I. NAME OF THE SECTOR                    : 32. Empowerment of Women and Development of Children

 

II. INTRODUCTION OF THE SECTOR    :

 

            The Directive Principles of State Policy as laid down in the Constitution of our nation have a bearing on Women & Child Development.  It enjoins the State to ensure the health and welfare/ Development and Empowerment to strengthen the women and children.  It further enjoins the State that citizens are not forced by economic necessity to enter vocations unsuited to their age and physical strength and that childhood and youth are protected against exploitation and against moral and material abandonment. The Women & Child Development  services in the last decades has sought to serve the development of women & children and rehabilitation needs of the people in this Union Territory, especially the financial upliftment of women. The Department of Women & Child Development is responsible for the implementation of Swayamsidha (Integrated Women Empowerment Programme). Through which Self Help Groups are formed in Islands to enhance the financial status of women.

 

            The Department has constituted Lakshadweep Women's Development Corporation for boosting the marketing and other employment facilities for unemployed women,Anganwadi Workers/Helpers Self Help Groups etc. Moreover, Women's/Vanitha Co-Operative Societies formed in islands/Blocks for marketing the products of Self Help Groups.  There are about 5000 women self employed under the scheme Swayamsidha/Integrated Women's Empowerment Programme(IWEP).     

The Department of Women & Child Development has been giving assistance to ICDS, Lakshadweep State Social Welfare Board, Lakshadweep Council for Child Welfare, Self Help GroupS(382) etc, functioning in the islands under the department of Women & Child Development. Besides 107 Anganwadi Centres run by the Department of Women & Child Development under ICDS.  The Lakshadweep State Social Welfare Board and Lakshadweep Council for Child Welfare functioning in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep with 3 counseling Centres   and 4 Crèches in various islands in addition to 13 Crèches run by the Lakshadweep State Council for Child Welfare.

 

As per the Juvenile Justice Act ( for protection and care of children) in need., Juvenile Justice Board, Child welfare Committee Juvenile Police Unit etc are functioning for which no separate staff are yet  not in position.  Now the department has signed MOU with the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the Administrator Union Territory of Lakshadweep for implementing Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) A District Child  Protection Society has been formed and under registration. Required staff are to be get sanctioned from the Ministry for which proposal was submitted. The Department of Women & Child Development has been implementing the Supplementary Nutrition Programme which is an item under the New 20 point Programme. Additional honorarium to Anganwadi workers / helpers are being paid at the rate of Rs.800/- and Rs.500/- per month respectively by the Administration for carrying out various Developmental programmes of the Department in addition to their normal duties. The Department is also providing buildings, play materials, furniture etc., to the above centres. The Nutrition component for the above centres is also provided by the Department. Supplementary Nutrition Programme has been transferred to the Village (Dweep) Panchayat for implementation as per Lakshadweep Panchayat Regulation. The amount required for the purpose is being released to them by means of Grant in aid.

 

For the proper implementation of the welfare / development/empowerment programmes it is necessary to equip the people concerned with awareness and necessary knowledge to discharge their functions properly through Seminars, meetings, exhibitions, workshops, counseling programmes etc. through the Anganwadi net work as envisaged by Government of India, Ministry of Women & Child Development and as per the New Twenty Programme of the Govt. of India.

 

            Various Acts like Domestic Violence Act against women-2005 Dowry Prohibition Act, Child Marriage Prohibition Act etc are also under implementation by this department. A new budget head has been opened for implementing the new scheme proposed by the Ministry of Women and Child Development viz Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana(IGMSY).  Similarly a comprehensive   scheme SABLA(Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG)  in place of National Programme for Adolescent Girls(NPAG) and Kishori Shakthi Yojna(KSY) is incorporated in the Annual Plan vide  Ministry's   letter No.6/12/2010- RGSEAGE dated 27.09.2010.

A Capital Head has  also been  crated under Major Head 4235 capital Outlay on Social Security and Welfare 02 Social Welfare 103 Women's Welfare 00 Construction of Working Women's Hostel, Children's Park 00 00 53 Major Works  in consultation with Finance & Accounts of the Administration of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep ` 225.00 lakh has been earmarked for construction/ land compensation etc. construction of Children's Park, Construction/ Modification of Working Women's Hostel, Construction of Anganwadi Centres and Construction of Multipurpose Building etc. are included in the Annual Plan 2010-2011. 

 

 

III. OUTLAY AT A GLANCE       :

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Name of the Scheme

XIth Plan

2007-12

Annual Plan 2011-12

Proposed

Outlay

ACA,

if any

Total

1

Bal Udhyan & Recreation Centre

101.25

0.75

0.00

0.75

2

Grant  in Aid to Panchayat & LSSWB & creating infrastructural facilities for the Development of Women and Child Development

215.50

20.75

0.00

20.75

3

Women Welfare Programme

232.20

76.50

0.00

76.50

4

Women Welfare Organization of awareness camp in the islands

77.50

22.00

0.00

22.00

Total

626.45

120.00

0.00

120.00

 

IV. DETAILS OF SCHEMES      :

 

1. Scheme No.                          : 3201

 

2. Name of the schemes          : Bal-Udhyan and Recreation Centre

 

3. Whether continuing or new     : Continuing

 

4. Objectives of the scheme (Separately for each component)

 

This scheme is proposed to provide infrastructural facilities such as recreation centre / children's park to Children who are confined to the tribal surrounding of these islands.  The Administration has constructed five children's parks in Lakshadweep during the Xth plan and play materials were also provided by the Department.  On the basis of the  direction of working group meeting of Annual Plan (2007-08) held at New  Delhi on 4th April 2007 vide their letter No.M-13048/34 (LD)/2006-SP.Co the existing 5 Children's Parks under Bal Udhyan and Recreation Centers are transferred to Non Plan from 2009-2010 onwards. The proposal for new construction of Children's Park in remaining Islands will be carried out in the Plan Scheme.  Land compensation/land rent is to be paid to private land owners for the construction of parks.  After construction the parks will be transferred to concerned Village (Dweep) Panchayat for maintenance. Regular maintenance of the Parks is also to be carried out. Basic objective of the scheme for the year 2010-2011 are:

 

  1. Construction of Children's Park in remaining islands and providing play materials
  2. Land compensation, rent etc; for the construction of Park/construction of Anganwadi, Buildings/ Establishment of model Anganwadi in islands.
  3. Construction/Conversion of Children's Park to Technology Park
  4. Probation and allied services

 

a) (Component Name)                : Construction of children's park in remaining islands and providing play materials

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : Construction of Children's Parks: It is proposed to construct children's Park in the islands where there are no Parks available for the children.  Construction of Children's Park at Andrott & Kadmat is proposed during 2010-2011. But it was not materialized. 80% of the land compensation was provided in the case of Children's park at Kadmat.   New play materials/ beautification of Park will also be provided for the newly constructed parks. Hence previous proposal for construction of Children's park will be carried out during 2011-2012. Construction/Conversion of Children's Park to Technology Park as desired by Govt. of India, Ministry of Women and Child Development is a new Scheme.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    :

 

b) (Component Name)               : Land compensation, rent etc. for construction of Park/ Anganwadi Buildings/ Establishment of model Anganwadi in islands

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : As above

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    :

 

c) (Component Name)                : Construction/Conversion of Children's Park to Technology Park

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : As above

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    :

 

d) (Component Name)               : Probation and allied services

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : As above

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    :

 

5. Proposed out lay for Annual Plan 2011-2012 : ` 0.75 Lakhs

 

6. Target achievement during previous Annual Plan 2010-2011                                                    

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Item/ Component

Unit

Physical

Financial

Target

Achi.

Target

Achi.

1

Construction of Children's Park

No

2

2

70.00

70.00

2

GIA to Panchayat for operation/ Technology park

No's

1

2

0.05

0.05

Total

 

 

 

70.05

70.05

 

7. Target for Annual Plan 2011-2012 (Component as above)

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Item/ Component

Unit

Phy.

Target

Financial Target

Amount

Major

Head

Minor

Head

Object

Head

Rev

Cap

Total

1

Posts

Nos

4

2235

02200

110001

0.40

 

0.40

2

Grant to Panchayat for  operation of Park

Nos

1

2235

02198

010031

0.05

 

0.05

3

Construction of Children's Park

Nos

1

4235

02103

030053

 

0.30

0.30

Total

 

 

 

 

 

0.45

0.30

0.75

 

8.  Post                        :

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Designation

Pay

Band

Grade

Pay

Filled

Vacant

Proposed

No

Amt

No

Amt

No

Amt

1

Probation officer

9300-34800

4600

 

 

 

 

1

0.10

2

 Social worker

9300-34800

4200

 

 

 

 

1

0.10

3

LD clerk

5200-20200

1900

 

 

 

 

1

0.10

4

MSE

5200-20200

1800

 

 

 

 

1

0.10

Total

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

0.40

 

9. Summary of Expenditure

(` in Lakhs)

Year

Estt.

GIA to

Panchayat

Other

GIA

Subsidy

Loan

Bldg.

Other than

Loan & Bldg.

Total

2011-12

0.40

0.05

 

 

 

0.30

 

0.75

 

10.  Foreign Exchange               : Nil

 

11. Remarks                              : Nil

 

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1. Scheme No.                          : 3202

 

2. Name of the schemes          : Grant in Aid to Panchayat & LSSWB & creating infrastructural facilities for the Development of Women and Child Development

 

3. Whether continuing or new     : Continuing

 

4. Objectives of the scheme (Separately for each component)

 

Additional Honorarium for Anganwadi Workers/ Helpers is enhanced by the Administrator for the additional work carried by them.  Addl. Honorarium to Anganwadi Workers/ Helpers are being provided through Grant-in-aid to Village (Dweep) Panchayat and LSSWB.

 

To create infrastructural facilities to Anganwadi Centres and Balwadi Centres new furniture's have to be provided.  Moreover, 87 Anganwadi Centres are provided Computers and its accessories.  20 Anganwadi Centres; 8- ICDS Projects, one District Cell for Kavaratti have to be computerized during 2010-2011. Data Entry Operators are proposed to be engaged on a consolidated amount @ `8000/- Per month. 21 Nos. of DEOS are proposed to be engaged during Annual Plan 2011-2012. Construction of Anganwadi Centres and Multipurpose building etc. will be carried out in Annual Plan.

 

  1. Providing Play materials/pre school materials to Anganwadi Centers
  2. Providing GIA to DP for the payment of   Addl. Honorarium / to Anganwadi workers / helpers
  3. Computerization/Digitization of ICDS and Anganwadi Centres.

 

a) (Component Name)                : GIA to LSSWB for Addl. Honorarium to Creche Workers Helpers

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : Consequent on transfer of Anganwadi Centres to VDP and implementation of Supplementary Nutrition Programme to Dist. Panchayat, additional remuneration paid to Anganwadi workers/ helpers are also to be transferred to Dist. Panchayat and Village (Dweep) Panchayat.  Additional Honorarium to Anganwadi Workers/ Helpers was enhanced by the Administrator for the Additional work assigned to them.  Therefore grant in aid for meeting the expenditure on additional remuneration for above workers are also to be released to Village (Dweep) Panchayat.  Similarly Additional Honorairum to Creche Workers Helpers are being provided through GIA to LSSWB/ LCCW.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and financial targets fixed during 2009-2010 are anticipated

 

b) (Component Name)               : Pre-school equipments/ furniture/ Computer/ play kids to Angawadi Centres  etc.

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : The Department has to supplement programme by way of providing play materials/ pre-school equipments to Anganwadi Centre under ICDS & Crèches functioning under LSSWB/ LCCW respectively.   To crate in fractural facilities to Anganwadi Centres Balwadi Centre etc. new furniture's have to be provided.  Moreover 8 ICDS projects one each in all island/ CD Block District Cell for Kavaratti has to be provided necessary furniture during the Annual Plan 2010-2011.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and financial targets fixed during 2009-2010 are anticipated

 

c) (Component Name)                : Providing GIA to DP for the payment of Additional Honorarium to Anganwadi workers/ helper

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : Consequent on transfer of Anganwadi Centres to VDP and implementation of Supplementary Nutrition Programme to Dist. Panchayat, additional remuneration paid to Anganwadi workers/ helpers are also to be transferred to Dist. Panchayat and Village (Dweep) Panchayat.  Additional Honorarium to Anganwadi Workers/ Helpers was enhanced by the Administrator for the Additional work assigned to them.  Therefore grant in aid for meeting the expenditure on additional remuneration for above workers are also to be released to Village (Dweep) Panchayat.  Similarly Additional Honorairum to Creche Workers Helpers are being provided through GIA to LSSWB/ LCCW.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and financial targets fixed during 2009-2010 are anticipated

 

d) (Component Name)               : Construction of 5 Nos of Anganwadies at Andrott, 1 at Kiltan 2 at Kadmat and 2 at Kavaratti

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : As conveyed by the Administrator, U.T. of Lakshadweep in the working group meeting of Planning Commission held on 24-3-2008, permanent building for Anganwadi Centres have to be provided by Constructing pucca building for Anganwadi Centres in phases. 10 Anganwadi Centres per year will be the target for construction/ procurement of land. Out of 107 Anganwadi Centres, 18 Anganwadi centers have been provided permanent building. As such, constructions of 10 buildings are proposed during the annual plan period in the following manner: 5 at Andrott, 1 at Kiltan 2 at Kadmat and 2 at Kavaratti, according to the availability of land.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and financial targets fixed during 2009-2010 are anticipated

 

e) (Component Name)                : Computerization of Angawnadi Centres/ providing internet conn-ection & procurement of computers & accessories, maintenance, etc.

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : As a part of digitalization of ICDS and computerization of Anganwadi Centres in islands, 107 Nos of Anganwadi Centres with 8 ICDS Project and one District Cell of ICDS are to be digitized.  107 Anganwadi Centres 9 Women and Child Development Units are provided computers and its peripherals including computer furniture LAN-extenders UPS, etc.  The beneficiaries of Anganwadi Centres are 0-3 years children, pre-school children, Adolescent girls, SHG members, mothers, etc.  The main objective is to function each Anganwadi Centres as grass-root level Community information Centres, which will boost up the knowledge of computer, browsing of internet facility to know the up dated information and to give full awareness about ICDS scheme and services being provided by Anganwadi Workers through Anganwadi Centres.  It is also intents to develop the knowledge of Women Community in the field of information technology by providing internet facility to all AWCs by procuring BSNL VSAT/ USWAN. 107 Anganwadi Centres, 9 ICDS Projects, 1 District Cell in the Department of Women and Child Development are proposed to be digitally integrated by providing Internet facilities. A Monitoring Information System (MIS) was developed by the NIC and LITSS for digitizing the datas of ICDS and Anganwadi Centres.  In the first phase 3 Data Entry Operators are agreed to be engaged for the 16 Anganwadi Centres at Kavaratti on a consolidated amount @ Rs 8000/- per month and one DEO will be responsible for 5 Anganwadi centers. Remaining 21 DEOs are proposed to be engaged during 2011-2012 for all remaining islands.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and financial targets fixed during 2009-2010 are anticipated

 

f) (Component Name)                : Construction of Multipurpose Building at Kalpeni and Andrott

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : Government of India, Ministry of Women and Child Development have sanctioned 8 more ICDS projects in addition to the existing ICDS Project at Kavaratti.  Moreover, a District Cell of ICDS has also been sanctioned.  Accommodation of the staff to the above projects, District Cell and buildings for functioning Women's Cooperative Societies in islands/ CD Blocks have to be constructed in each islands for functioning of Women and Child Development units/ ICDS, Women's Co-Operative Society etc. in one building in a phased manner.  In the first phase a double storied buildings (multipurpose building) have proposed to construct at Kalpeni and Andrott during this plan period. Such building will be constructed in all the islands according to the availability of land

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and financial targets fixed during 2009-2010 are anticipated

 

5. Proposed out lay for Annual Plan 2011-2012 : ` 20.75 Lakhs

 

6. Target achievement during previous Annual Plan 2010-2011                                                    

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Item/ Component

Unit

Physical

Financial

Target

Achi.

Target

Achi.

1

Pre School equipments/ furniture to AW/ Balawadies Etc

Nos

117

117

0.05

0.10

2

Computerization of digitalization of ICDS,Anganwadi centres

Nos

20

20

8.00

8.00

3

GIA to LSSWB for additional honorarium to Balawadi/ Crech helpers

Nos

10

10

0.50

0.50

4

Providing Grant-in-aid to DP for payment of Addl. Honorarium to Anganwadi workers/ Helpers

Nos

214

214

20.05

20.05

5

Construction of  Anganwadi centre

Nos

1

1

54.85

54.85

6

Construction of Multi purpose building at Kalpeni, Androth and Kavaratti

Nos

3

3

0.05

0.05

Total

 

 

 

83.50

83.55

 

7. Target for Annual Plan 2011-2012 (Component as above)

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Item/ Component

Unit

Phy.

Target

Financial Target

Amount

Major

Head

Minor

Head

Object

Head

Rev

Cap

Total

1

Pre school equipments/ furniture to AW/ Creche Centre etc

Nos

As

Req.

2235

02200

110050

0.10

 

0.10

2

Computerization & digitalization of ICDS, Anganwadi Cetres

Nos

21

2235

02200

110050

0.10

 

0.10

3

GIA to LSSWB/ LCCW for additional honorarium to Crech Workers/ helpers

Nos

15

2235

02800

040031

0.50

 

0.50

4

 Providing Grant in Aid to VDP for payment of Addl Honorarium to Anganwadi Workers/ Helpres

Nos

174

2235

02198

010031

20.05

 

20.05

5

Construction of Anganwadi Centres

Nos

10

4235

02103

030053

 

 

0.00

6

Construction of Multipurpose Building at Kalpeni, Androth & Kavaratti

Nos

 

4235

02103

030053

 

 

0.00

Total

 

 

 

 

 

20.75

0.00

20.75

 

8.  Post                        :

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Designation

Pay

Band

Grade

Pay

Filled

Vacant

Proposed

No

Amt

No

Amt

No

Amt

1

Nil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

 

 

 

0

0.00

 

9. Summary of Expenditure

(` in Lakhs)

Year

Estt.

GIA to

Panchayat

Other

GIA

Subsidy

Loan

Bldg.

Other than

Loan & Bldg.

Total

2011-12

 

20.05

0.50

 

 

 

0.20

20.75

 

10.  Foreign Exchange               : Nil

 

11. Remarks                              : Nil

 

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1. Scheme No.                          : 3203

 

2. Name of the schemes          : Women Welfare Programmes

 

3. Whether continuing or new     : Continuing

 

4. Objectives of the scheme (Separately for each component)

 

In the socio- economic milieu of the country, role of the women with overall content of Women Empowerment requires that they get their rightful share of the development plan and rightful role in the society.  One of the means to empower women is to raise their economic status. The stress is given for providing vocational training programmes to promote self employment & enable local women to take up income generating activities through Self Help Groups.  Short term training courses with locally available resources/ materials are being conducted to promote self employment among women.

 

The Department had to arrange training/ orientation courses for local women with the aim of making of value added qualitative products by starting production units based on coconut, fish and other local resource by availing financial assistance from financing agencies like Bank, NABARD, etc.

 

It is a fact that Lakshadweep is passing through rapid social changes due to the implementation of various development schemes in different fields.  But the tribal women are not able to avail the facilities fully due to lack of proper technical know how.   It is proposed to appoint 9 Lady Social workers by paying a monthly remuneration of ` 4000/- for encouraging local social workers in the islands and to organize supervise/monitor the Self Help Groups in islands.  The activities under the Scheme are:-

 

  1. Promoting self employment for women through Self Help Groups and remuneration for Lady Social Workers
  2. SWAYAMSIDHA Training Programme for promoting women welfare activities providing working capital, awareness programme etc to Self Help Group (Anganwadi Workers coordinate) in all islands by providing GIA to ICDS/ Women Co-operative Societies/ Lakshadweep Development Corporation
  3. Implementation of NORAD (SWALAMBAM) by providing GIA to ATI/ LSSWB
  4. Skill Development of SHGs; exposure visits to neighboring State and providing financial assistance for marketing facilities to Vanitha Coop Societies & UT level Women's Cooperative Society/ Lakshadweep Women's Development Corporation
  5. Financial Assistance for attractive packing for the selected products of SHGs
  6. Tailoring Unit/Beauty Parlor etc./ Working Capital and rent
  7. Celebration of National Important days/ Weeks

 

a) (Component Name)                : Promoting Self Employments for women through Self Help Groups & Providing Honorarium for Lady Social Workers

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : Department is providing monthly Honorarium to Lady social Workers for monitoring and supervision of functions of Self Help Groups formed and financed under Swayam sidha.  9 Lady Social Workers are appointed/ engaged in all most 10 islands by paying a monthly remuneration of Rs.2000/. From October 2009 onwards honorarium enhanced @ ` 4000/- by the Administrator on account of their work and also considering the untiring efforts to motivate local women of Lakshadweep islands in the field of Self employment.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and Financial target fixed in the previous Annual Plan 2010-2012 are anticipated

 

b) (Component Name)               : Training Programme for promoting Women Welfare/ Development and providing working capital, training assistance to Self Help Groups in islands by providing GIA to ICDS

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : The central grant for providing working capital and training assistance to Self Help Groups under SWAYAMSIDHA Scheme has been discontinued from last year onwards. Hence it is proposed to provide state grants for SHGs through ICDS.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and Financial target fixed in the previous Annual Plan 2010-2012 are anticipated

 

c) (Component Name)                : Implementation of NORAD/ SWALAMBAM by providing GIA to ATI/ LSSWB

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : As per the recommendations of the Working Group meeting vide letter No.M-13048/34(CD)/2005-SP.CO of GOI, Plg comm., Provision has been made to implement NORAD / SWALAMBAM Scheme in the XIth plan by providing GIA to ATI/ LSSWB.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and Financial target fixed in the previous Annual Plan 2010-2012 are anticipated

 

d) (Component Name)               : Working Capital/ rent to set up tailoring Unit/ Ladies Beauty Parlor.

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : Department of Women & Child Development has proposed to hire suitable building for running for the tailoring units/ Ladies Beauty Parlors, etc. in islands to facilitate the trained local women of SHGs under Swayamsidha for providing self employment.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and Financial target fixed in the previous Annual Plan 2010-2012 are anticipated

 

e) (Component Name)                : Skill Development of SHGs; exposure visits to other state/ providing financial assistance for marketing facilities to Vanitha Coop Societies & UT level Women's Cooperative Society/ Panchayat

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : The Department proposes to encourage Self Help Groups in deferent ways to promote self employment among local women as a part of which skill development is required.  The selected group is to be get in touch with well established groups in mainland for knowing innovative techniques/ knowledge for promoting their products and also for good marketing etc.  Exposure visits are to be conducted to get acquaintance of such groups at mainland.  To arrange such programmes Financial Assistance is required.  A nominal provision has been made in the state plan for promoting such activities through LSSWB and Women's Cooperative Societies, Vanitha Cooperative Societies.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and Financial target fixed in the previous Annual Plan 2010-2012 are anticipated

 

f) (Component Name)                : Financial Asst. for attractive packing for selected products of SHGs

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            :  In the modern scenario to selling of a product is based on its presentation and its attractive packing to compete the products in the Global markets. The products lacking the above quality of presentation will not get proper marketing. This will question the existence of group. Hence the products should be more appealing to attract the customers. Therefore attractive packing of commodities, advertisement through Medias etc are required.  To achieve the same the Department proposes to provide Financial Assistance and training by experts from mainland to SHGs formed under Swayamsidha by the department.  A nominal provision is to be earmarked for packing/marketing/trainining and providing of packing materials. Only 7 islands have been provided packing/ sealing machine, Weighing machine, furniture etc.  Suitable buildings have to be identified with minimum rent rate for running Packing units in islands.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and Financial target fixed in the previous Annual Plan 2010-2012 are anticipated

 

g) (Component Name)               : Celebration of National Important Days

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : Celebration of National Important Days like International Women's Day, Universal Children's Day, Nutrition Week, Girl Child Day, Brest Feeding Week, ICDS Day and Non-violence Day are to be celebrated yearly by conducting various Women Welfare Programme, Seminars, awareness Programme etc. Directions from Ministry are received then and there to celebrate the days in a befitting manner.  But there may not be financial provision to meet the expenditure in connection with.  To avoid the embarrassing situation, the Department proposes to earmark a nominal provision to meet the same in the Annual Plan.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and Financial target fixed in the previous Annual Plan 2010-2012 are anticipated

 

h) (Component Name)                : Supplementary Nutrition under ICDS

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : 2005-2006 onwards Government of India decided to provide Central Assistance to all State/UTs for Supplementary Nutrition (50%of the cost of norms or 50% of actual expenditure incurred) whichever is less.  Now Government of India, Ministry of Women and Child Development enhanced/ modified the unit rate/cost of SNP beneficiaries.  Accordingly 50% of State share is included in the SNP.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and Financial target fixed in the previous Annual Plan 2010-2012 are anticipated

 

5. Proposed out lay for Annual Plan 2011-2012 : ` 76.50 Lakhs

 

6. Target achievement during previous Annual Plan 2010-2011                                                    

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Item/ Component

Unit

Physical

Financial

Target

Achi.

Target

Achi.

1

Honorarium to Lady Social Workers

Nos

9

9

4.50

4.50

2

SWAYAMSIDHA Training programme for promoting women welfare activities providing capital and training assistance to Self Help Group in all islands by providing GIA to ICDS

Nos

9

9

10.00

10.00

3

Implementation of NORAD (SWALAMBAM) by providing GIA to ATI/ LSSWB conducting vocational training for Women &

Nos

2

2

10.00

10.00

4

Coir twisting/ Tailoring unit/Beauty parlor in islands/ Working capital and rent

Nos

3

3

10.65

10.65

5

Skilled Development of SHGs,through exposure visit to other state/providing financial assistance for marketing facilities to Vanitha Co.op Socities GIA to LSSWB

Nos

363

363

4.25

4.25

6

Financial Asst. for attractive packing for the selected products of SHGs

Nos

100

100

7.50

7.50

7

Supplementary Nutrition under ICDS GIA to DP

Nos

1

1

6.85

6.85

8

National Importance day

Nos

10

10

27.50

27.50

9

Modification/ Construction of Working Women's Hostel

Nos

1

0

0.10

0.00

Total

 

 

 

81.35

81.25

 

 

7. Target for Annual Plan 2011-2012 (Component as above)

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Item/ Component

Unit

Phy.

Target

Financial Target

Amount

Major

Head

Minor

Head

Object

Head

Rev

Cap

Total

1

Honorarium to Lady Social Workers

Nos

9

2235

02200

110050

4.40

 

4.40

2

Coir twisting/ Tailoring unit/ Beauty parlor in islands/ Working capital and rent

Nos

3

2235

02200

110050

10.65

 

10.65

3

Financial Asst. for attractive packing for the selected products of SHGs/ Setting up of packing units/ providing infrastructure etc.

Nos

2

2235

02200

110050

2.85

 

2.85

4

National Importance day

Nos

10

2235

02200

110050

27.50

 

27.50

5

 SWAYAMSIDHA Training programme for promoting women welfare activities providing capital and training assistance to Self Help Group in all islands by providing GIA to ICDS

Nos

9

2235

02800

040031

10.00

 

10.00

6

Implementation of NORAD(SWALAMBAM) by providing GIA to ATI/LSSWB conducting vocational training for Women & Adolescent Girls 

Nos

2

2235

02800

040031

10.00

 

10.00

7

Skilled Development of SHGs, through exposure visit to other state/ providing financial assistance for marketing facilities to Vanitha Co.op Societies GIA to LSSWB

Nos

363

2235

02800

040031

4.25

 

4.25

8

Supplementary Nutrition under ICDS GIA to DP

Nos

1

2235

02800

040031

6.85

 

6.85

Total

 

 

 

 

 

76.50

0.00

76.50

 

8.  Post                        :

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Designation

Pay

Band

Grade

Pay

Filled

Vacant

Proposed

No

Amt

No

Amt

No

Amt

1

Nil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

 

 

 

0

0.00

 

9. Summary of Expenditure

(` in Lakhs)

Year

Estt.

GIA to

Panchayat

Other

GIA

Subsidy

Loan

Bldg.

Other than

Loan & Bldg.

Total

2011-12

 

 

31.10

 

 

 

45.40

76.50

 

10.  Foreign Exchange               : Nil

 

11. Remarks                              : Nil

 

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1. Scheme No.                          : 3204

 

2. Name of the schemes          : Women Welfare-Organizing of Awareness camp in islands

 

3. Whether continuing or new     : Continuing

 

4. Objectives of the scheme (Separately for each component)

 

The department successfully organized counseling classes awareness programmes in all islands through Anganwadi Centres from various disciplines from mainland besides the resource persons from islands during Xth the plan period.  This has increased attendance of women in hospitals for hospitalized delivery, immunization of   children, and adoption of other preventive measures.  To promote the above, seminars, counseling sessions etc. are to be conducted in the islands Basic objective of the scheme for the year 2010-2011 is

 

  1. Seminar on Women and Child Welfare/ Development
  2. Pre-marital/counseling/ awareness camp/ Programme in islands
  3. Documentation of activities of ICDS and other services/procurement of LCD project to all ICDS project GIA to ICDS
  4. Repair/Modification/ Construction of Working Women's Hostel

 

a) (Component Name)                : Seminar on Women and Child Welfare/ Development

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

ii) Description of the component            : The schemes for conducting seminars, exhibition  etc in the islands to make the people aware of the problems of health, nutrition,  sanitation safe drinking water, political/ social and legal awareness.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and financial target fixed in the previous Annual Plan 2010-2011 are anticipated

 

b) (Component Name)               : Pre- marital/counseling/ awareness camp/ Programme in islands

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : To impart proper training and guidance required among Adolescent Girls and young Women to bring up   their wards in a proper and healthy manner.  Counseling by experts from mainland for imparting both pre marital and post marital are required.  To conduct camps and awareness generation Programme through counseling a provision has been made.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and financial target fixed in the previous Annual Plan 2010-2011 are anticipated

 

c) (Component Name)                : Documentation of activities of ICDS & other services/ procurement of LCD projectors to all ICDS project

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : For crating awareness among General public especially among local women and adolescent girls, the department propose to conduct campaigns through slide projection and through various documentary films. The coverage of progrmmes being conduct by the department of Women and Child Development and keeping the files in a proper way.  Digital camera is  also necessary  in all the islands.  LCD projector, digital Camera and other related paraphernalia's are required.  The same is to be procured and supplied in all the islands.  Approximate provision is to be earmarked in the Annual Plan.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and financial target fixed in the previous Annual Plan 2010-2011 are anticipated

 

d) (Component Name)               : Expansion/ Construction of Working Women's Hostel

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : The Department is running a Working Women's Hostel in the capital island Kavaratti with a capacity of 10 beds.  It is properly utilized by unaccompanied Working Women staying at Kavratti.  The requirement for admission is much more than the capacity of the Hostel; because in the changed scenario women employees are more than their counterparts.  In the coming     years also it is expected that the women employees will surpass the mail employees.  To accommodate and to provide them shelter the department proposes to expand the capacity of the existing Working Women's Hostel from 10-50 beds as advised by the Administrator.

 

            Considering the changing scenario as stated above, concentration of women employees are more in other islands also.  Being the biggest and highly populated island the department proposes to construct a Working Women's Hostel at Andrott during the Plan period.  Such Hostels will be constructed in other islands also in a phased manner. During this plan period   the, Department proposes to construct a Women's Hostel at Andrott with 30 beds capacity in the initial stage.   One or two rooms in this hostel can be utilized as a shelter home for abandoned and destitute ladies/women and children as a Short Stay Home.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Achievement of Physical and financial target fixed in the previous Annual Plan 2010-2011 are anticipated

 

5. Proposed out lay for Annual Plan 2011-2012 : ` 22.00 Lakhs

 

6. Target achievement during previous Annual Plan 2010-2011                                                    

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Item/ Component

Unit

Physical

Financial

Target

Achi.

Target

Achi.

1

Seminar on Women and Child Welfare

Nos

10

10

10.00

10.00

2

Premarital marital/ Counseling/ Awareness camp/ programme in islands 

Nos

10

10

9.00

9.00

3

Documentation of activities of ICDS and other services/ procurement of LCD project to all ICDS project GIA to ICDS

Nos

9

9

5.10

5.10

Total

 

 

 

24.10

24.10

 

7. Target for Annual Plan 2011-2012 (Component as above)

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Item/ Component

Unit

Phy.

Target

Financial Target

Amount

Major

Head

Minor

Head

Object

Head

Rev

Cap

Total

1

Seminar on Women and Child Welfare

Nos

10

2235

02200

110050

10.00

 

10.00

2

Premarital marital/ Counseling/ Awareness camp/ programme in islands 

Nos

10

2235

02200

110050

9.00

 

9.00

3

Documentation of activities of ICDS and other services/ procurement of LCD project to all ICDS project GIA to ICDS

Nos

1

2235

02800

040031

3.00

 

3.00

4

Modification/ construction of Working Women's Hostel

Nos

Nil

4235

02103

030053

 

0.00

0.00

Total

 

 

 

 

 

22.00

0.00

22.00

 

8.  Post                        :

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Designation

Pay

Band

Grade

Pay

Filled

Vacant

Proposed

No

Amt

No

Amt

No

Amt

1

Nil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

 

 

 

0

0.00

 

9. Summary of Expenditure

(` in Lakhs)

Year

Estt.

GIA to

Panchayat

Other

GIA

Subsidy

Loan

Bldg.

Other than

Loan & Bldg.

Total

2011-12

 

 

3.00

 

 

 

19.00

22.00

 

10.  Foreign Exchange               : Nil

 

11. Remarks                              : Nil

 

 

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