International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Analysis Study Research Paper | Economics | India | Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024


Economic Status of Members of Self - Help Groups in Barpeta District of Assam

Dhiru Deka


Abstract: In a developing country like India, huge amount of unemployed cannot be absorbed in government sector and in industrial sector. There must be alternative source of employment opportunities, where a large number of unemployed, specially of the rural areas, can find their way of livelihood. For this, government intervention and support are utmost necessary since the rural poor cannot start their economic activity themselves. SHGs movement bring hope in this regard. After taking up economic activity with the help of SHGs, the economic conditions and standard of living of rural poor has improved a lot. This is an honest effort of us of being analysing the impact of SHGs on improving the economic status of the rural poor of Barpeta District of Assam and found a ray of hope for the huge army of unemployed to be self-employed with the help of SHGs movement in Assam as well as in India.


Keywords: SHGs, Rural Poor, Economic status


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024,


Pages: 638 - 641


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