Self Help
Opinion  /  Published 10.09.21

Give women credit

On August 12, the prime minister sanctioned a fund of Rs 1,625 crore towards capitalization of about four lakh women self-help groups under the ‘Atmanirbhar Narishakti se Samvad’ initiativ...
By Arindam Gupta

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.08.21

Many takers for Raksha Bandhan kits

Raksha Bandhan kits prepared by women self-help groups from the rural hinterlands of Jharkhand are in demand for the festival of sibling love on Sunday. “On Saturday (the eve of Raksha Bandhan)...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 25.06.21

Odisha, UN arm pact on food security

The United Nations World Food Programme and the Odisha government have signed an agreement to work on improving food and nutritional security of households in the state by strengthening livelihood ini...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Books  /  Published 16.06.21

Self-help books that force you to upgrade your life

A tried and tested method to boost your productivity and ride the exclusive wave to success, Robin Sharma presents The 5 AM Club in which he declassifies the routine, patterns, and daily sch...
By Faiza Hazarika (t2 intern)

Culture  /  Published 06.06.21

Message in a Bottle

Each village panchayat has 20 to 22 cluster groups or self-help groups. Each group has 8 to 10 women. They apply for loans from the banks and procure the material for production. The processed produce...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


India  /  Published 18.04.21

Boost for Odisha women self-help groups

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik has directed the district collectors to hand over unused government properties and assets at the district, block and panchayat level to women self-help groups unde...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.21

Ladies of the Land

Saleha’s mother-in-law, Sabira Bibi, was part of the Hariharpara Nilakar Mahila Samabay, a co-operative of self-help groups (SHGs) set up in 2000. Now, there are 8,65,000-odd registered SHGs in ...
By Anasuya Basu

Calcutta  /  Published 09.12.20

When virus hits men, women save

She was earning about Rs 2,000 a month earlier from various activities. But during the lockdown, when no veterinary doctor would visit villages, she was earning more than Rs 5,000 through goat and pou...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.20

1cr Self Help Group members for Covid awareness

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to engage nearly 1 crore members of Self Help Groups to create awareness of how to battle the spread of Covid-19 in the rural areas of Bengal. The decision ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 26.04.20

SHGs live upto their name

Women of self-help groups of Assam are exploring the true concept of self-help. From finding markets for perishable vegetables to making gamosas masks and contributing to Assam Arogya Nidhi, these wom...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati


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