Inequality among the members of SHG- A case study of ten Gram Panchayets of Paschim Medinipur district
Paper Key : IRJ************019
Author: Dr. Santanu Bisai
Date Published: 04 Jan 2023
Abstract The self-help group scheme is a centrally sponsored under SGSY. Its objective was to reduce the poverty, to provide a sustainable livelihood of the poor women and to reduce the gap of inequality in the rural areas. The members of SHGs engage in income generating activities by receiving revolving fund after qualifying Grade 1 and involve in credit linkage scheme after passing Grade II. Most of the groups have qualified for Grade 1 and a small percentage of groups have passed Grade II. Therefore, they involved in credit linkage scheme. The objectives of the study are to analyse the socioeconomic status, to measure the inequality among the members of ten gram panchayets in Paschim Medinipur district. However, the inequality remains among the members of SHG.