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Microfinance and women empowerment: A panel data analysis

Dr. Ashok Kumar Kothari

DIP: 18.02.022/20160102

DOI: 10.25215/2455/0102022

Received: April 10, 2016; Revision Received: May 22, 2016; Accepted: June 25, 2016


The current article attempts to draw the consideration on how microfinance had sway on women’s empowerment through SHG’s (Self Help Groups) and crafted by NGO’s, for example, SEWA. The public authority and NABARD have perceived this and have stressed the SHG approach and working alongside NGO’s in the activities. Miniature money in India is as yet in the beginning stage to make a gigantic effect in destitution lightening. Considering the enterprising climate women’s exercises are intriguing as they have an extraordinary wellspring of information and development. Women are knowledgeable about adjusting and dealing with troubles. The banks additionally assume significant function by giving credits to SHG’s at an incredibly low financing cost and Self assist bunches with canning access advances from banks. Banks assume a significant function in engaging helpless women by giving them nobility, confidence, and monetary freedom. Banks additionally profit as their advances get reimbursed all the while. The women become colossally fearless as they will deal with cash without help from anyone else. Whenever women are associated with SHG there is no doubt of thinking back. SHG gives some the essential offices like giving money steadiness, kids’ wellbeing, training; they endeavor to tackle issues themselves. The attention on helpless women in miniature money has an extremely certain effect particularly in engaging them in dynamic inside the family and giving control and possession to women business visionary.

The authors profoundly appreciate all the people who have successfully contributed to ensuring this paper in place. Their contributions are acknowledged however their names cannot be mentioned.

The author declared no conflict of interest.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.02.022/20160102

DOI: 10.25215/2455/0102022

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Volume 01, Issue 2, April - June, 2016

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