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Title: Hon'ble Chief Minister, Sh. Conrad K Sangma inaugurated SHG Mega Event cum Health Mela held at Union Christian College, Umiam Khwan, Ri-Bhoi District on 20.11.2021
Press Release Number:
In his address to the gathering the Chief Minister, Shri. Conrad K Sangma emphasized the importance of Self Help Groups [SHGs]. He said that the Government has always felt the need to protect and support the grass-root level systems. “The Government strongly felt the only way to do it was to create an institution at the grass-root level to be able to reach out to every household in the state,” he said. He added that SHGs are not just livelihood programs, but they are institutional systems and networks. He said that the same institutional setup of SHGs can be used for multiple government programs. Later the Chief Minister also distributed cheques to different SHGs and FOCUS beneficiaries also visited the stalls of the SHGs that were set up as part of the event
Released Date:
21 Nov 2021