Self-help group

Twenty Point Programme (TPP) Progress Report

The Government of India launched the TPP in 1975. It has been revised twice since its launch, once in 1982 and then in 1986. The main objective of the program is to eradicate poverty and improve the lives of rural ..



PM FME Scheme: Ministries Converge

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries, earlier launched an all India Pradhan Mantri Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PM FME) Scheme. The scheme is to be implemented between 2020-21 and 2024-25. It is to implemented at an outlay of ..


Union Cabinet approved Agricultural Infrastructure Fund of Rs 1 lakh crores

On July 8, 2020, the union cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved a new Central Sector Scheme-Agricultural Infrastructure Fund of Rs 1 lakh crore. Highlights The scheme is to provide long tern and medium term debt financing facility to invest ..


Odisha introduces Mission Shakti department and independent Nutrition Budget

The Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik recently announced that Odisha will be the first state to have an exclusive department for Self Help Group (SHGs) called “Mission Shakti”. In addition to this exclusive department, the state government has also ..

Ministry of Rural Development organizes 2019 SARAS Aajeevika Mela

On 12th October 2019, the SARAS Aajeevika Mela has been organised by the Ministry of Rural Development at India Gate Lawns in New Delhi and will carry on till October 23. It was formally inaugurated by Rural Development Minister Narendra ..

Government e Marketplace (GeM) signs pact with SIDBI to enable growth of MSMEs, Start-ups and Women Entrepreneurs

The Government e Marketplace (GeM) has signed an MoU with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to benefit MSMEs, women entrepreneurs, Self Help Groups (SHGs), Women Self Help Groups (WSHGs) and various loan beneficiaries under MUDRA and Stand-up India ..