Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD today decided to hold public awareness programme in village-level to reach out people highlighting State Government’s welfare schemes.
The BJD Mahila Morcha will hold the programme between September 24 and 30 to make the women of the state aware about the initiatives taken by the BJD Government for their development.
“There are a lot of schemes for the welfare of women. Women SHGs get loan at 1 percent interest. This benefits 3 lakh women of the State. Besides, they get health assistance of Rs 7 lakh under the newly launched Biju Swasthya Kalyana Yojana. We will inform the women about such schemes and its benefits to people,” said BJD MLA Pramilla Mallick in a press conference at the party office here.