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Gujarat has witnessed a growth rate of 11.5% for five years ending March 2009. Along with the remarkable economic progress, Gujarat as a state is well aware of the importance of inclusive growth. To harness the multiple growth opportunities arising out of the positive developmental strides made by Government of Gujarat, on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee Year celebration of Gujarat State starting from 1st May 2010; Gujarat Government announced 'Mission Mangalam' - as an integrated poverty alleviation approach in a demand driven convergence mode. ‘Mission Mangalam’ aims to bring the critical mass of resources to address poverty by creating a single platform for stakeholders like Banks, Industry Partners, Micro Finance Institutes and Skill Imparting Institutions, etc. to deliver desired outcomes. While building social business enterprises, the concept of ‘Mission Mangalam’ envisages integration of Self Help groups and their federations into the value chain of investors. Around 24 lakh women who are currently active under 2 lakh SakhiMandals / Self Help Groups (SHGs) are in the state are managing to the tune of Rs.1000 crores through bank linkage. Having made such a remarkable achievement, the Government looks forward to work towards the following parameters:
Gujarat’s most precious resource is 'people' and their potential to work towards collective betterment of the state and eventually the nation. Poverty becomes an hindrance for optimum utilization of this resource and its potential. Poverty has numerous manifestations including low and unreliable income, poor health, low levels of education and literacy, insecurity and uncertain access to justice, disempowerment and isolation from mainstream socio-economic development. Mission Mangalam, through its multi-dimensional policies and interventions aims to provide permanent solutions. It strives to provide options of income generating opportunities, ready to access means of production, affordable basic services and protection of law. Thus, 'Mission Mangalam' is a complete package with all these elements incorporated in it.
The five basic guiding principles of Mission Mangalam are
The guiding principles are based on facts viz:
Strengths of Mission Mangalam:
Core Benefits for Corporate under Mission Mangalam:
Though Mission Mangalam is a ‘for profit’ venture and not a CSR support activity. However, the benefits of CSR such as up skilling people providing entrepreneurial and employment opportunities could be leveraged by the corporate.
Last Update On : 01-Apr-2017