Source: News Bharati English13 Aug 2016 16:24:53

New Delhi, August 13: For empowerment of women and child development through Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) across the country including North-Eastern region, The Ministry of Women and Child Development is implementing various schemes/programmes.
The schemes which are included in that are Swadhar and Short Stay Homes to provide relief and rehabilitation to destitute women and women in distress; Support to Training and Employment Programme for Women (STEP) to ensure sustainable employment and income generation for marginalized and asset-less rural and urban poor women across the country; Rajiv Gandhi National Creche Scheme to provide day care facilities to children of age group of 6 months to 6 years of working women who are employed.

Also, Ujjawala a Comprehensive Scheme for prevention of trafficking and rescue, rehabilitation and re-integration of victims of trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation,  Rastriya Mahila Kosh (RMK) to extend micro-finance services to bring about socio-economic upliftment of poor women; Working Women Hostels for ensuring safe accommodation for women working away from their place of residence are also included in the scheme.

 The year-wise and scheme-wise details of schemes implemented by the Ministry of Women and Child Development are available in the Annual Reports of the respective years of the Ministry that are available in the Library of Lok Sabha. 

Review Meetings with Women and Child Development Departments of State Governments / UT Administrations including North-Eastern region are held to discuss the issues for effective implementation of the programmes and schemes to expedite beneficiary coverage and proper fund utilization.  Regional level consultations are also held to discuss issues concerning implementation of schemes.  The monitoring reports received from States are analysed in the Ministry.

The problem areas are communicated to concerned States/UTs for taking corrective actions.  In addition, regular State visits are conducted by the Ministry’s officials in order to understand the implementation problems being faced by States/UTs.  The Schemes which are being implemented have inbuilt monitoring mechanism, are also periodically reviewed for their proper and better implementation.