NGO has played a significant role in formation of Self Help Groups and providing of credit linkage to groups through banks. NABARD has also played a vital role in providing finance to groups, members of the group set loan which consists of the following characteristics:
- Easy loan at door step.
- Loan is given without much documentation.
- Loan is given without security or mortgage.
- Loan is given immediately at the time of need.
NABARD has launched the project of SHG in the year 1992. It provides resources and training for NGO formation and provides direct financial assistance to NGO in group formation.
It also provides training to bank official on formation of group and strengthening various groups.