Conference

The National Conference on SHG Federations - Challenges and Way Ahead, Pune was organized by Chaitanya in collaboration with Bank of Maharashtra, College of Agricultural Banking (CAB) of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Enable (formerly known as National Network of Resource Organisations), Friends of Women’s World Banking (FWWB), National  Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Sa-dhan, State Bank of India and Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (YASHADA) on 4th and 5th of March 2010 at YASHADA and CAB respectively. 

Conference objectives
Create a platform among different stakeholders of the Self Help Group (SHG) movement to share and understand:
  • Current status and different models - social, financial and livelihood - of SHG federations
  • Issues and challenges faced by federations especially those related to capacity building based on SHG networks and funds flow
  • Policies of national organizations to support SHG federations
  • Discuss measures to address challenges and enhance flow of resources to facilitate SHG federations
The conference brought together representatives of various stakeholders of the SHG movement in India, such as SHG members, Federation leaders and representatives of Self Help Promoting Institutions from 12 states of India, Policy Makers, Training Institutions, Technical Support Institutions, National Networks, along with representatives from various Banks and Experts from the field of SHGs and Micro Finance.

For further details, please refer to the attachments on this page.

The following documents are in the process of being finalized and will be uploaded subsequently:
  • Conference Report
  • Hindi translation of the Pune Declaration

Thank you all for making this conference a success.

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