Livelihood mandate works with the women engaged in smallholder agriculture, small businesses or employed as farm or non-farm labour. Implementing a range of innovative initiatives, we help women build secure and resilient livelihoods and climb out of poverty permanently. The key approaches adopted in livelihood sector initiatives include capability enhancement, asset building, collectivisation, inclusive value chain development and engagement of men and other influential actors.
>> Empowering Smallholder Women Farmers
>> She School Led Technology Extension Model
>> Women's Enterpreneurship Development
>> Clean Energy Solutions
Women are always saying, 'We can do anything that men can do.' But men should be saying, 'We can do anything that women can do.'
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We identify the opportunities and constraints for poverty reduction and sustainable overall rural developing. We take measures by institutions and governments to act on them. We create linkages between sectors like agriculture, services, manufacturing. Managing flows of people, goods, information and wastes across for upliftment. We also trace Special schemes aimed at social, educational and economic empowerment of the groups mentioned. Scholarships, hostels, residential schools, skill training, concession loans and subsidy for self-employment, etc. Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers in alternative occupations. Programmes of care and support to senior citizens. Prohibition. Rehabilitation of victims of alcoholism and substance abuse, and their families. Awareness generation, research, evaluation and training in regard to subjects allocated to the Department. Charitable and Religious Endowments and promotion and development of Voluntary Effort pertaining to subjects allocated.