Dimensions of Self Help Group Dynamics of Horticulture Farmers

Vipinkumar, V P and Singh, Baldeo (2002) Dimensions of Self Help Group Dynamics of Horticulture Farmers. Indian Research Journal of Extension Education, 2 (1). pp. 6-12.


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    The concept of 'Self Help Group' (SHG) exists prior to any intervention. The members are linked by a common bond like caste, sub-caste, blood, community, place of origin-or activity in these 'natural groups' or 'affinity groups'. The 'SHGs' provide the benefits of economies in certain areas of production process by undertaking common action programmes like cost effective credit delivery system, generating a forum for collective learning with rural people, promoting democratic culture, fostering an entrepreneurial culture, providing a firm base for dialogue and co-operation in programmes with other institutions, possessing credibility arid power to ensure participation and helping to assess the individual member's managment capacity (Femandez, 1995).

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Dimensions; Self Help Group; Horticulture Farmers
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension > Fisheries Extension
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 26 May 2012 11:01
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:52
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8954

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