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DOMWUA – Development of minority women in urban and rural areas

On the lines of DWACRA, the Corporation also provide Revolving Fund equivalent to their savings subject to a maximum of Rs 10,000/- to each group with condition that the all the group members should have regular saving and maintain required books. The Revolving Fund to the group is a grant. Eligibility

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Initiatives for women empowerment

Empowerment of women is the hall mark of the approach of the Government in its development initiatives (social, political and economic). The State Empowerment Policy for women aims at the following objectives:- Gender equality Gender justice Social security Elimination of discrimination against women in all walks of life Economic development and integration of women into

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NRHM – Preconception and Prenatal diagnostic techniques PC-n-PNDT

The Pre-Conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act 1994 and Rules 1996 are being implemented in Andhra Pradesh to prevent the Female foeticide and to improve the female sex ratio in the State. Under this Act - 2751 Medical Facilities (Scanning Centres) are registered in Andhra Pradesh

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NRHM – Family Planning Insurance Scheme

This scheme was started during the year 2005 with an objective to provide insurance to sterilization acceptors. The details of the scheme are as follows: Sl. No. Issues covered Limit of indemnity 1 Death due to sterilization operation in Hospital or within 7 days from the date of discharge from the hospital Rs.2,00,000 2 Death occurring due to sterilization operation

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NRHM – Maternal health care service

Maternal Health Care Services are being provided to the pregnant woman by implementing the following schemes / interventions : i)    Women Health Volunteers (Accredited Social Health Activitist (ASHA): This scheme is started during the year 2005-06 with an objective of providing the services of the health resource person very nearer to the community

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Initiatives for women empowerment

Empowerment of women is the hall mark of the approach of the Government in its development initiatives (social, political and economic). The State Empowerment Policy for women aims at the following objectives:- - Gender equality - Gender justice - Social security - Elimination of discrimination against women in all walks of life - Economic development

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GCPS – Girl Child Protection Scheme

The new Girl Child Protection Scheme with insurance coverage from 1-4-05 is issued vide G.O.Ms.No.16, Dt: 05-05-2005 Women Development, Child Welfare and Disabled Welfare (JJ) Department. Objectives of the Scheme: - To eliminate prejudice against the girl child through direct investment from the Government. To encourage enrolment of the girl child in school

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