SHGs save Rs. 4.74 cr. in Dharwad

Staff Correspondent

DHARWAD: As many as 32,568 members of 2,081 Stree Shakti self-help groups in the district have saved Rs. 4.74 crores, Deputy Commissioner M.S. Srikar has said.

Reviewing the progress achieved by Stree Shakti groups at a meeting here on Tuesday, Mr. Srikar said 1,139 groups have been provided with financial assistance totalling Rs. 3.76 crores so far.

The Deputy Commissioner directed the Executive Officers of taluk panchayats to allot shops constructed by taluk panchayats to sell products manufactured by Stree Shakti groups.

Mr. Srikar also directed the District Adult Education Officer to ensure that members of these groups are educated under the "Kalike-Galike" programme.

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