World Vision promoted SHG gets state level award in Maharashtra

The Laxmi Bai Women’s Self-Help Group (SHG) of Naik nagar, Murum, Maharashtra has bagged the first place at the State Level and second place at the National Level during the SHG Exhibition held in Mumbai.

Laxmibai Mahila Bachat Gat – Naik Nagar (Murum) was started by World Vision and is also supported by World Vision.This group has been putting up its stalls in Mumbai, Delhi and in the neighbouring towns and has been recognized for its work.

The Laxmibai Mahila Bachat Gat of Naik Nagar has bagged the “Mahalaxmi Saras Pradarshan Award” during the exhibition. This exhibition was jointly organized by National and State Government Rural Development Ministry (Gram Vikas Mantralaya) and NABARD from 21st January to 2nd February.

Nearly 450 SHGs from 22 States took part in the event and displayed products for exhibition and sale. Six SHGs from Osmanabad District took part in the exhibition. Laxmibai Mahila Bachat Gat – Naik Nagar too displayed their traditional Banjara Dress during the exhibition.

The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr. Ashokraoji Chavan felicitated Laxmibai Mahila Bachat Gat – Naik Nagar at Omerga on the occasion of International Women’s Day.The President of India Smt. Prathiba Patil has invited the Laxmi Mahila Bachat Gat to New Delhi to felicitate them.

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