With the inspiration of Smt. Mamata Bandopadhyay , Honorable Chief Minister , West Bengal Sri Jitendra Kumar Tiwary, Mayor, Asansol Municipal Corporation claiming that AMC is witnessing a silent revolution at the grass root level through SHGs and promises to further boost them up with innovative projects.
Asansol Municipal Corporation –NULM cell aims on community development through SELF HELP GROUP SHG is a small voluntary association consisting of 12-14 poor people from different caste groups. They come together for the purpose of solving their day to day common problem and for mutual help. The goal of Asansol Municipal Corporation - NULM cell is to promote savings and credit activities and to promote Micro enterprise development which may lead to permanent improvement of their socio economic condition. The formation of their group provides a forum to evaluate many participatory activities on many issues in general , social, educational, health and political matter including women’s right also. Presently under Asansol Municipal Corporation we are having 828 nos. of SHGs.