All about Pradhan Mantri yojana and other government schemes in India.

2019-11-28

Mahila Coir Yojana : Starred Question in Loksabha

Mahila Coir Yojana


(a) whether the Government is implementing the Mahila Coir Yojana (MCY) in the country;
(b) if so, the details thereof along with the aims and objectives including its implementation status in the country, State/UT-wise including Tripura;
(c) the number of women beneficiaries of the Yojana in the country along with the financial allocation made for this Yojana during each of the last three years and the current year;
(d) whether the government has achieved the objectives for which the Yojana was started, if so, the details thereof; and
(e) the problems faced by the Government in implementing this Yojana and the other steps taken by the Government for more participation of women in coir production and its distribution?

To know the answer of above questions reg. Mahila Coir Yojana please see below the full text of Loksabha starred Question No.157.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF MICRO,SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO: 157
ANSWERED ON: 28.11.2019

Mahila Coir Yojana

Rebati Tripura
Sandhya Ray

Will the Minister of MICRO,SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES be pleased to state:-

(a) whether the Government is implementing the Mahila Coir Yojana (MCY) in the country;

(b) if so, the details thereof along with the aims and objectives including its implementation status in the country, State/UT-wise including Tripura;

(c) the number of women beneficiaries of the Yojana in the country along with the financial allocation made for this Yojana during each of the last three years and the current year;

(d) whether the government has achieved the objectives for which the Yojana was started, if so, the details thereof; and

(e) the problems faced by the Government in implementing this Yojana and the other steps taken by the Government for more participation of women in coir production and its distribution?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
(SHRI NITIN GADKARI)

(a) to (e): A statement is laid on the Table of the House.

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) to (e) OF THE LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. *157 FOR ANSWER ON 28.11.2019

(a) & (b): Coir Board, a statutory body under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), is implementing the Mahila Coir Yojana (MCY) which is a component under the umbrella Scheme “Coir Vikas Yojana (CVY)” for development of coir industry in the major coconut producing states of the country. Mahila Coir Yojana is a women-oriented self employment scheme implemented by Coir Board for imparting training to women artisans on conversion of coir fibre into yarn. The amount of stipend given to the trainees is Rs.3000/- per month. During the year 2017-18, the scheme was approved for continuation from 2017-18 to 2019-20 with the following objectives:
• To provide training on sophisticated machinery/advanced technology in order to scale up the skill of the Mahila Coir Workers.
• To integrate MCY training along with LBI (Livelihood Business Incubation) in order to make the MCY trainees more entrepreneurial.
• To encourage the trained women to avail of assistance under Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) to set up coir units.

State/UT-wise details of training, including Tripura, provided under MCY is at Annexure-I.

(c): The details of financial allocation and beneficiaries trained under Mahila Coir Yojana during the last three years and current year are as follows:

<pre>
Year Financial allocation (Rs. In Lakhs) Number of Trainees
2016-17 121.50 2274
2017-18 44.70 1209
2018-19 166.00 2195
2019-20 182.60 796*
</pre>
*Up to 31.10.2019. In addition, 280 Nos. of Trainees are undergoing training.

(d) & (e): The objectives of the scheme have largely been achieved with training provided to 6474 women workers. Government is covering more and more women workers by developing new machinery and improving manufacturing processes for making these activities less strenuous.

Source: Loksabha 

PDF/WORD (Hindi)                                                                                        PDF/WORD (English)
Share:

0 comments:

Post a Comment

We are not the official website and are not linked to any Government or Ministry. All the posts published here are for information purpose only. Please do not treat as official website and please don't disclose any personal information here.

Copyright © 2015 Prime Minister's Schemes प्रधानमंत्री योजना. All rights reserved.

Categories

Copyright © Prime Minister's Schemes प्रधानमंत्री योजना | Powered by Blogger Design by ronangelo | Blogger Theme by NewBloggerThemes.com