Haryana Govt Enables Women to Become Self-Sufficient (Representational Picture)

Shimla Devi has opened a magnificence parlour with a mortgage of Rs. 1 lakh from Haryana Sarva Gramin Bank beneath the Haryana Mukhyamantri Antyodaya Parivar Utthan Yojana (MMPAUY). Shimla Devi, 45, a mom of two daughters, was left with no alternative however to begin working as a labourer in her native Tandwal village after her husband Pawan Kumar died in 2018.

Devi later started making mats within the village to enhance her dwelling situations, due to a 20,000 mortgage from Aarti Samuh, a Haryana State Rural Livelihoods Mission self-help group (HSRLM).

Devi, nevertheless, had to offer for her elder daughter Aarti, 20, and her two kids after her son-in-law died two years later. With a $50,000 mortgage from the identical self-help group, she opened her personal cosmetics store in Barara city.

After receiving a mortgage of Rs 1 lakh from Haryana Sarva Gramin Bank beneath the Haryana Mukhyamantri Antyodaya Parivar Utthan Yojana, she opened a magnificence parlour for Aarti final yr (MMPAUY).

Devi is not alone. Pooja and Manju, each from Ambala Cantonment, had been additionally given loans beneath the scheme, which enabled them to begin their very own companies. They now personal and function grocery shops within the Bihari Lal Building and BC Bazaar, respectively. After getting divorced, Pooja’s relative Gaurav Kumar mentioned she has been working the shop for the previous 15 years.

“Despite the fact that her two children live with her ex-husband, she has always wanted to work for herself. “We by no means imagined that any authorities could be keen to lend us cash,” he mentioned.

Officials mentioned each attended an MMPAUY Mela at SD College in December final yr and had been every given a mortgage of 1.5 lakh by Punjab and Sind Bank, with a portion of the cash already disbursed.

Mamtesh, 35, runs a dairy enterprise along with her family members within the Naraingarh sub-division to complement her husband’s labourer revenue and help their household of 5 in one other a part of the district. She owns 4 cattle and provides milk to an area agency as a Badoli village resident.

“Under the scheme, we were given a loan of 1.6 lakh and were able to add a buffalo to our farm with some of the money that was initially disbursed.” “This will undoubtedly assist us in increasing our family’s income,” she says.

The scheme’s objective, in response to Additional Deputy Commissioner, Ambala, Sachin Gupta, is to make sure the financial upliftment of households with an annual revenue of lower than Rs. 1.80 lakh each year by way of talent growth, wage employment, self-employment, and job creation, after which enhance it to a minimum of Rs. 1.80 lakh each year.



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