Rural women’s more energy and time are spent in the task related to dairy husbandry & milk production .Women’s are actual users of the dairy co-operatives. They should be encouraged to become members and share the responsibilities of managing the dairy cooperative .Keeping in mind inherent potential of the rural women in the creation of vibrant & successful dairy cooperatives, with the guidance of National Dairy Development Board, Kolhapur Milk Union formulated suitable programme to promote women’s involvement & their participation through Dairy Cooperative.
Our Union implementing following activities for fulfillment of objectives ,
Our following staff & stakeholders are involved in the activity,
|1||Programme started since||1995|
|2||Programme implemented in No. Villages||211|
|3||No. of DCS covered||344|
In 1995 Kolhapur Milk Union started implementing Women Dairy Cooperative Leadership Development Programme for rural women. Programme focusing on issues related with Women Empowerment.
Self Help Group is one of important activity towards the rural women’s Empowerment. It played important role in stages of Empowerment. It is an opportunity for women to come together and interact among themselves. In their SHG they come together in a month or every fortnight & subscribe their Thrift, deposit in bank, get & repay loans for their small needs as well as for small income generating activity.
Actively able to settle domestic problem faced by women.
Helping hand for the flood affected people by donating food, clothes.
Working as Resource Persons at villages.
|1||Union started Self Help Group activity since||1995|
|2||No. of Self Help Group formed||2966|
|3||No. of women members of self Help group||43,940|
|4||Amount of total Thrift collected||Rs. 8.5 crore|