Know Support to Training and Employment Programme for Women – STEP Yojana
Support to Training and Employment Programme for Women – STEP
This scheme is for women. Under this scheme government provide support to women for various training programme , employment programme and many more. STEP Scheme aims to provide skills that give employ-ability to women and to provide competencies and skill that enable women to become self-employed/entrepreneurs.
About STEP Scheme
‘Support to Training and Employment Programme for Women (STEP) Scheme’ is a ‘Central Sector Scheme’ as launched by central government. Main aim of this scheme is to benefit women who are in the age group of 16 years and above across the country.
The grant under the Scheme is given to an institution/ organisation including NGOs directly and not the States/ UTs. The assistance under STEP Scheme will be available in any sector for imparting skills related to employability and entrepreneurship, including but not limited to the Agriculture, Horticulture, Food Processing, Handlooms, Tailoring, Stitching, Embroidery, Zari etc, Handicrafts, Computer & IT enable services along with soft skills and skills for the work place such as spoken English, Gems & Jewellery, Travel & Tourism, Hospitality under STEP scheme.
Official website – http://wcd.nic.in/
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