Shehri Samridhi Utsav, an initiative of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA), aims to extend the outreach of Deendayal Antyodaya Mission – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM), to the most vulnerable, showcase its initiatives and facilitate access of Self-Help Group (SHG) members to the other government schemes. This was launched across the country earlier this week.
Kerala government has further established a “self-defense training” for women and young girls throughout the state in the backdrop of series of assaults on women happening in the state. As a confidence-building measure, the ongoing programme is now intently strengthened by creating the needed hope in the women of Kerala.The Police Department has permanent training centers in the 19 Police Districts, and a state level center in Thiruvananthapuram. Financial assistance of Rs.3 lakhs for each programme is sanctioned by the government.