An official of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kohima translates the interaction with PM at Kashanishin village under Tseminyu subdivision.
Kohima, July 12 (MExN): Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted directly with the members of Self Help Groups under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission and beneficiaries of Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gramin Kaushalya Yojna through video conferencing on July 12. Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kohima also hosted the interaction at Kashanishin village under Tseminyu subdivision for members of SHGs and Women Groups.
KVK Kohima Sr. Scientist & Head Dr. V. Akashe Zhimomi in a press release stated that the interaction provided an opportunity to the Prime Minister to get to know, directly from the Self Help Groups members, about the various activities being undertaken by them under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission and how it has impacted their lives.
PM Modi said that women empowerment means providing opportunities to women after realising and identifying their inherent talent. The PM also said that such help groups are financially empowering the women.
Beneficiaries included Self Help Groups working on Anti-alcohol movement from Bihar, Brick making unit from Chhattisgarh.
Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission has emerged as the largest institutional platform for women’s empowerment.
The Mission has now initiated implementation in 4884 blocks spread across 600 districts. More than 5 crore women have been mobilized into 45 lakh Self Help Groups.