Port Blair, March 16: NABARD has been supporting NGOs/ Banks for promotion and credit linkage of SHGs, imparting livelihood training programmes and supporting SHGs in marketing their produce through a number of interventions. Many Self Help Groups in the Islands are undertaking livelihood activities viz., making various handicraft products, food processing, tailoring and such other activities which helps them to generate additional income thereby improving their economic and social status.

As a part of International Women’s Day 2023 and in order to provide a platform for sale of SHG’s products, NABARD is organising an exhibition-cum-sale of their products at Marina Park on 18 & 19 March 2023 (Saturday & Sunday).

Alongside, a Street Drama (Nukkad Natak) on the importance of Women Empowerment through SHGs is also being organised on 19th March 2023.

Ms Vedita Reddy, IAS, Deputy Commissioner & Secretary (RD/Panch/PRI), A&N Administration would be inaugurating the event on 18 March 2023 at 5:00 pm at Marina Park.

All are cordially invited to visit the stalls of SHGs and encourage them in their efforts.