Trade Related Entrepreneurship Development Assistance Scheme (TREAD) envisages economic empowerment of women.

There is a provision of Govt of India Grant upto 30% of Loan/credit sanctioned subject to maximum ceiling of 30 Lakhs to NGOs as appraised by Lending Institutes/Banks for undertaking capacity building activities such as Training, counselling, Participation in exhibitions, establishment of new SHGs etc and other components as approved by Bank/Steering Committee.

The focus of the scheme is to promote self-employment and income generation activities for women mostly from SHG groups in non-farm sector.

(Adapted from PIB)