"Self Help Groups" News 

Action Plan Developed to Increase Convictions in Child Labour Cases

action plan developed to increase convictions in child labour cases
*Prayas Juvenile Aid Centre (Prayas JAC)* hosted a Consultation in collaboration with *National Legal Services Authority (NALSA)* on assisting the victims of trafficking. The consultation was chaired..
NewsVoir - Published

Assam Budget: One tola gold for brides, rice at Re 1; slew of sops for Self-Help Groups announced

Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma presented a Rs 1,193 crore deficit budget for 2019-20 with no fresh taxes.
Firstpost - Published

Jaipur: Jawahar Kala Kendra to host urban 'livelihood fair'

It will have job fair, loan camps, street food fest and products made by self-help groups
DNA - Published

Maharashtra governmnet launches two schemes for women self-help groups

Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar launched the Prajwala Scheme through Tejashree Financial Services which would be funding Rs. 68.53 crore in next three years.
DNA - Published

Swachh Bharat Mission: How tulsi saplings, rangolis helped Odisha's Ganjam district in ending open defecation

The Ganjam district administration, roped in women self-help groups (SHGs) and swacchagrahis to take an innovative way to ward off open defecation.
Firstpost - Published

Mission Shakti Odisha: CM Patnaik announces interest-free loans for women self-help groups

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced interest-free loans of up to Rs 3 lakh for the women self-help groups (WSHGs) in the state.
DNA - Published

Fiinovation Implements a CSR Project in Partnership with People’s Forum

fiinovation implements a csr project in partnership with people’s forum
*Fiinovation*, a global CSR and Sustainability consultancy has entered into a partnership with *People’s Forum*, a non-profit organisation that works in sectors including women & child development,..
NewsVoir - Published

Assembly Elections 2018: Congress manifesto in Telangana features something for all

In a repetition of the party's promises in nearby Karnataka in the recently-held Assembly elections, the Congress manifesto in Telangana offers farm loan waiver of Rs 2 lakh to all farmers. The..
DNA - Published

Act against Kamal Nath: BJP to Election Commission

Equipped with a purported video clip, showing Madhya Pradesh Congress state president Kamal Nath soliciting support from Muslim community, the BJP on Wednesday requested the Election Commission to..
DNA - Published

Odisha to provide free smartphones to 6 lakh women SHGs

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced to provide smartphones to six lakh women Self Help Groups (SHGs) free of cost under Mission Shakti programme.
Sify - Published

J&K has 30,548 operational self help groups, 16,500 more to come up: Official

IndiaTimes - Published

Nirmala Sitharaman to visit Dharmastala on October 29

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be taking part in launch of ‘Pragathi Raksha Kavacha’, an insurance scheme for self-help groups and members being introduced by the Shri Kshetra..
IndiaTimes - Published

Telangana Congress gearing up for Rahul Gandhi's October 20 visit

Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee Chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy and other party leaders Monday inspected the arrangements for the visit of party President Rahul Gandhi to Telangana on October..
DNA - Published

'What is the criterion used?' Calcutta HC extends stay on Mamata govt's Durga puja dole

In a blow to Mamata Banerjee government, Calcutta HC has extended stay on state government's  deci*sion to pay Rs 10,000 each to 28,000 **durga** Puja committees across West Bengal*. The entire..
DNA - Published

Self-help groups repay loans while big shots flee country: Nitish Kumar

Over 8 lakh SHGs have been formed in the state for helping poor women in villages in carrying out their own small business
DNA - Published

Calcutta HC stays Mamata govt's decision to grant Rs 10,000 each to Durga Puja committees

In a blow to Mamata Banerjee government, Calcutta HC has stayed their deci*sion to pay Rs 10,000 each to 28,000 **durga** Puja committees across West Bengal*. The entire move will cost the state..
DNA - Published

Eye on polls, Congress to map country for sympathisers

Congress has decided to compile a nationwide database of community leaders, influencers and businessmen at the lowest rung of every constituency, in what appears to be an attempt to put in place a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kerala Floods: More than 2,000 people still in relief camps

Even a month after Kerala witnessed an unprecedented deluge, said to be the worst in the last 100 years, at least 2,500 persons are still in relief camps in the state. Presently, there are 80 relief..
DNA - Published

Debt-ridden Mamata Banerjee govt 'gifts' Rs 28 crore to West Bengal Durga Puja organisers

At a time when West Bengal is reeling under a debt burden, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a Durga Puja gift to the organisers that would cost the state exchequer as much as Rs 28..
DNA - Published

Swaran Singh becomes the Chief Executive Officer of Srinivasan Services Trust

swaran singh becomes the chief executive officer of srinivasan services trust
*Srinivasan Services Trust (SST)* – the social arm of *TVS Motor Company* and *Sundaram-Clayton Limited* has appointed *Mr. Swaran Singh*, IAS (R), as the Chief Executive Officer of the Trust..
NewsVoir - Published

Fury of floods: Persistent neglect of drainage & conservation

Extraordinary tragedy in Kerala has brought into sharp focus the persistent, pervasive and profound neglect of drainage, waterbodies, conservation of catchment areas, excessive denudation of forest,..
DNA - Published

When will Rahul Gandhi get married? This is what Congress chief has to say

'When will you get married?'Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi is very well aware with this question. In fact, there has rarely been any media or public interaction where he has not been asked about his..
DNA - Published

Rahul Gandhi slams 'Gabbar Singh Tax', says only one slab of GST after Congress comes to power

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today slammed the Goods and Services Tax as "Gabbar Singh Tax" and said that one slab GST would be implemented when the "Congress party-Government" comes to power at the..
DNA - Published

Rahul Gandhi to address public rally in Karnataka, meet meet SHGs, students in Telangana

Congress President Rahul Gandhi will address a public rally in Karnataka and meet women Self-Help Groups in Telangana on Monday.
DNA - Published

PM Narendra Modi plans to reach out to 22 cr beneficiaries via app

He has started using this technology for electoral gains, interacting with self-help groups, housewives, who were beneficiaries of the cooking gas scheme
DNA - Published

Niroj Nanoma from Dungarpur tells her success story to PM Narendra Modi

Expressing happiness in interacting with women from Self Help Groups of various states, Prime Minister said that each member is an inspiring example of resolution, collective efforts and..
DNA - Published

Financially-empowered women are 'bulwark against societal evils', says Narendra Modi to women working with self-help groups

Financially empowered women are a "bulwark against societal evils", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday while interacting with more than one crore women associated with various..
Firstpost - Published

After farmers, PM Narendra Modi to interact with members of Self Help Groups through video conferencing

After addressing issues concerning farmers of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will directly interact with the members of Self Help Groups through video conferencing at 9:30 on Thursday. 
Zee News - Published

PM Modi to interact with Self Help Groups via video conferencing on Friday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to interact with the members of Self Help Groups via video conference at 9:30 am on Friday morning. 
Zee News - Published

BM Institute seeks govt recognition for course for intellectually disabled in Gujarat

There's good news for intellectually disabled people. The 67-year-old BM Institute of Mental Health, among the oldest mental health institutions in Gujarat, is all set to take yet another leap in..
DNA - Published

Govt proposes to set up 3,000 Van Dhan Kendras across country

The government has proposed to set up 3,000 Van Dhan Kendras involving 30,000 self-help groups of tribal community across the country to provide skill up-gradation and capacity building training for..
All India Radio - Published

Subgroup of Chief Ministers to look at how NREGA can help agriculture

The Centre on Tuesday announced a subgroup of chief ministers, who will work on the convergence of MNGREGS and agriculture policies. The subgroup, to be convened by Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Chouhan,..
DNA - Published

President Ram Nath Kovind to launch Solar Charkha Mission on 27th June

president ram nath kovind to launch solar charkha mission on 27th june
President Ram Nath Kovind will launch Solar Charkha Mission on 27th of this month which will entail a subsidy of 550 crore rupees in the initial two years for 50 clusters.Briefing media in New Delhi on..
All India Radio - Published

Women have proved their leadership abilities in contributing to development of rural areas: Narendra Singh Tomar

Rural Development Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar today said women have proved their leadership abilities in contributing to the development of rural areas.Conferring national awards on best performing..
All India Radio - Published

Self-help groups to get National Awards on Monday - Published

Interesting journey of Sammy Kotwani from Mumbai to Moscow

interesting journey of sammy kotwani from mumbai to moscow
*Moscow:* The journey of Sammy Kotwani from Mumbai to Moscow is stuff that legends are made of. Given his credentials, he thinks that he stands a fair chance to contest in the presidential election of..
Mid-Day - Published

PM Narendra Modi lauds lawmakers and central, state officials for success of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday thanked lawmakers and central and state officials for making Gram Swaraj Abhiyan a success. The Prime Minister took to Twitter and wrote, "Gram Swaraj..
DNA - Published

Repayment of interest on bank loans taken by SHGs for women would be borne by state govt: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced that repayment of interest on bank loans taken by self help groups for women would be borne by the state government till the income of each..
All India Radio - Published

Smart phones for BPL women, farmer junkets to Israel & China, BJP manifesto has it all

Bringing legislation to protect cows, free smart phones for women from below poverty line (BPL) and enabling 1,000 farmers to travel to Israel and China every year to study agricultural practices are..
DNA - Published

Raveena Tandon ropes in weavers from self-help groups across India to create clothing line

Raveena Tandon has been working on her own clothing line for quite some time and is all set to finally launch it towards the end of the year.
Firstpost - Published

Andhra CM Naidu slams BJP-led NDA govt for cash crunch

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today hit out at the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre for ATMs in parts of the country running dry, saying such a cash crunch has never been..
DNA - Published

Kumaraswamy hits campaign trail in Chamundeshwari, gets rousing response

JD(S) state president H D Kumaraswamy on Saturday began his three-day election campaign in Chamundeshwari Assembly constituency from where Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is likely to contest as the..
Deccan Herald - Published

HDK begins 3-day campaign in Chamundeshwari

JD(S) state president H D Kumaraswamy started his three-day election campaign at Chamundeshwari Assembly segment, here, on Saturday. Kumaraswamy, along with party candidate and sitting MLA G T..
Deccan Herald - Published

Polling demo centre opened in Hubballi

We need not wait till May 12 to know how the VVPAT gives confirmation about our vote exercised through the EVM is recorded correctly. By visiting Mini Vidhan Soudha in the City, one can experience this..
Deccan Herald - Published

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