Mumbai: In a recent development, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday shifted the online, revolving fund and community investment fund for 31,938 self-help groups (SHGs) from 218.50 crores.
The Chief Minister interacted with various self-help groups and transferred funds online to them.
“We have to break the chain of this virus. Our frontline warriors are constantly working in this direction. People working in public places, including coronavirus warriors, businessmen, or the general public … In order to provide them with masks, women SHGs have worked with great strength. Some of them have also developed PPE kits,” Adityanath said.
He said, “They have done a great job. If these women SHGs get a little guidance and encouragement, they can do anything. I also interacted with them today along with other people and I have realized that they can reach great heights,” he added.
Earlier on Wednesday, the Chief Minister launched Uttar Pradesh Startup Fund and handed over the first installment of Rs 15 crore to Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).