Women Empowerment

Mrs. Mamoni Rajbonshi, a Moi Pragati Sakhi

Mrs. Mamoni Rajbonshi, a Moi Pragati Sakhi

Read the story Mrs. Mamoni Rajbonshi, a Moi Pragati Sakhi who has set an example for other Sakhi compatriots. Financial literacy is important because it assists people in becoming self-sufficient and financially stable. This includes the ability to save money, distinguish between wants and needs, manage a budget, pay bills, purchase a home, pay for …

CRISIL Foundation’s GramShakti programme:

CRISIL Foundation’s GramShakti programme:

CRISIL Foundation certified over 500 women grassroots-trainers as ‘GramShakti Sakhis’ at a convocation organized at the North-Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd premises in Guwahati on Thursday, November 3, 2022. In Assam, CRISIL Foundation started its intervention with its flagship financial capability-building programme “Moi Pragati” with the support of RGVN and other implementing partners. After achieving …

SFURTI – Artistic Textile Cluster, Bihdia

SFURTI – Artistic Textile Cluster, Bihdia

A general awareness, counselling & trust building workshop was recently conducted in Outala Village, Darrang District. These workshops comes under the Soft Intervention (SI) of the project which helps raise a general understanding of the scheme. Counselling also leads to developing trust and motivating people to participate. It also assists artisans with skill development, capacity …

Moi Pragati Programme – Officials visit Nalbari District

Moi Pragati Programme – Officials visit Nalbari District

Officials from CRISIL Foundation, CSR Committee and RGVN recently visited Nalbari District under the above mentioned programme. They interacted and connected with the cluster members and the beneficiaries of the Moi Pragati Programme. The exchange was very fruitful as the cluster members discussed about their journey as “SAKHIS” and shared their experiences under the programme. …

“MOI PRAGATI PROGRAMME – CRISIL REPRESENTATIVE VISIT – DARRANG”

“MOI PRAGATI PROGRAMME – CRISIL REPRESENTATIVE VISIT – DARRANG”

Representatives from CRISIL Foundation, Tania Pal and Biswajeet Das visited Darrang District and monitored the progress of Sakhis of the Moi Pragati programme. The representatives were contended seeing the headway our Sakhis were making on ground. Moi Pragati aims to empower socially and economically disadvantaged sections of society by strengthening their financial capabilities. Moi Pragati …

NATIONAL HANDLOOM DAY CELEBRATION:

NATIONAL HANDLOOM DAY CELEBRATION:

An exhibition cum sale was organized and funded by NABARD in accordance to National Handloom Day which was celebrated from 12th to 15th August 2022. Weavers, and artisans displayed their products by setting up stalls from various districts of Assam which included RGVN Grasslooms, Clusters and SHG’s from Morigaon under our ERI projects. National Handloom …

National Handloom Day 2022

National Handloom Day 2022

The handloom industry in India has been playing an imperative role in preserving India’s rich cultural heritage and socio-economic development of the country. National Handloom Day, observed on August 7 honors the handloom weavers of the country. It is a day that also recognizes the Swadeshi Movement which was launched on the same date in …

CRISIL AND RGVN OFFICAILS VISITED NALBARI DISTRICT

CRISIL AND RGVN OFFICAILS VISITED NALBARI DISTRICT

MOI PRAGATI PROJECT ASSAM: On 25th June CRISIL and RGVN Officials visited Nalbari District and met all the Sakhis of Borbhag and Barkhetri Block. Moi Pragati CRISIL Foundation’s flagship programme for strengthening the financial capability of disadvantaged communities, began with a focus on empowering women in the rural areas of Assam, a state traditionally excluded, …

“ERI & TAKURI”

“ERI & TAKURI”

Eri: Assam is the parent state for the cultivation of Eri silk which is also known as the Ahimsa silk as the process of yarn extraction does not require the moth to be killed. The rural womenfolk particularly the tribal women of Assam are traditionally equipped for Eri culture. The climate of the Northeast particularly …

GENDER ISSUES, GENDER MAINSTREAMING, GENDER BUDGETING, AND DEVELOPMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILD-FRIENDLY GRAM PANCHAYATS

GENDER ISSUES, GENDER MAINSTREAMING, GENDER BUDGETING, AND DEVELOPMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILD-FRIENDLY GRAM PANCHAYATS

The project is funded by State Institute of Panchayat and Rural Development, Govt. of Assam. Through this programme trainings on gender issues such as violence against women, advocacy of basic rights to equality, education, health and sanitation, acts and legalities, practical gender needs, developing of women and child-friendly Gram Panchayats are imparted. In collaboration with …