IMPHAL, Sept 4: Altogether 77 self-help groups of Keirao area were given loan of Rs. 25, 000 each under the funding of Manipur Rural Bank and Punjab National Bank today.
The loan amount was distributed to the members of SHGs in a simple function held at Chura Lampak, Arapti Mamang Leikai.
The function was attended by Dr Kh Somorendro, director, Institute of Cooperative Management, Imphal and social worker MI Khan as the chief guest and president respectively.
Speaking at the function, Dr Somorendro urged the SHG members to utilize the loan amount in a proper way to bring utmost benefits to the socio-economic conditions of the society.
He also appealed to the members to be cooperative with one another.
Social worker MI Khan stated that it has been his long cherished desire to bring an upliftment to the socioeconomic condition of the women of Keirao.
He further appealed to the women to utilize the loan amount in a proper and efficient manner.