500 crores Budget for “Mahila Shakti Kendra” at Village Level

mahila shakti kendras
Mukesh Jindal
Written by Mukesh Jindal

To strengthen the women empowerment and also to increase the presence of women in the development of Nation “Mahila Shakti Kendra” are going to set up at villages level. It was also very popular in the era of 90’s when Mahila Mandal trend was very popular at village level and it was working very efficiently with the groups of active women in the village. Now the word has changed from Mandal to Kendra’s. In General budget 2017-18 ministry of finance decided to invest 500 crores on 14 lakh Anganwadi Centres of India. It will empower the women of the remote or rural area. through this scheme, there will be the dissemination of awareness about the Health, nutrition, literacy, digitalization etc.
Mahila Shakti krndras
A skill development Training programme will enhance the mind and knowledge of women of rural society. More they will learn more the society will grow. Women are the major pillar of the family to educate, to expand, to instruct and to advise the family gently. Under this project for the welfare of children and women Govt. has tried to increased budget from Rs. 1,56,528 Crore to Rs. 1,84,632 Corers

Component of MSK

  • State level

At the state level, department of social welfare provides assistance for implementation of programmes through effective balance with the state or UT.

  • District level

At District Level, Centre for Women involved in to disseminate information of govt. programmes or policies like women helpline, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao etc.to spread more awareness at district and city/town level.

  • Block level

At the block level, Gram Panchayat level MSK will be strengthened will women force and expand policies and schemes at village level under the guidelines of deputy commissioner or Deputy magistrate of that area. at this level, it will help to empower every section of the society.

Mahila shakti kendras at village level


  • Empower the rural women of India.
  • Provide awareness, knowledge, and information about the govt. schemes.
  • Balance the sex ratio in the rural areas.
  • Strengthened women in the remote villages of India.
  • To utilize schemes and policies at every level of the society.

Significance and importance

  • To open Mahila Shakti Kendra in Distt, town, and villages will be really very fruitful to strengthening women empowerment in India.
  • More and more knowledge of the women will create a big change in our society.
  • Mahila Shakti Kendra will provide all the information.
  • It will help to increase literacy rate and approach digital technology to the masses of rural area.
  • Mahila Shakti Kendra will help to disseminate Health awareness in the villages through the volunteers.

500 crores budget for “Mahila Shakti Kendra”


To spread awareness programme and to implement all schemes up to a grassroots level of the society this technique is very important. It is directly connected with masses of villages, town or district.

About the author

Mukesh Jindal

Mukesh Jindal

My name is Mukesh Jindal, and I am from New Delhi, India. I am an engineer by profession. I am employed by an IT company in which I work. My topics of interest include technology, mobile, and apps.

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