Sat. Nov 27th, 2021
 
YSR Cheyutha

YSR Cheyutha:4339.39 crore paid to more than 23 lakh women beneficiaries

For the second consecutive year, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has paid 4339.39 crores in the accounts of 23,14,342 women beneficiaries of the YRS Cheyuta scheme.

On the occasion, the Chief Minister said

that Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the governmental and various companies like Allana, P&G and Reliance, Amul, Hindustan Uniliver Limited to help women to start small businesses. MoU has also been signed with several banks to assist and encourage women entrepreneurs to establish businesses like grocery stores, dairy farms etc.

YSR Cheyutha:4339.39 crore paid to more than 23 lakh women beneficiaries

YSR Cheyutha
YSR Cheyutha

YSR Cheyuta is a welfare scheme that provides financial assistance to women of SC, ST, BC and minorities in the age group of 45 to 60. This aims to provide the opportunity of financial independence to the women of weaker sections by assisting them to start small businesses. But there are no restrictions on how the money has to be used. The beneficiary is free to utilise the money however she deems fit.

 

The CM has informed that if any woman willing to benefit from the scheme has been left out, she can apply at the village secretariat. After immediate verification, they would be provided with the benefits. Widows, specially-abled or single women are also eligible to avail the scheme. So far, Rs 8943 crores have been spent by the state on this scheme in the last two years.

 

The Chief Minister has stated that 78,000 women have opened grocery stores. The goods there are sold below the market rate with enables them to acquire around Rs 1000 as additional profit. The women who have started dairy businesses get additional income to Rs 5 to 15 as additional income by supplying the products to Amul. Interest in sheep and goat rearing has also been seen in many women. To connect the beneficiaries with companies and banks, the government has established helpline numbers 0866-2468899, 9392917899. They have also established a command control centre that will monitor the helplines and provide assistance and training to the beneficiaries.

Subhangee Guha

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