Self Help Group

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Any group of similarly-minded persons who share a problem that is stressful and/or may cause personal, familial, and/or occupational difficulties and who, by meeting regularly, physically or on the internet, provide a social network and support that may not be available from natural—i.e., family—or professional support systems
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The mean rank shows the reasons for the loyalty of the respondents towards the self help group products.
The distribution of the respondents on the basis of the age group and their awareness about the self help group products is presented in table 4 and it indicates that 51 respondents are the age group of 24-30 years and 10 respondents belong to the age group of above 42 years.
More than five lakh women Self Help Groups were functioning in the state, he said and congratulated his son and the Deputy Chief Minister M K Stalin for giving all kinds of encouragement to them.
Self help groups for people with vision impairments is discussed with emphasis on how they evolved, what services they provide to individuals, and how to form a self-help group.
Pre-Qualification: From janasree / kudumbasree / self help groups (shgs)/registered co-operative societies like indian coffee house/contractors or firms having 2 years experience in providing canteen services in psus
We are going to go from 35 million to about 70 million over the next six to seven years, as part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission and it clearly says that states like Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra, there has been a tremendous impact of these women self help groups and now, if five years ago, Andhra, Tamil Nadu and Kerala would be a case of rounding up the usual suspects, but today you can point to Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Orissa and I hope very soon Rajasthan and Assam as well," he added.
Amethi, Nov 20 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi said here on Friday that more women should be associated with self help groups working in rural areas to make them financially strong.
Rahul was addressing women self help groups working in Argawan and Walipur villages in Gauriganj area of Amethi constituency .
The District administration also helps these self help groups in getting financial assistance from the financial institutions and to market the products.
V K Shanmugham, the District Collector of Krishnagiri, the Central Government has distributed around rupees 30 crores to the self help groups to help women.
Those involved with the self help groups manage to earn a reasonable income.
Self Help Groups (SHG) that have been backed up by NERCORMP are a joint initiative of the Central Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).