Training of SHG Leaders on Federation

A two day training of SHG leaders on Federation was organised at Disha Training Centre on August 21 and 22, 2017. Forty-eight people participated in the training.

Tasneem, programme coordinator, told that for strengthening SHGs it was important to organise regular meetings, documentation, loan repayment and awareness of other social issues. She shared information about rating and grading of SHGs and MIS. She discussed with the participants the roles and responsibilities of office bearers like president, secretary and cashier. Later a movie on federation was screened for participants and discussion was held on it. 

Aniruddh Agnihotri, project manager, shared information about federation formation. He shared that federation could play an important role in economic empowerment. An SHG Federation has seven to SHGs. A federation has two members from each SHG. An executive committee of five members from amongst the co-opted members will be formed. Federation charges three type fees from each SHG: One time registration fee for one time, annual renewal fee per year and monthly saving.