Skill Development Training as an Influencer of Capacity Building and Economic Empowerment of Women Self Help Groups-A Study Conducted at Shimoga District


  •   V. D. Krupa Department of Commerce, Kuvempu University, Jnana Sahyadri



Capacity Building, SGSY–Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana, SHG–Self Help Group.


Presently the GOI is giving more emphasis on women empowerment and sustainable development of rural area. For converting the idle society into self-sustainable society there is a need for economic empowerment of women. SHG is the key main means for the empowerment of women, GOI has under taken many programmes and one among them is SGSY. SGSY programme not only mobilize micro finance and provide micro credit to the needed members but also provides self-employment training, awareness programme, promotes the leadership qualities and confidential life to its members. The main purpose of this programme is to provide capacity building programme for empowerment of women through SHGs. However, this study is conducted to know whether this programmes has impacted on the economic condition in the Shimoga region. The study is purely based on primary data, the result showing that economic condition of the poor women has improved after joining the SGSY programme.




How to Cite

Krupa, V. D. (2017). Skill Development Training as an Influencer of Capacity Building and Economic Empowerment of Women Self Help Groups-A Study Conducted at Shimoga District. Adarsh Journal of Management Research, 10(1), 38–50.





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