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597. 

Which state CM announced interest-free loans of up to Rs. 3 lakh for women self-help groups (WSHGs)?

[A]. Odisha
[B]. Maharashtra
[C]. Andra Pradesh
[D]. Jharkhand

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced interest-free loans of up to Rs. 3 lakh for women self-help groups (WSHGs) in the state. There are around six lakh WSHGs in Odisha. He stated the initiative will benefit about 70 lakh women. The chief minister also distributed financial assistance of Rs. 3,000 each to six lakh WSHGs as part of the state government's efforts to digitally empower women. During the convention, Mr. Patnaik launched a scheme to distribute Rs. 15,000 seed money per group to three lakh new self-help groups. The chief minister announced incentives of Rs. 500 per month for Anganwadi workers and Rs. 200 for helpers.

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