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Streeshakthi Scheme:-


The program was launched during 2000-01 and it is being implemented throughout the state to empower women and make them self reliant. Streeshakthi Groups are formed to inculcate the savings habit in the members empowering the women economically. About 15 to 20 women members who are from below poverty line families, landless agricultural laborers, SC/ST women join together. Streeshakthi Groups are formed through Anaganwadi workers .


Aims and Objectives: -

  • To strengthen the process of economic development of rural women and create a conducive environment for social change.

  • To form self help group based on thrift and credit principles which builds self reliance and enable women to have greater access and control over resources.

  • To increase the income levels of rural women by engaging them in; Income generating activities and creating financial stability.

  • To provide opportunities to the members of the groups to avail the benefits of other departmental schemes by converging the services of various departments and lending institutions to ensure women’s access to credit financing.


Major facilities under the scheme:-


Revolving fund (additional revolving fund)


Bank linkage


6% interest subsidy for the bank loans


Incentives are given for the groups with excess savings.


Training at different levels


Incentives for groups involved in Income generation activities


Annual exhibition cum marketing Melas


Marketing – Direct and online


Awards for best Streeshakthi groups/Block societies


Taluk Stree Shakthi Federations:-

Taluk Stree Shakthi federations are formed from all cluster groups of a particular taluk. These federations are registered under Society Act 1960 and they are called as “Stree  Shakthi Block Societies”.


District Stree Shakthi  Federations:-

District Federations are formed in all the districts under “Streeshakthi Samrudhi Scheme” during 2016-17. These federations are formed from all the Stree Shakthi taluk federations of a particular district and these federations are registered under Society Act 1960.


Logo of Streeshakthi Samrudhi – District Federation


Taluk/district/Divisional level Stree Shakthi Bhavans:-

To conduct trainings, income generating activities and to facilitate marketing of  Stree Shakthi products, Bhavans are constructed at taluk, districts and divisional level.


Streeshakthi Taluka Bhavan


Streeshakthi Distrcit Bhavan


Streeshakthi Divisional Level Training Centre.




Amrutha Swasahaya Kiru Uddime Yojane:


The “Amrita Self-Help Small enterprises” Scheme has been announced to commemorate 75th Independence Day. It has been announced that  Rs 75.00 crore seed money will be provided to each of the 7500 self-help groups operating in the state to convert  as  small enterprises. Administrative sanction has been given in the Government Order No: MAME / 63 / MAMA / 2021, Dated: 23.08.2021. and  Guidelines issued to implement the scheme. Taluka Level and District level Committees constituted for selection of    groups. Selection process is under progress


Gruha Lakshmi scheme: Scheme has been announced on ದಿನಾಂಕ: 06.06.2023 as per Government Order no: ಮಮಇ 70 ಮಮಅ 2023,will play a prominent role in easing the daily financial pressures and ensuring the economic empowerment of women. The registration process under the scheme will start soon and Rs. 2,000 will be directly transferred to their accounts every month. Rs. 30,000 crore is estimated as the approximate annual expenditure under the scheme. It is undoubtedly, the largest financial security scheme that has been launched in the country.

Last Updated: 21-08-2023 02:59 PM Updated By: Admin

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