Panchayati Raj Minister Giriraj Singh on 3-day visit to Tripura attends interactive session with women-run SHGs
In Tripura, Union R.D. and Panchayati Raj Minister Giriraj Singh, who is on a three-day visit to the state attended an interactive session with women-run Self Help Groups in Rabindra Bhavan yesterday.
Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, Dy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma also remained present in the programme. SHG representatives from across the state joined the session and highlighted their works on attaining self sufficiency. Most of the SHG representatives urged the Union Minister to ensure soft loan to boost the activities of SHGs.
At the programme, the Union Minister handed over a cheque comprising a loan sanction of 35 crore rupees to the SHGs. Today Mr Singh will hold a press conference at the State Guest House.