Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched the Mission Shakti Scooter Yojana for the members of self-help groups (SHGs) in the state.
The scheme will facilitate full interest subvention on bank loans up to Rs 1 lakh to the eligible women to purchase scooter of their choice.
On the inauguration day, as many as 15,000 Mission Shakti women received their scooters under this scheme.
Speaking on the occasion, the CM said, “Today marks a pivotal moment in the journey of empowerment of women. We have taken a significant stride towards supporting our mothers as they receive their Mission Shakti scooters. The State Government is providing a generous interest subvention of Rs 528 crore. Over 2 lakh Mission Shakti mothers and grassroots staff will benefit from this program, with more than 15,000 already receiving their scooters today.”