‘SHG products will be sold in malls in big cities also’

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Jan 2018 11:45:29


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CHIEF Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the goods manufactured by women of self-help groups (SHG) of Livelihood Mission is in no way less than goods manufactured by branded companies. Goods manufactured by these SHGs are completely pure and non-adulterated. These goods will be marketed internationally. These SHGs will be linked to banks. CM Chouhan said that he will campaign for soaps and other products manufactured by SHGs in State as their brand ambassador. Arrangements will be made to place these products in malls like Big Bazaar in cities. CM Chouhan said while addressing a self-help group and beneficiaries meet at Kolaras Tehsil headquarters in Shivpuri district on Saturday.

Chief Minister distributed Rs 15.60 crore assistance fund to 7, 643 beneficiaries of various schemes in the meet. Bhoomipoojan of Aajivika Bhawan Saha Prashikshan Kendra worth Rs 40 lakh was also performed for every block headquarters of districts.

CM Chouhan said that meet of self-help groups of Livelihood Mission was organised in Bhopal earlier also. Such meets will be organised in all districts. CM Chouhan added that the women from self-help groups are manufacturing groundnut chikki, LED bulbs and the beautiful jackets being manufactured near Badarvas can be famous in the whole world if marketed properly. Praising the poultry farm industry run by women of self-help group of Kesla village in Hoshangabad district CM Chouhan said that the annual turnover of this group is Rs 300 crore.

Women members of SHG do not have to pay stamp duty. Aajivika Bhawans will be constructed at each block headquarters to train SHG women. He said that the uniforms to be given to school children from next year will also be manufactured by these SHGs. Besides women will be given employment in production of nutritious food for supply to Anganwadi kendras and contractor system will also be separated. Chouhan said that factories of various products will be started through SHGs in two districts of State. Chief Minister said that the groundnut chikki produced by SHGs of Shivpuri district will be purchased in both schools and hostels.

Public Relations Minister Dr Narottam Mishra said that CM Chouhan first performs kanya-poojan and applies tilak on his forehead after washing their feet before any programme which gives him energy. He said that Mother Mahatma and Parmatma have an important place in every individual’s life. He added that the State Government has launched several schemes to take care of the girl child right from her birth to her marriage.

Revenue Minister Umashankar Gupta, Fishermen Welfare Board Vice President Raju Batham, MLA Pohri Prahlad Bharti, Hujur MLA Rameshwar Sharma, MP BJP Kisan Morcha State President Ranvir Rawat and others were present at the meet.