Saturday, April 28, 2012

Kudumbashree to be replicated in other States

Kudumbashree mission in Kerala that aims for empowerment of women through self-help groups, the Rural Development Minister, Mr Jairam Ramesh has said the Government was working to replicate the model in other states. The programme was launched by the Kerala State Government in 1998 for wiping out absolute poverty from the State through concreted community action under the leadership of local self governments. The programme has 37 lakh members and covers more than 50 per cent of households in Kerala. Kudumbashree means prosperity of family.

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