The first general meeting cum skill development programme of Kiphire district Self Help Group (SHG) federation was held on June 11 at Hopongkyu Memorial Hall.
The meeting was addressed by Chopiba Z Thongru, caretaker Kiphire district SHG federation and C.M. Tsanglao, DC Kiphire; Sonnie, president Dhansiripar block SHG federation and Dekasshish Dad, bank manager SBI Kiohire branch were the speakers. Speaking on the occasion, DC Kiphire said there should be no communication gap between the SHGs and urged them to work together to achieve their goal and for the welfare of the society.
Highlighting the role of federation and its objectives to the SHGs, Sonnie said SHG should not be formed only with the intension of getting assistance but with positive attitude to be successful and reform the economy. Bank manager SBI Kiphire interacting with the SHGs about the importance of relationship between the bank and the SHGs said SHGs should maintain accounts and organize group meetings. The meeting was attended by 47 SHGs including two representatives from each SHGs from three blocks of Kiphire district.