Women Empowerment/Development (Gender Budgeting)

Initiating from the Annual Plan 2009-10, the State Government had formulated a noble scheme towards upliftment of women/girls through gender budgeting. Through this flagship scheme, the Department emphasize on integrating women in fish farming through development process and activities by organizing Awareness programmes/Capacity Building and assisting the grass root women as economic Self Help Groups (SHGs) in providing inputs, additional returns / benefits towards pond management that directly sustains family livelihoods, economic development and food security of the members of the SHGs. An amount of Rs. 3.00 lakhs has been earmarked during 2019-2020 to organize sensitization programmes.