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In order to bring women in the agriculture mainstream, more than 30% funds have been allocated for women under various major schemes / programs.

In order to support the food security groups of the women farmers’ at the domestic and household level, financial assistance of 2 groups / per block and Rs 10,000 per group / per year is being given under the amended ATMA scheme 2014-15.

During 2017-18, 31.47 lakh women have been benefitted by training from the NCUI in the field of cooperatives. Similarly, 6.07 lakh and 7000 women have benefited through KVKs and skill training respectively. A total of 8.62 lakh women have benefitted in 2017-18.

It was decided in 2016 that every year 15th October will be celebrated as “RashtriyaMahilaKisanDiwas” by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare.

Women are contributing in various aspects of agriculture including so plant protection, harvesting, weeding, and storage. International Day of Rural Women is also celebrated by UN on October, 15

In current budget a corpus of funds available to women in self in 2016-17, would be increased to Rs 75, 000 crore by March 2019.

Loans to Women Self Help Groups will increase from Rs 42,500 Cr last year and Rs. 75,000 crore in 2019

To motivate women to take up organic agriculture in clusters under National Rural Li Programme, this year, the government would distribute loans worth Rs.75, 000 crore by March 2019.

Free cooking gas to be distributed to rural women through “UjjawalaYojana”

On the contrary, about 60% of women members were no tengaged in any ec reported to be attending to domestic duties only.

In 2016, the Ministry had decided to RashtriyaMahilaKisanDiwas.

Women are contributing in various aspects of agriculture including sowing, planting, fertil plant protection, harvesting, weeding, and storage. International Day of Rural Women is also celebrated by UN on October, 15.

Women are contributing in various aspects of agriculture including sowing, planting, fertilizing, plant protection, harvesting, weeding, and storage. International Day of Rural Women is also celebrated by UN on October, 15.

current budget a corpus of funds available to women in self-help groups was Rs 42, 000 crore 17, would be increased to Rs 75, 000 crore by March 2019.

Loans to Women Self Help Groups will increase from Rs 42,500 Cr last year and Rs. 75,000

To motivate women to take up organic agriculture in clusters under National Rural Li Programme, this year, the government would distribute loans worth Rs.75, 000 crore by March

Free cooking gas to be distributed to rural women through “UjjawalaYojana”
On the contrary, about 60% of women members were no tengaged in any economic activity and reported to be attending to domestic duties only.

the Ministry had decided to observe 15th of October as Women are contributing in various aspects of agriculture including sowing, planting, fertil plant protection, harvesting, weeding, and storage. International Day of Rural Women is also celebrated by UN on October, 15.
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Loans to Women Self Help Groups will increase from Rs 42,500 Cr last year and Rs. 75,000
To motivate women to take up organic agriculture in clusters under National Rural Livelihood Programme, this year, the government would distribute loans worth Rs.75, 000 crore by March
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Women are contributing in various aspects of agriculture including sowing, planting, fertilizing, plant protection, harvesting, weeding, and storage. International Day of Rural Women is also

Rashtriya Mahila Kisan Diwas

 In 2016, the Ministry had decided to observe 15th of October as RashtriyaMahilaKisanDiwas.

 Women are contributing in various aspects of agriculture including sowing, planting,  fertilizing, plant protection, harvesting, weeding, and storage.

 International Day of Rural Women is also celebrated by UN on October, 15.

 Lakshadweep has the highest percentage of women headed households with nearly 40% of the houses headed by women.

 According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, women’s contribution to Indian

agriculture is about 32 percent, while in some states (such as Hills, Northeast, and Kerala) contribution of women to agriculture and rural economy is more than men.

 Women are involved in 48 percent agriculture-related employment whereas 7.5 crore

women are playing a significant role in milk production and livestock management.

 ICAR- Central Institute for Women in Agriculture is located at Bhubaneshwar, Odisha

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