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Tag: Shg

Loot From SHG!
Loot From SHG Workers In Odisha: Prime Accused Nabbed From Khallikote

Police on Sunday (January 2) managed to nab a robber, accused in the loot from SHG workers in Langaleswar area under Khallikote police limits last month.

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Farmer's suicide bid
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Public Distribution System corruption
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Odisha Involves SHG In Paddy Procurement

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has involved Women Self Help Groups (WSHG) under Mission Shakti in procurement of paddy in Kalahandi district, an official said on Wednesday. This is for the first time that WSHGs are being engaged in paddy procurement. This project has been successfully piloted in Kalahandi district involving 17 WSHGs in 17 gram […]

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 […]

#SheMeansBusiness: e-business platform for women entrepreneurs soon

Bhubaneswar: At a time when start-up revolution is changing entrepreneurship like never before, Odisha government has found a unique idea to empower women by enabling them do business through Facebook. The decision to train women to do business by using social media comes as a major step by the state government to bolster its business […]

OTV Impact: Bolangir Collector debars SHG from supplying Sattu

Bolangir: Taking stringent action in the Bolangir Sattu scam, the district Collector today barred the Maa Sabitri Self Help Group (SHG) from supplying Sattu. Collector Ashish Thakre imposed the restriction on the Maa Sabitri SHG of Sialabahali village from producing and supplying Sattu meant for children and pregnant women of the district. However, the probe […]

SHGs to carry banking services to remote areas in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha today became the first state in the country to carry financial inclusion and extend banking services to unbanked areas through Self Help Groups (SHGs). The state government signed an agreement with State Bank of India in this regard. “This is a historic agreement to leverage the reach and resources of Odisha Livelihood Mission (OLM) […]

Odisha gears up to provide banking service in unbanked GPs

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the insurmountable difficulties faced by the people, especially in the rural areas, due to the effect of demonetisation, the Odisha government has decided to expedite the process to provide banking service in the unbanked rural areas. A decision to this effect was taken at a high level meeting presided over by […]

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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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 […]

Sea food export from Odisha has bright future ahead

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s economy continues to be on a high growth trajectory and the scope for increasing sea food exports from the State appears to be very bright in the coming years. The total quantity of marine products exported during 2014-15 was 34,767 MTs worth Rs 2069 crore. This shows a growth of 450% over the […]

Govt's interest subvention on loans by women SHG

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Government on Monday reached out to rural women by rolling out a Rs 1,400 crore interest subvention on loans taken by Self Help Groups working for their empowerment