Gujarat’s Ministry of Women and Child Development ensures the nourishment of children and the empowerment of women living in dignity, as well as the nutrition and development of women in a safe and nondiscriminatory environment. The goal is to enhance the nutritional and health status of children aged 0 to 6 years.
To create the groundwork for a child’s optimal psychological, physical, and social growth. To lower mortality, morbidity, and malnutrition rates. To improve the mother’s ability to care for her child’s normal health and nutrition by providing correct nutrition and health education. Through Anganwadi, provide vital health services to young children, expectant and pregnant moms, and adolescent females, as well as lactating mothers and adolescents. In Anganwadi, children aged 3-6 years receive pre-primary education.
To avoid female feticide and to assure the girl child’s life, education, and protection.
Gujarat’s Ministry of Women and Child Development has started the Fish Entrepreneur Yojana. To address issues such as unemployment, dependency, and inability to earn bread and butter, the Gujarat government launched this scheme to encourage Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe women to sell fish to become self-sufficient. This program provides financial help to women who want to start a business as well as ten days of training. This initiative is an opportunity provided by Gujarat for women to start a business and become self-employed. For this goal, the government provides numerous amenities such as financial aid to purchase instruments at an average cost of Rs. 10,000 per unit, with women receiving 50% assistance. This scheme is open to all women who belong to a Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe and live in Gujarat. Those interested in receiving benefits should apply at their nearest Women and Child Development Department.
Benefits of Gujarat’s Fish Entrepreneur Yojana:
Fish Entrepreneur Yojana helps women from Scheduled Castes and Tribes to be self-sufficient. The necessary instruments and facilities are available for this purpose.
This strategy provides the necessary equipment as well as the opportunity to purchase a weighing machine, an insulated box, and other items. Women from Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribes receive 50% assistance on average for Rs. 10,000 per unit.
Women are given training for the growth of ‘Zingo’ fishes as well as financial aid in the form of a ten-day course with an Rs.100 scholarship.
Required eligibility and conditions applying for Fish Entrepreneur Yojana:
This scheme is for women who belong to a Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe and live in Gujarat.
Document required for applying for Fish Entrepreneur Yojana:
- Certificate of Caste
- Proof of residence
- BPL Ration card as proof of identity (if available)
- Photograph of passport size
- Women and Child Development are in charge of implementing this program. Women who want to take advantage of this scheme should apply at the Women & Child Development Department, Block No. 9, 6th Floor, New Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar, OR the nearest Women & Child Development Department.
- Beneficiaries should obtain an application form from the above-mentioned address and submit it along with the needed papers.
Women & Child Development Department, Block No. 9, 6th Floor, New Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar, OR Women & Child Development Department, Block No. 9, 6th Floor, New Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar.