JSPL Foundation’s Workshop To Empower SHG Women In Odisha’s Joda & Barbil
Joda/Barbil: In a bid to empower women for inclusive and holistic social development, JSPL Foundation organized a two-day workshop-cum-capacity building programme in Joda and Barbil regions, in Odisha’s Keonjhar district.
About 125 women SHG leaders from Bhadrasahi and Serenda gram panchayats actively participated in the programme themed ‘Role of Women in Social Change’, meant to make rural women self-reliant by inculcating entrepreneurship spirits in them.
SHG women participants were trained on leadership qualities, SHG management, micro business development modules, sales & marketing skills, and digital payment system.
Dibakar Majhi, Programme Manager Odisha Livelihood Mission of Joda block, imparted training to SHG leaders on different socio-economic welfare schemes of the government and modus operandi for availing benefits of the schemes.
Introducing the need and objectives of the workshop-cum-capacity building programme, DGM and Head CSR of JSP Barbil Vargil Lakra highlighted the need to scale up turnover of SHG products by adopting various marketing techniques through optimum use of local marketing channels and digital payment systems.
The programme was inaugurated by Padmashree Dr Tulasi Munda and Serenda sarpanch Er Daisy Sidhu, in the presence of Bhadrasahi sarpanch Pramila Naik, PS members and other village leaders.
“The training has unique components of practical applications in running micro and small business. I have learnt so many things and such training programs will help me in becoming self-reliant by earning supplementary income for my family” said Sumitra Patra from Serenda village.