Jelsy, Joseph (2015) WHY WOMEN JOIN IN SELF HELP GROUPS? - A STUDY TO ANALYZE REASONS. International Journal of Research in Management & Social Science, 3 (4). pp. 59-65. ISSN 2322 - 0899

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According to the research done by the World Bank, India is home to almost one third of the world’s poor. Though many central government and state government poverty alleviation programs are currently active in India, Self Help Groups(SHGs) plays a major contribution to poverty reduction and women’s empowerment. Government of Tamilnadu introduced many schemes to enhance the women empowerment. This study addresses women empowerment through self-help groups in Coimbatore District Tamilnadu. The information required for
the study has been collected from both primary and secondary sources and a multi stage random sampling method has been followed. Average and percentage analysis was carried out to draw meaningful interpretations of the results. Garretranking technique was used to find the reasons for joining the self-hel group. Factor analysis used to determine the relationship between the observed variables. The results of the study revealed that the SHGs have greater impact on women empowerment and it was found that most women
experienced increased income and therefore improved their economic status, political and social conditions after joining in SHGs

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Women Empowerment, Self Help Groups, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
Divisions: PSG College of Arts and Science > Department of Commerce
Depositing User: Mr Team Mosys
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2022 11:05
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2022 11:05

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