Kudumbashree

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News:Kudumbashree will organise the campaign in Kerala aimed at taking Kudumbashree products to each household in the State.

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About Kudumbashree:

  • Kudumbashree is the poverty eradication and women empowerment programme implemented by the State Poverty Eradication Mission (SPEM) of the Government of Kerala in 1997.
  • The name Kudumbashree in Malayalam language means ‘prosperity of the family’.
  • The mission aims at the empowerment of women through forming self-help groups and encouraging microcredit and entrepreneurship among women.
  • It consists of a three tier structure with Neighbourhood Groups (NHGs) as primary level units, Area Development Societies (ADS) at the ward level and Community Development Societies (CDS) at the local government level.