Self Help Groups Shgs
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

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.01.19

Loo & behold, hygiene at Rs 3 in Dhanbad

The coal town civic body has started selling sanitary napkins at subsidised rates in all 45 public toilets spread across Jharia, Dhanbad, Sindri, Katras and Chhatatand.Napkins, made by women self-help...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 01.02.20

Rs 30cr for SHGs in Assam

Dispur has decided to grant an initial fund upto Rs 25,000 to 20,000 women self-help groups (SGHs) in the state under the Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Yojna (Asoni). Some of the cheques were distribut...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.19

An online platform that puts farmer first

Amar Khamar means my farm. This farm works with real farmers but operates in virtual space. The idea of floating a platform such as this one came to Sujoy Chatterjee when he was with an organisation t...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

North East  /  Published 27.04.20

Self-help groups aid vets on pig flu

The self-help group (SHG) members with extensive reach to the rural areas of the Assam are helping veterinarians to vaccinate pigs following outbreak of classical swine fever (CSF). This has been a m...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati


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