With the aim of motivating women for self-employment and making them self-reliant, the UP government is running the BC (Banking Correspondent) Sakhi scheme. In this, women can earn by becoming bank agents. For this, they will also get additional commission from the bank. To join this scheme, the applicant has to fill the form. The selected woman will get its benefit.
By becoming bank sakhi, women will have to go from house to house and tell them about banking facilities. Especially the people of rural areas will have to be told about the new technology and its benefits. In the initial phase, 4 thousand rupees will be received every month from the government. Later they will also get a separate commission. By which she can earn more.
What is BC Sakhi Yojana
The objective of BC Sakhi Yojana is to make women empowered and self-reliant. This will also help in expansion of banking services. This scheme was started by the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath on 22 May 2020. In this, employment opportunities will be provided to the women of the state. Women will go door-to-door to provide banking services to people through digital resources and make money transactions easier. Bank friends will be given an amount of Rs 4,000 per month for 6 months. Apart from this, women will also get commission on transactions from the bank. Also, a stipend of Rs 1200 per month will be given for working as a group friend.
These facilities will be available
Desktop computer, laptop, POS machine, card reader, finger print reader, integrated equipment will be provided to BC Sakhi. Loan will also be provided to BC Sakhi without interest. Apart from this, they will be given a dress by the department.
plan joining process
To become a BC Sakhi, a woman must be a resident of Uttar Pradesh. Apart from this, the female applicant should be 10th pass. They should have the ability to learn and understand women banking services. You can apply online to join the scheme. For this download the BC Sakhi app from Google Play Store. Now enter your phone number. After doing this OTP will come. Register it by entering it. Now you have to click on Basic Profile, after that you have to enter all the information asked. In the next section you have to upload some necessary documents. Apart from this, you will be asked some questions related to Hindi grammar, maths and English in the app. These will be multiple choice. After ticking these, save it. If your application is accepted, you will be informed via message, app or phone.
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