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Underprivileged women in Ahmedabad are questioning job stereotypes, and succeeding

Sakhi Mandals are Self Help Groups (SHGs) consisting of women from underprivileged sections of the society in different wards of the AMC.

Rural ministry to focus on 3-5 lakh women SHGs to scale up enterprises

Under the Aajeevika-National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), these SHGs groups will now be formalised so that they can avail higher loans and scale up their enterprise.

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Scheme to provide platform for women SHGs launched

Addressing Collectors of all 36 districts of Maharashtra through a video conference, Prabhu said, "Under the 'Hirkani Maharashtrachi', women's SHGs will pitch their business plan at taluka level".

SHGs repay loans while big shots leave country: Nitish Kumar

"Big shots take billions of loan from bank and flee the country. But these women who are running SHGs make timely repayment of loan. This is not a small thing. This shows the level of awareness among SHGs' women," Bihar CM said.

Self Help Groups: What should be next for women-led entrepreneurship in rural India?

SHGs have succeeded in delivering financial inclusion, but for them to evolve as business enterprise requires a different approach.

New plantation programme to start in Jharkhand: Ramesh

Women self-help groups would be drafted inn to raise the livelihood of their families.

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Centre rolls out cheap loans for women SHGs

The Congress-led government has rolled out a scheme to give women Self Help Groups across 150 backward districts loans at 7 percent interest per annum.

PMC to reward top three self help groups for performance

The Pune Municipal Corporation is all set to reward top three self help groups in the city on the basis of their performance.

Goa may suspend mid-day meal scheme for review

There are 80-odd SHGs supplying food for various schools across the state.

Poor are honest borrowers: Chidambaram

The Finance Minister has asked banks not to hesitate in giving loans to the poor.

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