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Title:
A STUDY ON THE IMPACT OF SELF HELP GROUPS (SHG'S) ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS OF WOMEN IN KANCHEEPURAM DISTRICT OF TAMIL NADU STATE

Authors:
P. Sanjeevi and Dr. K. Indumathy

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P. Sanjeevi1* and Dr. K. Indumathy2
1*. PG Scholar (*Corresponding Author) Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) Madurai - 625 104
2. Assistant Professor (Agricultural Extension), Department of Agricultural Extension, Adhiparasakthi Agricultural and Horticultural College, G.B.Nagar, Kalavai, Vellore- 632 506.

MLA 8
Sanjeevi, P., and Dr. K. Indumathy. "A STUDY ON THE IMPACT OF SELF HELP GROUPS (SHG'S) ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS OF WOMEN IN KANCHEEPURAM DISTRICT OF TAMIL NADU STATE." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 8, Aug. 2018, pp. 4235-4240, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=299. Accessed Aug. 2018.
APA
Sanjeevi, P., & Indumathy, D. (2018, August). A STUDY ON THE IMPACT OF SELF HELP GROUPS (SHG'S) ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS OF WOMEN IN KANCHEEPURAM DISTRICT OF TAMIL NADU STATE. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(8), 4235-4240. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=299
Chicago
Sanjeevi, P., and Dr. K. Indumathy. "A STUDY ON THE IMPACT OF SELF HELP GROUPS (SHG'S) ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS OF WOMEN IN KANCHEEPURAM DISTRICT OF TAMIL NADU STATE." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 8 (August 2018), 4235-4240. Accessed August, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=299.

References
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[2]. Nedumaran et.al (2001), Self Help Groups and their Linkages with Banks, National Bank News Review, Vol. 7(11),9-10.
[3]. Sundaram (2012), "Can Self Help Groups Generate Employment Opportunity for Rural Poor", European Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.19 (3), Feb, 371-379.

Abstract:
The present investigation was conducted in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu state. The main objective of the study was to know the impact of self-help groups on socio-economic status of women. A structured interview schedule was used to collect data from 90 respondents who have participated in SHGs. The statistical methods and tests such as frequency, mean and percentage were used for the analysis of the data. The results of the study showed that 92.23 per cent of the respondents revealed that the credit facilities for helping her family were improved after joing SHG's and followed by 94.44 per cent of the respondents savings habit was improved and 58.88 per cent of the respondents debts gets cleared. 90.00 per cent of the respondents were purchased bicycle followed by jewellery (88.77%), grinder (76.67 %), Radio (75.55%) and television (71.12%) after joining in SHG's. 100 per cent respondents were got employment throughout the year.