NGO and SHG

NGO and SHG

Table of contents

  1. NGO
  2. SHG

NGO

Previous year questions

  1. “In the Indian governance system, the role of non-state actors has been only marginal.” Critically examine this statement. (2016)
  2. Examine critically the recent changes in the rules governing foreign funding of NGOs under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), 1976. (2015)
  3. How can the role of NGOs be strengthened in India for development works relating to protection of the environment? Discuss throwing light on the major constraints. (2015)

RAG Topics

  1. CSR mandate
  2. Social entrepreneurship

  1. Role of NGO in Indian governance

Quick bytes

  1. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Practice questions

  1. Analyse how NGO’s help in implementation of government’s welfare schemes. Also bring out its drawbacks.
  2. What is the Difference in Company, Society and Trust ?

SHG

Previous year questions

  1. The Self-Help Group (SHG) Bank Linkage Programme (SBLP), which is India’s own innovation, has proved to be one of the most effective poverty alleviation and women empowerment programmes. Elucidate. (2015)
  2. The penetration of Self Help Groups (SHGs) in rural areas in promoting participation in development programmes is facing socio-cultural hurdles. Examine (2014)
  3. The legitimacy and accountability of Self Help Groups (SHGs) and their patrons, the micro-finance outfits, need systematic assessment and scrutiny for the sustained success of the concept. Discuss. (2013)

RAG Topics

  1. SHG’s and women empowerment
  2. Challenges of SHG’s growth in India

  1. Skill development of SHG’s
  2. Financial literacy and SHG’s

  1. Self-Help Group (SHG) Bank Linkage Programme (SBLP)
  2. Accountability issues in SHG

Quick bytes

  1. SHG’s are the trinity of Grouping, Finance and Empowerment.
  2. The core of the NRLM financial inclusion and investment strategy is “making poor the preferred clients of the banking system and mobilizing bank credit”.
  3. For successful SHGs they have to practice ‘Panchasutra’ (Regular meetings; Regular savings; regular inter-loaning; Timely repayment; and Up-to-date books of accounts).

Practice questions

  1. Analyse the effect of Self-Help Groups on access to maternal health services in India with examples.

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