The Government is encouraging women to form Self-Help groups under the National Rural Livelihood Mission.The purpose of forming these groups is to provide self-employment to women living below the poverty line in rural areas and make them self-reliant.
In Udaipur village of Harhua block of Varanasi district, the Mahalaxmi Self Help Group was formed 3 years ago, but they could not operate independently, because of the high handedness of the village head and the laxity of the Government officials. The Community Correspondent Shabnam Begum is trying to assist this Mahalaxmi Self-Help group by taking their issues to the higher authorities.
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The Community Correspondent Nanu Kumari is talking to the Block officials now to arrange for financial assistance to construct toilets. Hope the residents of Murha Chhataun village do not have to face trouble and discomfort in their daily lives, this is their basic civil rights.
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