Volume : IX, Issue : VII, July - 2020

Exploring emerging threats and challenges put forth by Covid-19 pandemic: Perspectives from the DAY-NRLM promoted SHGs in Assam.

Sanjib Ghimire

Abstract :

The objective of this study is to explore the emerging threats and challenges that has been put forth by the Covid–19 pandemic upon the SHGs functioning in Assam and with respect to the same a telephonic survey was conducted seeking information from SHG members. Since the Covid–19 outeak and the consequences thereof, the SHGs have reported difficulties in participation in group activities; raised issues in their livelihood practices; challenges in access to credit and other financial services, besides several other issues. In an immediate attempt to address the Covid–19 centric issues of its SHGs, the Assam State Rural Livelihoods Mission (ASRLM) has adopted a series of remedial measures, however, still the fate of a large base of newly promoted SHGs is hovering around uncertainty.

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EXPLORING EMERGING THREATS AND CHALLENGES PUT FORTH BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC: PERSPECTIVES FROM THE DAY-NRLM PROMOTED SHGS IN ASSAM., Sanjib Ghimire PARIPEX-INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-9 | Issue-7 | July-2020


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