Sangaldan : A one day awareness programme was organized here today to make potential beneficiaries, especially girls, aware about the rural livelihood schemes like UMEED being implemented under National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM).
The participants from uncovered areas of the district were urged to create Self Help Groups (SHGs) to increase their household income through sustainable livelihood modes and hassle free access to financial assistance.
At Femorote, Panchayat of Sangaldan block, the Mission Management Unit, Gool conducted a one day orientation-cum-awareness programme to sensitize the participants, especially women folk about the UMEED and other schemes.
Speaking on the occasion, the District Nodal Officer NRLM, Irfan Bashir educated the participants about the “Aajeevika” programme launched by the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Government of India under NRLM to improve living status of rural populace.
He appealed all participants to avail the benefit from schemes to enhance their household income and self respect.
Block Programme Manager, Gool informed that 292 women Self Help Groups have been formed in the block so far with their own saving more than 50 Lakh and credit linkage of over Rs. 2 crore from financial institutions with the support of World Bank.