Self Help Groups as a driver of Women Empowerment

Journal of Extension System
Year: 2020 (Dec), Volume: (36), Issue. (2)
First page: (61) Last page: (64)
Online ISSN: 2582-273X
Print ISSN: 0970-2989
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Self Help Groups as a driver of Women Empowerment

Dimple Goel1* and  Sanjay Kumar Sinha2

1 Research Scholar , Department of Management , Chaudhary Ranbir Singh University, Jind, Haryanaa
2Professor, Department of Management , Chaudhary Ranbir Singh University, Jind, Haryanaa

Corresponding author email id: dimplegoel2001@gmail.com

Online Published:
1 Jun 2021

Received:
23 Aug 2020

Accepted:
14 Nov 2020

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study was to study the role of SHG in social, economic and psychological empowerment of women in Haryana The study included primary data from  278  from rural respondents of  Haryana (156 from Kaithal District and 122 from Ambala District) selected  through non-probability convenience sampling technique. Cronbach’s alpha test was conducted to check the reliability and internal consistency of collected data. The results show that there exist no statistically significant difference in social, economic and psychological empowerment of women with respect to demographic variables.  The findings of the study can help Government and NRLM to adopt appropriate policy and encourage women to participate in SHG activity. 

Keywords

Empowerment, Self-Help Group (SHG), Microfinance