140,204 Women's SHGs formed

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Since 2002, 140,204 SHGs have been formed and federated into 5,665 Village Organisations (VOs), and 182 Block Organisations (BOs). These community institutions are the foundation for collective action around community issues, sharing of best practices, and an efficient cost-effective way to provide training across sectors - financial, health, political, and social.

Number of SHGs, VOs, and BOs Mobilised (2010-16)

FY SHGs Formed VOs Formed BOs Formed
2010-11 4,344 245 12
2011-12 8,192 244 18
2012-13 49,788 1,386 23
2013-14 19,467 1,515 47
2014-15 19,625 1,246 40
2015-16 14,583 1,029 42
As on 31 March 2016