Study on impact of self-help groups in east khasi hills district of Meghalaya
Ladeiphi Kharsati, PR Deshmukh, Shah M Hussain, M Pathak and BP Mishra
Self-help group is a method of organizing the poor and the marginalized people to come together for solving their individual problems. The present study was conducted in ten selected villages from Mylliem and Mawphlang Blocks of East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. For study six beneficiaries and six non-beneficiaries from each village were selected randomly as respondents to comprise a sample of 120 respondents. The findings of the study indicate overall medium impact followed by high and low overall impact on beneficiaries on their socio economic status. Further, the study reveals significant difference amongst impact mean score of both type of respondents. Membership in SHG helped in income generation, banking and increased in extension contact, decision making, confidence building, risk taking ability achievement motivation and leadership. SHGS are further helpful in opening up entrepreneurial avenues and overall in the enhancement of socio-economic status of beneficiaries were reflected through the present study.
How to cite this article:
Ladeiphi Kharsati, PR Deshmukh, Shah M Hussain, M Pathak, BP Mishra. Study on impact of self-help groups in east khasi hills district of Meghalaya. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(8):596-599.