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Keywords

Economic health, Atma Nirbhar Bharat, rural entrepreneurs, Self Help Group

Abstract

The corona-19 pandemic has pervaded into every nook & corner of the world. Since the entire globe has announced lockdown for uncertain period, the commercial activity has pushed the indicators of economic health in a state of depression. A multi-centered approach is the need of the hour to take the economy out of this crisis. In India on May 12th, the Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, announced a special economic package of Rs 20 lakh crore with the aim of making the country independent against the tough competition in the global supply chain and to help in empowering the people who have been adversely affected by COVID. In order to achieve this vision, India needs to focus on holistic and sustainable development. The formation of SHGs is a holistic program with an objective to bring the rural entrepreneurs in a platform and encourage them to initiate innovation. This research paper makes an attempt to study the potentialities of Self Help Group ( SHGs) in strengthening economy of India to support Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.

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