JKRLM Mission: DC Doda calls for skill enhancement of women SHG Members


DODA : Marking the inauguration of Training programme SAATH by the Lt. Governor UT, Deputy Commissioner Doda Vikas Sharma today interacted with the women Self Help Group members and inquired about their activities under the JKRLM Mission.

The DC Doda took note of the performance and achievements of Mission in the district and assured every possible support especially through convergence for the betterment and uplift of the poorest of the poor, through organising them into self help groups and supporting their livelihood options and interventions. He called for imparting skill enhancement training to SHG members in different livelihood sectors particularly Horticulture and Agri and allied activities.

The event was overwhelming experience for the participants wherein they were given chance to share their ideas and feedback. Also, the SHG members displayed their products and livelihood activities on the occasion.

The inaugural function of the Training Event (SAATH) by the Lt. Governor UT was screened live through NIC centre and attended by SHG members from different blocks of district Doda.

The Jammu Kashmir Rural Livelihoods Mission (JKRLM) has planned to organize capacity building programme named as “SAATH” in the UT of J&K. The programme is meant to raise existing business enterprises owned by the SHG women into higher order enterprises as a part of transition from existing localised enterprises. 500 SHG women entrepreneurs would be provided training and out of which 100 are to be provided one to one mentoring support, for enhancing their competitiveness and stake in the specific trade sector.

It also aims at facilitating and motivating the beneficiaries of Self Help Groups (SHGs) supported by JKRLM to exhibit and sell their products by on boarding the products on various e-commerce platforms, national and international expo’s.

The Lt. Governor UT of J&K inaugurated the event at SKICC on 01.09.2021 at 11.30 AM in the presence of Administrative Secretaries and dignitaries of JKRLM Mission.