Livelihoods, Skill Development & Market Linkages
One of the objectives of Mission Shakti has been to provide livelihood support to Women SHGs and their federations through various income generating activities. Women SHGs in Odisha have taken up numerous Income Generating Activities such as Agriculture (Rice, Sugarcane, Onion, Ground Nut etc.), Vegetable cultivation, Organic farming (all kinds of Millets, rice, Turmeric, rajma etc.), Apiculture, Badi and Pampad making, Bamboo crafts, Candle Making, Chhatua Making, Civil Construction, Door Mat Making, Flour mill, Flouriculture, Fly Ash Brick Business, Goatery, Horticulture, Handloom, Incense sticks making, Livestock rearing (Dairy, Goatery, Sheep rearing, Piggery, Poultry farming), Mid-Day Meal Preparation in School, Milk and Milk Products (Curd, Paneer etc) selling, Mixture making, Mushroom Farming, Organic fertilizers making, Paper/Leaf Plate Making, PDS Dealership, Phenyl making, Pickle Making, Puffed Rice (mudhi) Business, Retail Shop, Sabai Grass Craft, Silk thread jewellery, Spices making, Stone carving, Sweets, Snacks and Pitha Business, Tailoring, Tent house Business, Thread work, Toiletry items cosmetics and oil, Weaving, Wood Craft etc.