Program Component

The major components of the program are -

1- Grassroots Institution Building
2- Micro Finance services
3- Livelihood and Enterprise Development
4- Women Empowerment and Social Equity
5- Programme Management

Grass root Institution Building:

One of the prime objectives of the project was to build grass root level institutions Self Help Groups, to undertake solving the women’s issues at the village level involving local women and with the consensus amongst themselves. The program is facilitating the social and economic empowerment of around 206850 women by supporting 16498 SHGs in state. Regular meetings of the SHGs and intra-group savings and lending are important part of this empowerment. SHG based apex institutions are develop in line with the demand of the SHGs.
- Strong approach to Gram Sabha : Strong, confident and sustainable female voice in village. 

- Treatment of malnourished child In Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) 

- Awareness about legal rights 

- Water supply Management using solar energy and water taps Formation of Grain bank 

- Constriction of ponds and bori bandhan (Rain Water Harvesting) 

- Help and support to other departments 

Federation- The final apex body 60 Federations are formed at every location. The Federation have their own office building and Staff. All Federations are registered under ''The Society Registration Act''. They have their bank accounts. Federation member meet once in a year. 

Micro-Finance Services: 

Micro finance services were to be provided through these mobilised groups and consist of bank linkages, availing credit from banks or under the project, linking to Apex micro credit institutions etc.

- Generation of SHG savings and lending these funds to group members; 
- Linking of the SHG to a bank or other financial institution to enable the group to access a larger volume of loan funds 
- Linking with insurance companies for insurance services. 

Livelihoods and Micro Enterprise Development
Tejaswini programme has impacted substantially on improving livelihood status of women members. The programme has been able to reach out 206850 households by linking them in some or the other income generating activities. During the year 48 livelihood plans approved covering 9210 household at an estimated cost of 7.3 Lakhs.This is in addition to 28 livelihood plans already implemented covering 26,557 households with an investment of ₹ 290.48 Lakhs.

- To enable marginal and vulnerable women in poor households to exercise increased control over productive assets and resources, 
- To raise the value of their economic activities through backward and forward linkages, 
- To deepen existing skills and provide additional capabilities by imparting knowledge inputs 
- To leverage this collective strength and effort to move the household to a higher level of sustainable income with attendant socio-economic benefits. 

Women’s Empowerment and Social Equity 

This component of the Program is addressing Women's Empowerment and Social Equity. This aspect speaks of the empowerment of women achieved so far so that they are able to demand their due rights in all the spheres of life from family, society and the community. Awareness, training and creation of forum to address social issues.
The programme is working actively on Gender issues, health, nutrition, drudgery reduction and sanitation.
Shaurya Dal: To reduce violence against girls and women and to curb social evils the Shaurya Dal initiative was formulated and piloted in six Tejaswini districts. The objective is to create an enabling environment that would support girls and women in the society.
Impact:  Shaurya Dal continues to function in all the program villages and this intervention has been scaled up to become a state wide movement with Shaurya Dal being replicated in all the 51 districts.

Programme Management 

This component comprises some major aspects of the programme implementation. This includes Finance and Administration, Knowledge Management and Monitoring and Evaluation. These components are aligning with programme structures and work in close collaboration with stakeholders at each level. District Program Management unit (DPMU) has been set up in all the six districts to implement Tejaswini. While MPMVVN coordinates the Tejaswini Programme, government and non-government agencies with expertise in various components of the programme.