Constraints Faced by the Women Self Help Groups in Nagaland and Suggest Measures to Overcome

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Nchumthung Murry
R. Nakhro
Sanjoy Das

Abstract

Although women Self Help Group (SHG) act as a catalyst in mobilizing poor women to attain socio and economic empowerment, it has been observed that women Self Help Group are facing various constraints which act as a barrier for many SHG to function effectively. In this context, it is important to study the nature of constraints facing by the Self Help Group and suggest suitable measure to overcome. Such, study to identify the nature and complexities of problems facing by the Self Help Group would help in strategizing policy measures for Self Help Group. Therefore, in this study attempt has been made to identify constraints faced by the Self Help Group and suggest suitable measures to overcome such constraints. The study was conducted in selected districts Nagaland. Multistage purposive random sampling was adopted for sampling 120 Self Help Groups for detailed study. Garrett’s Ranking Technique was applied for interpreting the results and to draw conclusion from the findings. From the study it was found out that the lack of technical know-how for taking up productive activities, lack of marketing facilities and inadequate loan amount which was ranked first, second respectively followed by lack of training facility for skill improvement, low social educational background of the members and delay in sanctioning loans.

Keywords:
Self help groups, women, Garrett, constraint, marketing, skill, Nagaland

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Murry, N., Nakhro, R., & Das, S. (2020). Constraints Faced by the Women Self Help Groups in Nagaland and Suggest Measures to Overcome. Journal of Economics, Management and Trade, 26(6), 13-18. https://doi.org/10.9734/jemt/2020/v26i630261
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