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Bihar aims to empower women by linking them with SHGs: Nitish

The Bihar government aims to link 1.5 crore women with Self Help Groups (SHG) in its efforts in empowering women, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said.

Jayant Sinha launches Nabard's digitisation scheme for SHGs

With an objective to promote financial inclusion, Nabard today started a pilot project for complete digitisation of women self help groups (SHGs) to improve the quality of interface between members and banks for efficient and hassle free delivery of banking services.

Govt rolls out interest subvention on loans taken by women SHG

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Government 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.

Chidambaram calls upon SHGs, farmers to avail loan facilities

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram Sunday called upon the self help groups, farmers and entrepreneurs to open bank accounts and avail loan facilities for their business and agricultural needs.

KYC norms for SHGs eased, all members need not be verified

To address problems faced by Self Help Groups during opening of savings bank accounts and credit linking, the RBI on Wednesday simplified KYC norms for them by stating that verification of all SHG members is not required.

`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.

Bihar to constitute 10,000 SHGs for women: Nitish

The Bihar Legislative Assembly Friday took a collective resolution for women`s empowerment.

Ten lakh SHGs to be formed in Bihar in 5 years

Ten lakhs Self Help Groups would be formed in Bihar in next the five years to weed out poverty.

Indian Bank bags Golden Peacock award

Indian Bank has been conferred the Golden Peacock award 2011 for its efforts in promoting Self Help Groups (SHGs).

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.