Tag: Shg

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Farmer Consumes Poison Over Non-Procurement Of Paddy In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A farmer fell seriously ill after consuming poison in a bid to commit suicide due to non-procurement of his paddy by the Self Help Group at Bandha Gaan panchayat in the district on Saturday. Ramakrushna Panda, a farmer of Panchapada under Bandha Gaan Gramp Panchayat had been issued token to sell his paddy. He […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Naveen gives power-push to SHGs, carves a new dept 'Mission Shakti'

Bhubaneswar: Odisha SHG movement will get a boost as the State government will soon carve a new department ‘Mission Shakti’ exclusively to deal with the SHG matters in the State. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced this significant policy move on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Patnaik was addressing a programme organised at Convention […]

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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 […]

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Column: An Eco-Friendly Option

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: There is some good news for environment-conscious people from Sambalpur where the district administration has decided to encourage the use of sal leaf products as a substitute for plastic disposables. Women Self Help Groups (SHGs) have been engaged to augment the production of sal leaf plates, in particular, as they are […]

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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 […]

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Op-Ed: Good Move To Empower Women

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: In its latest move to empower women state government plans to engage women from economically deficient background in services like running of Aahar kendras, managing community toilets and collecting water bills. These women will be part of the self-help groups (SHGs) formed by the state urban development agency (SUDA) under the […]

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Odisha's Koraput Farmers Against Govt Paddy Plan For SHGs

Koraput: Farmers in Koraput district are up in arms against state government’s proposal to engage women self-help groups (SHGs) to procure paddy during the Kharif Marketing Season beginning November. Alleging that women SHGs lack infrastructure and do not have experience for the job, the farmers in the district demanded that the crop should be procured […]