• Dr. M. Padmavathi Assistant Professor, Dept. of Women’s Studies, Sri Padmavati Mahila Viswavidyalam, Tirupati, Chittoor District Andhra Pradesh,


SHGs, Empowerment, Bank linkage


The SHGs are promoted by the Government as if women in India may not be resourceful enough to be entrepreneurs. When the SHGs arrange training facilities to carry out certain kind of work which are suitable for women in India, bank must arrange financial assistance to carry out manufacturing and trading activities, arranging marketing facilities while the Governments will procure the product of SHGs, arrange for enhancing the capacity of women in terms of leadership quality and arranging for the management of SHGs by themselves so as to have administrative capacity. The main emphasis is the spread of the banking network and introductions of new instruments and credit packages and programmes were to make the financial system responsive to the credit the weaker sections in the society. Comprising small and marginal farmers, rural artisans, landless agricultural and non-agricultural labourer’s and other small borrowers falling below poverty line. With the implementation of the above policies, further government of India in its developmental planning emphasized the promotion of agriculture and other allied economic activities through credit intervention for ensuring integrated rural development and securing the prosperity of the rural areas. This paper mainly highlighted to the empowerment of women through SHGs bank linkage Programme in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.


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How to Cite

Dr. M. Padmavathi. (2016). EMPOWERMET OF WOMEN THROUGH SHG’s IN CHITTOOR DISTRICT OF ANDHRA PRADESH. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 2(5). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/259