At A Glance
An innovative community based women-oriented initiative to fight absolute poverty.
A state initiative for poverty reduction launched on 17th May 1998.
One of the largest women's movement in Asia with a membership of 37.8 lakhs representing equal number of families.
37.37 lakh poor families brought under the community based organisations (CBOs) consisting of 2.0 5 lakh Neighbourhood
Groups(NHG), 19,773 Area Development Societies (ADSs) and 1,072 Community Development Societies (CDSs) - rural urban.
Mobilised a sum of Rs. 1688 crores as thrift and disbursed loans amounting to Rs.4195 crores to the members ofNeighbourhood Groups.
1,50,755 NHGs graded under Linkage Banking Programme, out of which 1,27,467 NHGs linked with banks and an amount of Rs.1140crores mobilised as credit.
25050 individual enterprises and 1757 group (with minimum 5-10 members) enterprises of women developed in urban areas.
3516 individual enterprises and 10620 group (with minimum 5-10 members) enterprises of poor women formed in rural areas.
2,25,200 Women cultivators in 46444 groups for collective farming 2009-2010.
11916 Joint Liabilty Group formed.
17 Samagra Projects functioning with the involvement of 32,121 women
570 group enterprises and 810 individual enterprises started under the Special Employement Programme.(Yuvashree)
Ashraya-Destitute identification and Rehabilitation Project implemented in 909 Local Self Governments and 71,011 destitutes
248 entrepreneur groups (Thelima) formed for the municipal solid waste management in urban areas.
'Buds' -31 special schools for physically and mentally challenged children set up under the leadership of the Local Self Government.
54669 Balasabhas (Children's Neighbourhood Groups) with 8.9 lakh children formed in urban and rural areas.
Involvement of 55,959 tribal families with 3,998 NHGs under the Tribal Special Project
Under the special Gender Self Learning Programme active participation of 50,220 resource persons and 2.2 lakhs NHGs ensured. Launched SreeSakthi Portal which is exclusively for women to participate in active discussions on variuos issues related to them.
Functioning of Kudumbashree MIS which is first of its kind in India
74 Kudumbashree IT units with 1,024 people are functioning
Sales from monthly market and festival fairs 2010-11(Till Nov) 14.15 Crores
Political Empowerment of Women - In 2010 alone 11,773 women candidates contested panchayath election and 5485 of them had won the elections