The Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra (PMMSK) Scheme was approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs for a period of 3 years i.e., 2017-18 to 2019-2020. It was a result of the expansion of the schemes of the Ministry of Women and Child Development under the umbrella scheme “Mission for Protection and Empowerment for Women”
Overview of Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra Scheme
|Name||Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra Scheme|
|Also known as||PMMSK|
|Launch by||PM Narendra Modi|
|Nodal Ministry||Ministry of Women and Child Development|
|Sector||Central sector scheme|
Objective of Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra Scheme
The PMMSK Scheme will empower rural women through community participation to create an environment in which they realise their full potential.
PMMSKs will be set up across 115 most backward districts of the country in order to reach out to rural women and facilitate health, nutrition, skill development, employment, digital literacy, etc.
FAQs Frequently Asked Questions
Question- When will PMMSK be discontinued?
Answer- 2022 onwards PMMSK discontinued.