Lakhpati Didi Yojana: Modi Government Will Make 3 Crore Women ‘Lakhpati’

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Lakhpati Didi Yojana 2024: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is running Lakhpati Didi Yojana to make the country’s women self-reliant. This is an ambitious scheme of the Central Government to promote women’s empowerment.

On the occasion of the 77th Independence Day, PM Modi had said from the ramparts of the Red Fort that taking women’s power forward has been our aim from the beginning. Our target is to create 2 crore Lakhpati Didis. However, the Modi government has decided to increase the target of the Lakhpati Didi Scheme from 2 crore to 3 crore in the Interim Budget 2024.

In this article, we will tell you what is Lakhpati Didi Scheme. How will women become Lakhpati? And what are the benefits of Lakhpati Yojana? So let’s know about it…

What is the Lakhpati Didi Scheme?

The government had launched Lakhpati Didi Yojana to empower economically deprived women. Under this, the government provides interest-free financial assistance of up to Rs 1-5 lakh to eligible women to start their own businesses (Women Entrepreneurship).

Along with this, the government provides them with better market support. Through this scheme, the government aims to make women self-reliant, provide them employment, improve their lifestyle and increase their income.

To avail of the benefits of this scheme, women must be associated with a self-help group. At present, there are about 83 lakh self-help groups in the country. About 9 crore women are associated with them.

1 Crore Women will Become Millionaires

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made this big announcement while presenting the interim Budget 2024. According to this, now 3 crore women in the country will be given the benefits of the Lakhpati Didi Scheme.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in the Budget 2024 Speech that till now 1 crore women in the country have got the benefit of the Lakhpati Didi Scheme. Initially, the target was set to benefit 2 crore women through this scheme, which has now been increased to 3 crore.

How will Women Become Millionaires?

Under Lakhpati Didi Yojana, women are taught many types of skills including making LED bulbs. During training, women are also given tips to start their own business.

In which information about business plans, marketing, budgets, savings and investment is given through workshops to provide information about the financial sector. Along with this, the use of technology including digital banking services, mobile wallet and phone banking is also explained.

What Benefits under the Lakhpati Didi Scheme?

Under Lakhpati Didi Yojana, women associated with women’s self-help groups are given financial and skill development training by the government. Due to this, she becomes financially independent. Through this, they get help in increasing their income. Due to this, she can become a millionaire.

Let us tell you that ‘Lakhpati Didi‘ are those women who are capable of earning at least Rs 1 lakh annually. The Central Government‘s Lakhpati Didi scheme has helped one crore women to become Lakhpati Didi.