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Women Empowerment through Self Help Groups in Andhra Pradesh, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Economics, Osmania University, Hyderabad, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 3, Issue (1), Pages 13-16, January,14 (2014)


Women participation in Self Help Groups have obviously created tremendous impact upon the life pattern and style of poor women and have empowered them at various levels not only as individuals but also as members of the family members of the community and the society as whole. They come together for the purpose of solving their common problems through self-help and mutual help. The more attractive scheme with less effort is “Self Help Group” (SHGs). It is a tool to remove poverty and improve the women entrepreneurship and financial support in India. The present paper confines itself to study of Women Empowerment through the Self Help Groups in Andhra Pradesh. The main objective of this paper “Impact of Self Help Groups on Women Empowerment in Gajwel Mandal of Medak District in Andhra Pradesh. In the present study simple statistical tools adopted. Based on the analysis of women empowerment through self help groups in Gajwel, the major findings of this study there is a positive impact of Self Help Groups on Women empowerment in Gajwel mandal of Medak District in Andhra Pradesh.


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