This empowerment programme was aimed at poor and down trodden women of the forest fringe areas of Purulia, Bankura, Paschim Medinipur Jhargram districts. Self Help Groups (SHG) were formed as part of group mobilization and were imparted vocational trainings in different Green Colleges. Post training, women were encouraged to apply for interest free Loan as start up support 

During the reporting period , 45 women applied for loan which had been kept under active consideration.