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Volume 4 Issue 8
August-2017
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR1708041

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224-228

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Title

Economic Empowerment through Microfinance: A Comparative Study

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2349-5162

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"Economic Empowerment through Microfinance: A Comparative Study", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.4, Issue 8, page no.224-228, August-2017, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1708041.pdf

Abstract

The present study is an attempt to evaluate the level of women economic empowerment income, expenditure and savings of the SHG members after joining microfinance programme. The study has been conducted in two blocks of Nadia district, West Bengal. These two blocks are Ranaghat-II and Chakdah. The study is mainly based on primary data collected through interview and well-structured scheduled. To analysis the data, average, percentage, ‘Z’ test have been used. The present study reveals that microfinance programme has been able to improve the economic empowerment of women in the study area. It is found that in both the blocks the SHG members’ income have increased after joining the microfinance programme. The family expenditure of SHG members’ has also increased in both the blocks due to increase in income. After joining the microfinance programme savings of the members have increased. Thus, it can be concluded that microfinance programme plays an important role for economic development of the rural women in the study area.

Key Words

Self-Help Group, Women Empowerment, Microfinance, Self-employment.

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"Economic Empowerment through Microfinance: A Comparative Study", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.4, Issue 8, page no. pp224-228, August-2017, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1708041.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR1708041
Registration ID: 170594
Published In: Volume 4 | Issue 8 | Year August-2017
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): http://doi.one/10.1717/JETIR.17027
Page No: 224-228
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Economic Empowerment through Microfinance: A Comparative Study", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.4, Issue 8, page no. pp224-228, August-2017, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1708041.pdf




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