An Analysis of the Role of Self Help Groups in the Socio-Economic Development of Rural Poor

Authors

  • Sanjit Kumar Swain Faculty Member, Department of Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water, Government of Odisha, Extension Training Centre, Odisha, India
  • Rajalaxmi Das Protection Officer, Department of Women and Child Welfare, Government of Odisha District Child Protection Unit, Kalahandi, India

Keywords:

Poverty line, socio-economic development, self help group, key activities, credit linkage, skill up gradation

Abstract

Development implies an overall positive change in the physical quality of life. This positive change for the better encompasses economic as well as social aspects. In this paper an attempt to an analysis of the role of SHGs in the socio-economic development of rural poor of Kalahandi District of Odisha. The main objectives of the study is the impact of SHGs in the socio-economic development of rural poor and to what extent income generated in the assisted SHG members & percentage of family who have crossed the poverty line. The study reveals that 72.72 percentage households were crossed the poverty line, 27.28 percentage households were increased their income level to some extent. So the study specifies that the program has a positive impact on the sample households.

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Published

23-07-2021

How to Cite

[1]
S. Kumar Swain and R. Das, “An Analysis of the Role of Self Help Groups in the Socio-Economic Development of Rural Poor”, IJRAMT, vol. 2, no. 7, pp. 173–177, Jul. 2021.

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