Socio-Economic Empowerment of Women under Tejasvini Project to start

What is Tejasvini Project

Indian womens are facing a very challenging conditions today . As each day and night they have to face new problems. All we can say that condition of women in India is very challenging. All waht women want does not matter as they have to kill all thier dreanms and needs for their men , what they say in each method they have to be agree with it. Tejasvini Project brings a new hope to Indian Women .

Women are not given opportunities to complete their education or work out.

Main Objective of Tejasvini Project

The overall goal of the programme is to enable poor women to make use of choices, spaces and opportunities in the economic, social and political spheres for their improved well-being. This would be achieved through four purpose (immediate) level objectives of: (a) creation of strong and sustainable SHGs, and SHG apex organizations who provide their members with economic and social support;

(b) provide access to savings, credit and insurance services, and build up financial security;

(c) opportunities for new and improved livelihood opportunities, with enterprises established or expanded, and market linkages and support services;

(d) access to functional education and social services, labour-saving infrastructure, and participation in local governance. In addition the programme would aim to support and promote government policies that empower women and develop the capacity of MVV

The World Bank has started with a project “Tejasvini” which aims at socio economic empowerment of Adolescent girls and Young Women in Jharkhand. World Bank approved US$63 million for this project. This project aims to support girls and women of the ages 14-24 to complete their secondary level education and develop relevant skills. It also aims to provide them training which are required for the job market.

There are two different levels at Tejasvini Project i.e this will work at two different levels.

• Community Level
• Institutional Level

Tejasvini Project at Community Level  – Under community level regular counseling of the young ladies will be provided under this project. They will be given important information regarding skill education and other to help them.

Tejasvini Project at Institutional Level  – Under institutional level Young Ladies will be provided vocational training and will work under institutional partners. Non formal education will also be provided under institutional level.

Implementation of Tejasvini Project

Tejasvini project will be implemented in 17 selected districts of Jharkhand and it is expected that atleast 68,000,0 adolescent girls and young girls will benefit from this project.

This is the first time that the World Bank has started with a project that only focuses on the welfare and upliftment of young ladies in India.

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