International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 9, Part I (2017)
Problems faced by the members of self- help groups with special reference to Thimmampalayam area in Coimbatore district
Dr. A Siva Kumar and S Kavithasri
Self Help Groups are instrumental for rural development, poverty alleviation, and social empowerment. The study is addressed through the problems faced by Self Help Group members in Thimmampalayam village at Mettupalayam Taluk in Coimbatore district were selected for the study. Some of 10 Self Help Group was covered under the study and 114 members were selected for the study and the data were collected using Questionnaire. This study revealed that lack of formal education, family responsibilities as their major (personal problem), conflicts, lack of communication skills among the group members in decision making process was the major (social problem), heavy competition is major source of (marketing problem), and insufficient loan as their major (financial problem), among the SHG members in the study area. Percentage analysis was carried out to draw meaningful interpretation of the results. Chi – Square test used to find whether the two attributes are associated or not.
How to cite this article:
Dr. A Siva Kumar and S Kavithasri. Problems faced by the members of self- help groups with special reference to Thimmampalayam area in Coimbatore district. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(9): 593-598.