A work on Women empowerment with special reference to Kerala
Jobin V Jacob1, Soni Viveko2

1Jobin V Jacob, student, Department of Management, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kollam, India.
2Soni Vivek, Assistant Professor, Department of Management Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri.

Manuscript received on 02 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 10 June 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 June 2019 | PP: 1004-1010 | Volume-8 Issue-8, June 2019 | Retrieval Number: H6543068819/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Self help group (SHG) is the tool to alleviate poverty in a fast developing nation like India. Different initiatives of SHG like small scale business ventures, microfinance initiatives is gaining tremendous amount of popularity because of their incredible positive effect on women empowerment. The objective of this paper: To review and existing literature on topic of Self Help Group (SHG) and microfinance in India and to analyse impact of SHG on women upliftment and empowerment in parayakadavu village of kollam district in Kerala. For this investigation primary data is collected. Primary data constitutes of hundred women respondents, who was selected out of 20 SHG operating in parayakadavu village.Data was collected in February, 2019.Findings showed that there is tremendous impact on women empowerment in parayakadavu village through SHG in terms of increase in saving habits, decision making skills, income level etc.
Keyword: Work Empowerment, Microfinance Skills.
Scope of the Article: Marketing and Social Sciences.