Self-Help Groups (SHGs) Current Affairs, GK & News

J&K: ‘Saath’ initiative launched for SHGs

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, launched the Rural Enterprises Acceleration Programme called ‘Saath’ for Self Help Group (SHG) women on September 1, 2021. Highlights This initiative will help about 48000 SHGs in which about four lakh women are connected, in Jammu and Kashmir. Saath initiative will focus on mentoring and market linkages of ..

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Centre launched ‘SonChiraiya’ to market products of SHGs

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) launched a brand and logo called `SonChiraiya’. It was launched to market the products of urban self-help groups (SHGs). Highlights This brand and logo was launched in line with government’s priority area of helping women to become financially empowered and live a dignified life. On the occasion, ministry ..

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PM announced Rs 1,625 crore for women SHGs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with members of women self-help groups (SHGs) under the “Aatmanirbhar Narihalti se Samvad” event on August 12, 2021 across the country and announced to release capitalisation support funds of Rs 1,625 crore. Highlights Capitalisation support fund will benefit over 4 lakh SHGs. Prime Minister also released Rs 25 crore as ..

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Odisha- WFP tie up to empower SHGs

Odisha government and United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have partnered to improve household food and nutritional security. Key Points Household food & nutritional security would be improved by strengthening livelihood initiatives & reaching out to state-supported Women’s Self-Help Groups (WSHGs). This is a significant partnership to achieve nutritional security in Odisha which will also ..

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Gender Samvaad Event

The Ministry of Rural Development recently launched the Gender Samvaad Event. It is a joint initiative between DAY-NRLM and IWWAGE. The main objective of Gender Samvaad event was to create awareness on gender related interventions under the DAY-NRLM. DAY-NRLM is Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana National Rural Livelihood Mission. IWWAGE is Initiative for What Works to Advance ..

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