Back to Work’ Scheme for Women



Jaipur, November 30. The State Government has come up with ‘Back to Work’ scheme for working women have to quit jobs to take care of their family after marriage and some other reasons. Women of such category who had left jobs will be provided jobs again or will get opportunity to work from home with the help of the private sector. Chief Minister Mr Ashok Gehlot has given approval for the scheme.

Under this scheme, a target has been set to provide jobs to 15,000 women in the next three years. Priority will be given to widow, abandoned, divorced and victims of violence. Women who are not able to go to the workplace will be provided the opportunity of Work from Home. The facility of Single Window System will be developed through the Directorate of Women Empowerment and CSR organizations to provide employment opportunities to women who are interested in coming back to work. Besides this, skill training will also be provided through RKCL.

Applications will be invited from the target category of women on the portal of partner agencies/CSR organizations or through application software for the implementation of the scheme on a pilot project basis. Based on the category wise database of the registered women on the online portal, the work of linking the women with employment in the private sector will be done by the CSR organization. If required, the training facility for re-skilling/up-skilling will also be provided to the targeted category women registered on the online portal. The updation of the same will be done on the portal. A monitoring committee will be constituted for the effective implementation of the scheme.

It is noteworthy that Chief Minister Mr Ashok Gehlot had made announcement regarding ‘Back to Work’ scheme during his reply after the discussion of the Finance and Appropriation Bill in Budget 2021-22.