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Title:
IMPACT OF SELF-HELP GROUPS IN RURAL LIVELIHOOD: A CASE STUDY IN HOOGHLY DISTRICT IN WEST BENGAL

Authors:
Dr. Soma Saha

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Dr. Soma Saha
Assistant Professor in Economics, Netaji Nagar College for Women, Regent Estate, Kolkata-700092

MLA 8
Saha, Dr. Soma. "IMPACT OF SELF-HELP GROUPS IN RURAL LIVELIHOOD: A CASE STUDY IN HOOGHLY DISTRICT IN WEST BENGAL." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 6, June 2019, pp. 4748-4771, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=365. Accessed June 2019.
APA
Saha, D. (2019, June). IMPACT OF SELF-HELP GROUPS IN RURAL LIVELIHOOD: A CASE STUDY IN HOOGHLY DISTRICT IN WEST BENGAL. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(6), 4748-4771. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=365
Chicago
Saha, Dr. Soma. "IMPACT OF SELF-HELP GROUPS IN RURAL LIVELIHOOD: A CASE STUDY IN HOOGHLY DISTRICT IN WEST BENGAL." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 6 (June 2019), 4748-4771. Accessed June, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=365.

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Abstract:
Self Help Groups (SHGs) have helped in the economic betterment of the rural poor, especially the women, in India. This paper, based on the primary data collected from the field survey in Pandua Block of Hooghly district in West Bengal, aims to examine the socio-economic impact of Self-Help Groups on the livelihood of the rural poor. Self Help Group programmes have helped the rural poor, particularly rural woman, to gain access to credit from various financial institutions. Further, the SHGs have become a vital tool to alleviate poverty to some extent and also improve the socio-economic conditions of the rural poor. The economic development of India and the socio-economic upliftment of the rural poor will largely depend on the entrepreneurship, employment and mobilization, utilization and generation of capital by this section of the society.