incentive Scheme – Govt’s New Move for 26 Weeks Maternity Benefit

Updated on: November 22, 2018 | Published on: November 17, 2018 | By: Karan Chhabra | 1 Comment

Ministry of Labour & Employment has made clarification about Maternity Leave Incentive Scheme as there are some misconceptions about the scheme in some section of media. The current stage of proposal is that Maternity Benefit scheme has been approved / notified. However, it is still in the process of getting necessary budgetary grant and approvals […]

Increase in Remuneration for Asha, ANM & Anganwadi Workers – PM Modi

Updated on: October 4, 2018 | Published on: September 11, 2018 | By: Karan Chhabra | No Comments

PM Narendra Modi has announced landmark hike in remuneration for ASHA, ANM and Anganwadi workers. As per the announcement, routine incentives (Protsahan Rashi) given by the central government to Asha workers would be doubled. All Asha workers and their helpers can now avail free insurance cover under Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana & PM […]

Nari Shakti Puraskar 2018-19 Nomination Form Download – Women National Award

Updated on: December 6, 2018 | Published on: September 8, 2018 | By: Karan Chhabra | No Comments

Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) is inviting nominations for Nari Shakti Puraskar 2018-19. This award is the Highest Civilian Honour for any women. All the women who have worked consistently for the noble cause of Women Empowerment can apply online for this National Award. Each women individual / group / institution can download […]

Kerala Maternity Benefit Programme – Rs. 5000 Pregnancy Aid Scheme Registration

Updated on: May 14, 2018 | Published on: May 14, 2018 | By: Karan Chhabra | 3 Comments

Social Justice Department, Kerala has launched Maternity Benefit Programme (MBP). Under this pregnancy aid scheme, Kerala govt. will provide cash incentive of Rs. 5000 on child birth to Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers (PW & LM). This will improve health seeking behaviour and nutrition among PW & LM and will also reduce effects of under-nutrition […]

Gujarat GST Saheli Portal Registration & Login at

Updated on: May 12, 2018 | Published on: May 12, 2018 | By: Karan Chhabra | 2 Comments

Gujarat govt. has launched GST Saheli Portal and Mukhyamantri Gramodaya Yojana to uplift the status of rural women. This will provide GST related services to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Industries, Sakhi Mandals, Cooperative groups and PSU’s through GST Sahayaks & Suvidha Kendras. Interested candidates can make online registration for invoicing, return filing at […]

List of 100 Additional One Stop Centers (OSCs) / Sakhi by WCD Ministry for Women

Updated on: May 8, 2018 | Published on: May 8, 2018 | By: Karan Chhabra | 4 Comments

Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has approved to set up 100 Additional One Stop Centers (OSCs) / Sakhi Centres. This decision is taken in the meeting of Programme Approval Board (PAB) of the central government. The central govt. has approved these One Stop Centres in the 9 states namely Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya […]