The Department of Women and Child Development came into existence w.e.f. Jan 1992. Earlier Mahila Mandal Scheme was being implemented by the Directorate of Development & Panchyat Haryana. This scheme was trasferred from the said department on 1.4.1992. under the scheme of promotion and strengthening of Mahila Mandals, about 6714 registered Mahila Mandals have been formed at the village level with a view to raise economic status of women, create awareness and guide them regarding various programmes / schemes being run by the Govt. for their welfare.
The Hon'ble Chief Minister Haryana on the eve of the empowerment of Women on 8-4-2006 announced an amout of Rs 5000/- per Mahila Mandal for exposure visit to all 6714 Mahila Mandals in the state.
The following funds are spent under this head :-
1. Mahila Mandal Sammelan Scheme - Rs 15000/- Per District
2. Incentive Award to Mahila Mandal - Rs 16000/- Per District
3. Inter State Study tours for Mahila Mandals - Rs 5000/- per Mahila Mandal.
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