GOVT OF WEST BENGAL
SELF HELP GROUP & SELF EMPLOYMENT
The State Government vide resolution no. 83-SH/2P/Prs-15/2009 dated 20th February 2009, formed a Corporation in the name of West Bengal Swarojgar Corporation Limited and in conformity with the erstwhile Companies Act, 1956, presently replaced by the Companies Act, 2013. The Corporation primarily carry on the following services for the welfare and benefit of the State on its behalf which are as follows:
Training to the SHG members in various fields like tailoring, goatery, poultry, floriculture, hospitality management, handicrafts, jute crafts, food products, Computer application, mushroom cultivation, beautician, etc.
Setting up of micro-projects like poultry shed, goatery shed, poly green house, etc. for the sustainable development and livelihood of the SHG members.
Organising melas / fairs for marketing of SHG products, all related advertisement matters, Souveniours, sponsorship, etc.
Providing Interest subsidy for the SHG members by creating bank linkage in the nomenclature of West Bengal Swanirbhar Sahayak Prakalpa (WBSSP), an interest subsidy scheme of the State Government for Self Help Groups (SHG) of the State.
Personal Accident Insurance Cover for the SHG members - Samaj Sathi
Swami Vivekananda Swanirbhar Karmasanthan Prakalpa (SVSKP) - loan given to prospective entrepreneurs / unemployed youths for their sustainability and livelihood)
Vocational Training programmes for Individuals.