Bandipora SHG members appeal to Lt Governor

A delegation of Self Help Group (SHG) members from Bandipora District called Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhawan here today.
While sharing their respective success stories, SHG members briefed the Lieutenant Governor on the role played by the Rural Livelihood Mission (RLM) and other government agencies in improving their skills and confidence and empowering them by helping them establish their small business units.
SHG members also informed the Lt. Governor that they had seen a substantial increase in their income after a good grip by RLM, and asked to explore possibilities of establishing Mahila banks in UT.
They also demonstrated several products made by them in front of the Lieutenant Governor.
The Lieutenant Governor, while interacting with SHG members, said the UT government has taken several innovative steps for the development of the culture of entrepreneurship, creating livelihood opportunities, especially for women. SHG and bringing financial inclusion to UT’s self-help group ecosystem.
We are extending the reach to all SHGs to showcase their products and skills at national and international exhibitions and events, the Lieutenant Governor added.
The Lieutenant Governor appreciated the members of the SHG for their skill and artistry, and assured them that all their questions and suggestions would be taken into consideration.
Meanwhile, a delegation led by Sh. Sheikh Muzaffar, Chairman of the J&K Nationalist People’s Front also met with the Lieutenant Governor and raised several issues of public importance.
The Lieutenant Governor assured the members of the delegation that all of their genuine questions would be considered for merit relief.

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