DWCRA program has launched as a sub-component of IRDP and a centrally sponsored scheme of a department of rural development. The DWCRA’S primary trust is on the formation of a group of 15 to 20 women from the poor household at the village level. It is merged with SWARNA JAYANTHI GRAMA SWAROJAGAR YOJANA since 01-04-1999. The special scheme of DWCRA aims at strengthening the gender component if IRDP. It was started in the year 1982-82. It has now extended from 50 districts to all the districts of the country.
CBN will stand by Dwcra women till they become self-reliant
Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandra Babu Naidu has recently announced that every Dwcra member will be given 10,000 for three months under ‘pasupu kumkuma ‘, he announced that the state government will give three cheques for 2,500, 3,500, 4000 to them in February itself and they will also be given a smartphone. These apart Naidu has announced that the government has contemplating issuing health cards to the women.
Though the government has no money to meet the expenditure, to develop the dwcra, a loan has been obtained. The government will have to pay up to 9,400 cores for capital infusion scheme. Naidu said no other state including ‘rich Telangana’ in the country is extending such financial assistance to the DWCRA members. I am able to give such benefits here because TDP is in power, he said adding it is just beginning.
Referring to the Jagan’s YSRCP criticism that he was giving post-dated cheques under the scheme , mr.naidu said that amounts would be credited in the installments in the next three months , and also stated when “I gave cooking gas they complained to election commission and you thought them a lesson in the previous election “, he said. CBN never fails to help the people in need.