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Karnataka govt collaborates with Meesho to empower 2,500 self-help groups

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Bengaluru, July 30 (KNN) The Karnataka government has signed an agreement with e-commerce firm Meesho to empower 2,500 self-help groups in the state.

The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was by Sanjeevini –Karnataka State Rural Livelihood Promotion Society and e-commerce firm in the presence of chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Bommai said  “this agreement will bring a huge difference in the lives of thousands of women across the state by making them self-reliant.”

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Bommai also said that schemes for self-employment of women will be identified in every gram panchayat. He asked the concerned authorities to prepare a Detailed Project Report (DPR) soon.

“The Department of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood is already providing assistance for self-employment to self-help groups in Karnataka under the `Elevate Scheme’ with the support of the Government of India. These program’s now need to be scaled up and managed at the micro level” he added.

Earlier, Meesho had partnered with Telangana's incubator ‘We Hub’ to promote women's entrepreneurship in Telangana.  (KNN Bureau)

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