This paper is published in Volume-5, Issue-5, 2019
Area
Corporate Social Responsibility
Author
Nisha Gujar
Org/Univ
MIT, World Peace University, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Pub. Date
01 October, 2019
Paper ID
V5I5-1199
Publisher
Keywords
Corporate Social Responsibility, Self-help groups, Asmita, NGO

Citationsacebook

IEEE
Nisha Gujar. A study of women empowerment through self help groups with special reference to ASMITA a SHG by Jindal Stainless Limited, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, www.IJARIIT.com.

APA
Nisha Gujar (2019). A study of women empowerment through self help groups with special reference to ASMITA a SHG by Jindal Stainless Limited. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 5(5) www.IJARIIT.com.

MLA
Nisha Gujar. "A study of women empowerment through self help groups with special reference to ASMITA a SHG by Jindal Stainless Limited." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 5.5 (2019). www.IJARIIT.com.

Abstract

Most of the Indian population i.e. 23.6% or about 276 million people are below the poverty line with below $1.25per day purchasing power. As most of the people of India still reside in a rural area with a lack of facilities. Most of the CSR activities done create support to these rural communities and urban poor to develop economically. The major credit for women empowerment in rural areas should be given to SHG’s which not only provide employment opportunities but also provide skill development. Majorly this SHG’s are started either by Governmental Organizations or Non-Governmental Organization. Some of the SHG’s are started and support by Corporates through their CSR activities which majorly focus on women empowerment as it’s a need for the power to empower women in the country. At Jindal Stainless Limited. (JSL) CSR activities are taken as opportunities to give back to society in every way possible. JSL through its various CSR projects which mainly includes: a) Health Care b) Education and Vocational Training c) Women Empowerment and d) Rural Development Their other project also focuses on preservation of art and culture, Human rights, Disaster Management etc. Our project mainly aimed at women empowerment through Self-Help Groups i.e. SHG’s. ASMITA and SAHAJA are the major projects focused on women empowerment by JSL. The research focuses on the impact and growth of women in ASMITA. This research is mostly based on a depth interview done on convenience bases. To know the socio-economic condition of women residing and working in SHG’s i.e. in ASMITA. This research helps to know various aspect especially of SHG’s on the life of women who are a part of it. It helps us to understand the need and impact of these SHG’s on the life of participating women.
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