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Jaya Kumari , Mar. 15, 2012, 6:27pm IST Views: 1602
     
NMEW: A New Hope for Women Empowerment
NMEW: A New Hope for Women Empowerment
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New Delhi, Mar.15: National Mission for Empowerment of Women (NMEW), an umbrella mission to strengthen inter-sectoral convergence and facilitate the process of coordination of all the women’s welfare and socio-economic development programmes across ministries and departments,
 
The NMEW was launched on 8 March 2010 to ensure economic and social empowerment of women.
 
The NMEW is piloting the ‘convergence model’ across the country in 32 select districts with the aim of bridging the gap between demand and supply of women-related services by undertaking realistic estimates of the demand, creating greater awareness about women-based schemes and programmes of the Government, augmenting the demand for various services/schemes for women, and connecting them with the service providers.
 
Under this scheme government has started the first point of contact for woman which is known as the Poorna Shakti Kendra (PSK).
 
PSK is the point of focal point action on ground through which the services to grassroots women would be facilitated. Village coordinators at the Kendras would reach out to the women with the motto "HUM SUNENGE NAARI KI BAAT!"
 
The model includes introduction of convergence-cum-facilitation centres for women at district, tehsil/block and village levels.
 
The first such pilot convergence project was launched in Pali district in Rajasthan on 16 September 2011 with the opening of 150 village-level centres. 
 
These are the main focus of NMEW: Access to health, drinking water, sanitation and hygiene facilities for women.  It will try to provide all girls especially those belonging to vulnerable groups in schools from primary to class 12. Higher and Professional education for girls/women and will ensure the deliverance of Skill development, Micro credit, Vocational Training, Entrepreneurship, SHG development for women empowerment along with Gender sensitization and dissemination of information.
 
NMEW will take steps to prevent crime against women and taking steps for a safe environment for women in the country.
 
 
National Mission for Empowerment of Women has own website http://nmew.gov.in/index.php

New Delhi, Mar.15: National Mission for Empowerment of Women (NMEW), an umbrella mission to strengthen inter-sectoral convergence and facilitate the process of coordination of all the women’s welfare and socio-economic development programmes across ministries and departments.

The NMEW was launched on 8 March 2010 to ensure economic and social empowerment of women.

The NMEW is piloting the ‘convergence model’ across the country in 32 select districts with the aim of bridging the gap between demand and supply of women-related services by undertaking realistic estimates of the demand, creating greater awareness about women-based schemes and programmes of the Government, augmenting the demand for various services/schemes for women, and connecting them with the service providers. 

Under this scheme government has started the first point of contact for woman which is known as the Poorna Shakti Kendra (PSK).

PSK is the point of focal point action on ground through which the services to grassroots women would be facilitated. Village coordinators at the Kendras would reach out to the women with the motto "HUM SUNENGE NAARI KI BAAT".

The model includes introduction of convergence-cum-facilitation centres for women at district, tehsil/block and village levels. The first such pilot convergence project was launched in Pali district in Rajasthan on 16 September 2011 with the opening of 150 village-level centres.  

These are the main focus of NMEW: Access to health, drinking water, sanitation and hygiene facilities for women.  It will try to provide all girls especially those belonging to vulnerable groups in schools from primary to class 12. Higher and Professional education for girls/women and will ensure the deliverance of Skill development, Micro credit, Vocational Training, Entrepreneurship, SHG development for women empowerment along with Gender sensitization and dissemination of information. 

NMEW will take steps to prevent crime against women and taking steps for a safe environment for women in the country. 

 National Mission for Empowerment of Women has own website http://nmew.gov.in/index.php

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