Name of Schemes - Urban Women Self-help Programme (UWSP)
Scheme Category – Employment
Scheme Description - "Urban poor women self-help groups for setting up of group-enterprises and providing them assistance through a revolving fund for thrift & credit activities. This scheme will be having two sub-components.
(i) Assistance to groups of urban poor women for setting up gainful self-employment ventures - UWSP (Loan & Subsidy).
(ii) Revolving Funds for Self-Help Groups (SHGs) / Thrift & Credit Societies (T&CSs) formed by the urban poor women – UWSP (Revolving Fund).
This programme applies to urban local bodies the population of which was less than 5 lakhs as per 1991 census. The prevailing minimum wage rate, as notified from time to time for each area, shall be paid to beneficiaries under this programme. No educational qualification is required for the scheme:
Procedure to apply for the scheme:
Compiled and Edited by Lead Optimist(PFA) - Abirame Periyasamy
Disclmer - We have created this article basse on officiaI circulars and clarifications from officials. However the scheme related details are subjecte to change and we do not guarantee any promoises. All the information in this article in intended for informational purpose only an greating awareness among citizens