International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Sociology | India | Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023

YSR Contribution to Women Empowerment - A Case Study of Anantapuramu District of Andhra Pradesh

Dr. Chaganti Rami Reddy [2]

Abstract: Self-help groups are playing a vital role in rural India today. The group based model of self help is widely practised for rural development, poverty alleviation and empowerment of women. The self-help model in India facilitates institution-building in the form of people?s organizations in the form of groups, clusters and federations. The poor, however, seldom organize themselves. In Andhra Pradesh Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhar Reddy has implementing many welfare and development programmes especially for women?s. Some of the important programmes are Pavala Vaddi, Abhaya Hastham, Indira Prabha and scholar ships to SHG member children?s. Ananthapur district is on e of the backward district of Andhra Pradesh because of low rainfall, low infrastructure facilities and lack of literacy. Hence, the researchers have taken three cases at Akuthotapalli village of Anantapur mandal in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. The present Paper is concentrate on socio-economic conditions of the Self-Help Group (SHGs) members such as literacy, occupation, health and social awareness etc.

Keywords: Self-help groups, facilities, Abhaya Hastham, Empirical investigation, Empowerment, ?Financial Inclusion, training programmes, decision making, leadership

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023,

Pages: 2155 - 2158

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