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Tag: Self Help Groups

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Girl In Odisha’s Balasore Held For Duping SHG Women Members Of Rs 50 Lakh

A girl was arrested on charges of duping women members of various Self Help Groups (SHGs) at Muleswar village in Balasore district to the tune of Rs 5o lakh

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Bolangir: SHGs Allege Favouritism in Selection of Sattu Distribution, Stage Protest

Bolangir: Tension prevailed in the Paikamal block of the district on Thursday after members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) staged an indefinite protest in front of the block office over the alleged irregularities in the selection of Sattu distribution. The Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) had reportedly issued a notice to all SHGs to apply […]

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Odisha Govt Begins Process For Appointment Of Women SHGs As FPS Dealers

Bhubaneswar/Kendrapara: Odisha Government has begun the process for the appointment of women Self-Help Groups (SHGs) as Fair Price Shop dealers in place of private dealers in order to ensure smooth management of Public Distribution System (PDS). In order to reduce corruption in the sale of PDS goods, subsided ration is being supplied to beneficiaries through […]

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Odisha women stop liquor-laden truck, destroy bottles

Puri: As many as 50 women of a Self Help Group (SHG) today seized a foreign liquor-laden truck on Chilika-Nuapada road and destroyed the alcohol bottles in an anti-liquor drive. As per reports, the women had been complaining before the police and the Excise Department about rampant sale of liquor in the area for quite […]

Op-Ed: Women SHGs A Success Story

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Empowerment of women has been one of the major achievements of Naveen Patnaik government. Mission Shakti, the most important initiative on this front, has become symbolic of dignity and self-reliance of the members of the fair sex. There are around six lakh women self help groups (SHGs) in the state engaged […]

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Disabled women of these Odisha villages script success stories that will inspire many

Rourkela: The women of Leprosy Colony in Rourkela Town who once used to survive by begging on temples and streets have now turned as trend setters for many. Their story of success and empowerment is now an inspiration for many underprivileged, self-dependent women of the society. Women of the colony attribute their success to assistance […]

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SBI renders service to cyclone Fani victims

Bhubaneswar: State Bank of India (SBI) has provided more than 11,000 loans so far for rehabilitation and resumption of livelihood activities of people in districts affected by cyclone Fani in Odisha. Stating this here on Thursday, SBI’s Managing Director (Retail & Digital Banking) P K Gupta said the bank has also provided over 8000 agri […]

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BDO detained during PEETHA programme in Balasore

Balasore: The block development officer (BDO) of Bhogarai was detained by some self help group (SHG) members in Nachinda panchayat of Balasore district during the PEETHA programme today. The SHG members detained the BDO Diptiranjan Sethi alleging that some old and defunct SHGs are still getting funding. After getting information about the incident, police reached […]

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Self Help Groups level serious allegation against State govt over 'Mission Shakti'

Puri: Some members of the Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Brahmagiri block in Puri have accused the State government of operating ‘Mission Shakti’ programme on the basis of allegiance to the ruling party. The women members have claimed that as per the direction of the Brahmagiri MLA Sanjay Das Burma the Mission Shakti programme is […]

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Locals stage anti-liquor protest in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: Protesting lack of measures by the authorities to put a check on illegal sale of liquor, locals hit the streets by staging a road blockade at Dihasahi under Erasama block in the district today. According to sources, over hundreds of women from different self-help groups (SHGs) of the locality staged anti-liquor protest and blocked […]

Odisha to partner with Facebook to train women entrepreneurs

Bhubaneswar: Odisha will partner with Facebook to train women entrepreneurs and Self Help Groups (SHGs) to promote entrepreneurship and digital literacy, an official said on Tuesday. Facebook has agreed to partner with the state government to train altogether 25,000 Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and SHG entrepreneurs in by August 2018. The […]

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Patnaik lays foundation for medical college in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today laid foundation stone for the much- awaited Govenrmet Medical College here and announced lowest ever interest rate of only 1 per cent over loans by Women Self Help Groups (WSHGs). Patnaik said the state govenrment would spend Rs 300 crore from its own resources for the development of […]

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