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Women Self Help Group Programme

The Self Help Group Programme has proved to be a sucessful tool for women empowerment. In order to strengthen and support the SHG, women self help group programme has been started from 1997-98. Women Self Help Group Institution (WSHGI) at state level has also been established on 30th March, 2005 in the Department of Women and Child Development. WSHGI has fourfold objectives of providing training to women groups in accounting procedures and managerial skills, co-cordinating with specialized trainings Institutions for providing training to SHGs in income generating activities, establishing linkages with local market for sale of their products and coordinating with banks and other financial institutions for credit linkage.

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