RSP presents Shree Shakti award to women SHGs

Seven Women's Self Help Groups (SHGs), operating in the peripheral areas of this steel city here, have been awarded Shree Shakti Awards-2014-15 by Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP).

Chhattisgarh govt reduces interest rate on loan fo

Chhattisgarh government has reduced the rate of interest on business loans given to women self-help groups (SHGs) from 6.5 per cent to 3 per cent.

`Bihar witnessing silent revolution through Self Help Groups`

Claiming Bihar is witnessing silent revolution at grassroots through Self Help Groups (SHGs), Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra said CM Nitish Kumar has promised to further boost up SHGs.

Rs 1,500 cr loans for SHG women in AP: CM

The AP government will provide loans worth Rs 1,500 crore to women working for SHGs in rural areas, said Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy.

SHGs achieve success in banning liquor sale

Besides helping themselves to earn
a livelihood, women members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) of a
village in Ambad tehsil of Jalna district have succeeded in
banning sale of liquor in their areas.

SHG fed exempted from stamp duty for securing bank loan

The Panchayat Level and Economic
Activity Federations of Self Help Groups have been exempted
from stamp duty for obtaining bank loan as per a Government
order, District Collector N Mathivanan said on Tuesday.

RBI occasional paper moots for special funds for SHG

A Reserve Bank occasional paper has mooted a special fund for Self Help Groups (SHGs) to deal with regional imbalances in credit disbursement to poor, particularly in the eastern and central regions of the country.