Women entrepreneurs account for 70% of beneficiaries under Mudra Yojana



About 70 per cent of the beneficiaries under the Mudra Yojana are women entrepreneurs and a study suggests that this scheme has increased the economic power of women and their participation in social decisions, said President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday. Addressing the Parliament on Tuesday, she said women’s self-confidence has got a boost after the houses allotted under the PM Awas Yojana have been registered in their names. The President further highlighted that the Government-e-Marketplace (GeM) system for tenders and government procurement has carried transactions worth more than Rs 3 lakh crore so far. Read More

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