Manju Mahananda, Anshu
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Mrs. Manju Mahananda1 and Dr. Anshu2
1Assistant Professor ( Sr. Scale ), Human Development and Family Studies, Department of Home Science, Ethelind School of Home Science, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad -211007
2Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, Department of Home Science, Ethelind School of Home Science, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad -211007
Volume - 2,
Issue - 2,
Year - 2014
Self-help Groups (SHGs) are usually informal groups whose members have a common perception of need and importance towards collective action. The number of members in each Self-help group is normally ranged from ten to twenty. It is expected that within the group, there should be true democratic culture in which all the members must participate actively in the decision making process by taking part in the discussion .The objectives of the study were to find out the Capacity building and social characteristics of SHGs in Bargarh District of Orissa. The total sample size was 150 Self-help Groups (SHGs). Bargarh District of Orissa has been selected purposively for the study. The data was collected by using purposive sampling method. A self constructed interview schedule was prepared to collect the desired information with the help of experts from respective fields. Data was analyzed by frequencies and percentages. The results revealed that majority of the Self-help Groups (SHGs) were benefited by the Lecturers of imminent persons to develop capacity building .majority of the Self-help Groups (SHGs) held meeting with Government Officers and maximum number of Self-help Groups (SHGs) gave their opinion about Appropriate choice of leader and Undergo training for capacity building. The findings also that majority of the Self-help Groups (SHGs) helps to solved community problems and showed Group involvement. A reasonable high percentage of Self-help Groups (SHGs) within / out side the village and have more social contact.
Cite this article:
Manju Mahananda, Anshu. Capacity Building and Social Characteristics of SHGs in Bargarh District of Orissa. Int. J. Ad. Social Sciences 2(2): April-June, 2014; Page 108-110.