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Govt rolls out interest subvention on loans taken by women SHG

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 00:18

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

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 18:13

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.

Chhattisgarh govt reduces interest rate on loan fo

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 18:10

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.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2013, 20:35

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`

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 21:33

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

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 15:54

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

Ten lakh SHGs to be formed in Bihar in 5 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 02, 2012, 14:42

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

Last Updated: Monday, January 23, 2012, 20:29

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

Natl body with Rs 500 cr corpus planned to support SHGs: Pranab

Last Updated: Saturday, January 07, 2012, 21:34

A national-level financial body with a Rs 500 crore corpus will soon be set up to support Self-Help Groups, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said.

Women self-help groups should be supported: President

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 19:07

President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday said self-help groups should be supported to make women economically independent.