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KSWDC ties up with NSTFDC to provide financial aid to tribal

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

: The State Women's (KSWDC) has entered into a pact with the National Scheduled Tribes Finance and (NSTFDC) to provide more and empower tribal women.

The MoU in this regard was signed here Friday by NSTFDC and Managing Director, G and KSWDC Managing Director,

As per the MoU, NSTFDC will provide Rs 56 lakh for the welfare of tribal women.

This will promote the development of women from the tribal population, Bindu said.

The tie-up with KSWDC, which functions under the Women and Child Development Department, will reinvigorate the activities of the NSTFDC, its CMD said.

The KSWDC had distributed Rs 114 crore as loans in the last financial year through various agencies to women to start self-employment ventures and for their development.

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 11:55 IST