Funds distributed to SHGs

Pondicherry Oct. 22. The leader of the Opposition and former Chief Minister, R.V. Janakiraman, distributed on Tuesday `revolving fund' totalling nearly Rs 1.25 lakhs, to seven women self-help groups at Nellithope under the Swarna Jayanthi Sahari Rozgar Yojana.

T. Rajamani, project officer of the yojana, said today that the scheme was aimed at encouraging the self-help groups in the Union Territory. Revolving funds had been provided to self-help groups in a phased manner.

A total of 115 women volunteers constituting 11 self-help groups were given Rs. 2.35 lakhs at Orleanpet on Monday.

A. Anbalagan, MLA, handed over Rs 1.25 lakhs to 9 self-help groups in Uppalam Assembly constituency.

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