|Definition||:||Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas|
|Category||:||Governmental » Policies & Programs|
What does DWCRA mean?
Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (DWCRA) is one of the sub-scheme of Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP) introduced in 1982 at district level. The primary objective of the scheme is to focus attention on the women members of rural families below the poverty line to provide them the opportunities of self-employment on a sustained basis.