The objective of the scheme is to extend financial assistance in the form of grants to women self-help groupsof tea tribes’ communityto be utilized for taking up income generation activities towards enhancement of their family incomes and livelihoods.
The physical target depends upon the annual allocation of fund for the scheme and the rate of grants being decided by the SLAC.
Name of the Implementing Agency
Directorate for Welfare of Tea & Ex-Tea Garden Tribes.
a) The Self Help Groups (SHGs) shall comprise of minimum 10 - 20 members.
b) The SHGs should have a Bank account with joint-signatory provision.
Criteria for Selection of Beneficiary
The Sub-Divisional Beneficiary Selection Committee shall select the SHGs based on the following criteria:
Monitoring of the Scheme
The monitoring of progress and implementation of the scheme will be done through SDWOs who, in turn, report to the Directorate for Welfare of Tea & Ex-Tea Garden Tribes, Assam.
Maintenance of Records and Monitoring
The Director maintains proper records with APR of the Institutions.
Submission of Progress Report
The Director submits the progress report to the Government
Submission of Utilization Certificate
The Directorate submits the utilization certificate to the Government in time.
Audit by the AG (Audit), Assam
Mandatory Audit by the AG (Audit) Assam is conducted for the implementation of the scheme for which the Tea Tribes Welfare Department ensures the regular and timely audit of the accounts of the Director, Welfare of Tea & Ex-Tea Garden Tribes, Assam by the AG (Audit), Assam.
Targeted Period of Completion
31st March of each financial year.