Self-Help Groups (SHGs) Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
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 ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar, has inaugurated the Saras Aajeevika Mela 2021 on February 26, 2021 at Noida Haat. On this occasion, Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Kailash Choudhary, was also present. Highlights Narendra Singh Tomar while inaugurating the event highlighted that the Ministry of Rural Development is ..