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Vol. 10, Special Issue 12 (2021)

Income generation of women self help group members under state rural livelihood mission (Bihan) in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh

Author(s):
Devendra Kumar Khare and OP Parganiha
Abstract:
In present time rural women have been starting to participate in income generating activities through SHGs. The major strength of a self-help group is its ability to generate income and self-employment. SRLM facilitate new areas of thought for different livelihood opportunity at the member/family level. The present study on “income generation of women self help group members under State Rural Livelihood Mission (Bihan) in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh” was an attempt to document the level of income generation among members through SHG activities. The study was carried out in two blocks (Rajnandgaon and Chhuriya) of Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh state during the year 2020-21. A total of 120 members from successful SHGs were considered as respondents for the collection data. The data was collected personally by using structured interview schedule and analysed by using appropriate statistical methods. Findings of the study revealed that all the SHGs (100.00%) were adopted by State Rural Livelihood Mission (Bihan) and 73.33 per cent of them were receiving assistance in market linkage from Bihan or other government institutions. It was found that out of 30 successful SHGs, 36.67 percent of them were indulged in production as their income generating activities. Wide range of economic activities had been undertaking by the SHG members in the study area. A maximum of 16.67 per cent of the SHG members had involved in vegetable production as their income generating activity followed by 10.00 per cent of the members each were engaged in preparation of mid-day meal and fisheries by devoting average time of 4.52, 1.53 and 0.94 hours per day with average income of 25.45, 7.88 and 61.73 rupees per day, respectively. Majority of them (56.67%) were having low level of income generation (up to Rs. 10000/-) from SHG activities. It can be concluded from the study that economic activities undertaken under SHGs are means of additional income generation by utilizing leisure among the rural women.
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How to cite this article:
Devendra Kumar Khare and OP Parganiha. Income generation of women self help group members under state rural livelihood mission (Bihan) in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(12S): 2015-2018.

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