Economic Development of SHG Members Financed by Regional Rural Banks under Swarnajayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojana

B. C. Das


The study was conducted to know the economic development of Self Help Group (SHG) members credit linked under Swarnajayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojana (SGSY). Two hundred members selected randomly from four Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) of two states were included as respondents. The study showed that there was significant increase in income generation activity, expansion and diversification of activity, personal savings, income level, mandays generation, economic independence and assets creation among the SHG members after they were linked to credit

Keyword: SGSY; SHG; RRB; Economic development

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