Staff Reporter

KADAPA: Women self-help groups functioning properly were being disbursed `pavala vaddi' loans ranging from Rs.50,000 to Rs. 6 lakhs through banks, Collector M.T. Krishna Babu said on Monday.

Addressing Praja Patham meeting at Nagisettipalle village in Brahmamgari Matham mandal, he urged all white ration cardholders to join the groups and avail of the loan. Women SHG members would be granted loans to purchase milch cattle and sheep. Indiramma beneficiaries in model villages were being granted Rs. 10,000 additionally.