Tag: Self Help Group

Saviour of Migrant Labourers’
Woman’s Unimaginable Effort To Free Her Village From Bonded Labour

There was a time when women of this village had to leave behind their children and go to work as bonded labourers. Gone are those days of torture, thanks to Bhumika Sahu, a selfless woman from Boirbhadi village in Nuapada district.

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  • Saturday, 15 October 2022
53 students taken ill after eating MDM, 9 critical
53 students taken ill after eating MDM, 9 critical

According to sources, the students were served soya beans with rice for the MDM today. Soon, they started vomiting and experienced severe stomach ache. The school principal has accused the local Self-Help Group (SHG) of providing low quality food to the students.

  • Friday, 19 August 2022
Efforts on to bring all women into SHG fold by 2018: WCD minister

Bhubaneswar: The state government is trying to bring all women irrespective of their socio-economic class, caste, creed and religion in Odisha into the fold of Self Help Group (SHG) mechanism by 2018, Women and Child Development Minister Prafulla Samal said today. Speaking on the sidelines of Global Entrepreneurship Summit – Celebrating and Empowering Women Entrepreneurship […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Women tie woman to tree, thrash her for selling liquor

Kendrapara: Tension prevailed in Pattamundai after a group of women allegedly tied another woman to a tree and thrashed her for hours for allegedly selling liquor in Gagua Chhak here on Saturday. According to sources, the SHG activists had been protesting and demanding closure of the liquor vend opened by the woman, Sasmita Patra, in […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Naveen announces loan @1% interest to women SHG

Keonjhar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced that the Odisha government will provide loan at 1 percent interest to women self help groups (SHGs). Addressing a meeting during his one-day visit to Keonjhar district, Patnaik said the Mission Shakti programme has brought in a silent revolution in Odisha as the women in the rural areas […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Kerala's all-women self-help group to train Uganda women

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala’s all-women self-help group Kudumbashree is getting ready to impart entrepreneurial skill training to rural women in Uganda. Volunteers of Kudumbashree, the poverty eradication mission by the state government, were invited to help women launch profitable ventures in the agricultural sector of that country, Kudumbashree officials here said. The group would impart a 10-day […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Crafting bamboos and hopes, Salabeni women keep alive good old handicrafts

Mayurbhanj: In this era of synthetically finished products, the charm of traditional handicrafts is fading. Yet some women from a remote Salabeni village under Bangriposi block of Mayurbhanj district have kept on their efforts to keep this beautiful craft alive. To attain this motive, these women have formed Self Help Group called Maa Mansa SHG, […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Cyclone Fani aftermath: CM Naveen announces Rs 1600 crore livelihood support package

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today announced a special package of Rs 1600 crore in total for livelihood support for cyclone Fani victims. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today declared a slew of assistance packages for various types of farmers in the State including those involved in fish farming, cattle rearing and even Self Help Groups (SHG) […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Women injured in clash while protesting liquor unit

Deogarh: Anti-liquor protests turned ugly when a number of women belonging to a Self Help Group (SHG) in Palasama panchayat of Deogarh district were injured after a clash erupted while they were protesting the establishment of a liquor unit in the area. As per sources, the administration had granted permission for establishment of a liquor […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Avail Loans In The Blink Of An Eye: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: In just 30 seconds, Self Help Groups (SHGs) can avail loans up to Rs 50,000 while bank customers can get loans amounting to Rs 1 crore within 59 minutes, announced Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today at the launch of mega customer outreach initiative, ‘Grahak Mela Camp’ in Bhubaneswar by various nationalised banks. The initiative […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Don't Hesitate To Give Loans To SHGs Backed By Credible Spiritual Leaders: Sitharaman To Banks

Bengaluru: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday lauded self-help group movements led by religious and spiritual leaders and advised banks to give up any hesitation in giving loans to such groups backed by credible leadership. When you have social, religious and spiritual leaders leading the (self-help group) movement, banks find easy to find credible […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Anganwadi Centres Closed
Odisha Fights Coronavirus: Anganwadi Centres To Remain Closed Till April 30

Bhubaneswar: Stepping up its shutdown measures to contain the spread of the Coronavirus, Odisha government has ordered for a complete lockdown in the State. As a precautionary measure, the State government has also extended the closure of Anganwadi centres till April 30. Earlier the government had closed the centres till March 31. In a letter […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Odisha Takes Pioneering Step Towards Women Empowerment

Bhubaneswar: In a path-breaking decision towards women empowerment and inclusive sanitation, the Odisha government on Friday handed over Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of four Septage Treatment Plants (SeTPs) to self-Help Groups (SHGs) run by women and transgender. The treatment facilities were handed over to women SHGs in Berhampur, Baripada and Sambalpur and to a transgender […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021