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self-help

Refers to the ability of a creditor to take steps to gain control of property currently in the possession and control of a debtor.Self-help repossession of personal property is generally allowed if it can be done without breaching the peace.Self-help eviction is generally frowned upon and may expose the landlord to liability in damages to the tenant.The time-honored but illegal practice of removing a tenant's front door in order to “paint”it is a form of self-help eviction.

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The mean rank in Table 2 shows the factors influencing the respondents, namely the customers of self help group products, to purchase the products supplied by self help groups.
250 victims receive training on Self Help Group approach and IGA management.
There are more than 85,000 Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Assam.
Mr Karunanidhi, who distributed Rs Two crore loan to eight WSHGs, said he was proud that Self Help Groups had grown and helped women to attain economic independence.
Although there were a number of reasons why the participants in the survey did not seek help for their disorder or dependency from either professionals or self help groups, the three most frequently reported reasons were:
Bender, The Strength in Us: Self Help Groups in the Modern World (1976) [hereinafter Katz & Bender, The Strength in Us].
Further discussed are mental health services and self help groups for people with vision loss.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed urban cooperative banks (UCBs) to extend loans to self help groups (SHGs), a move aimed at promoting financial inclusion in the country, The Business Standard has reported.
The women self help groups have become more self-reliant economically and participation of women in social decisions has been ensured.
Tenders are invited for Running the Hospital Canteen of Cochin Port Trust from Janasree / Kudumbasree / Self Help Groups (SHGs)/Registered Co-operative Societies like Indian Coffee House/contractors or Firms having 2 years experience in providing canteen services in PSUs.
We have 35 million women now in India, who are members of self help groups and with the help of the World Bank, we have now started a program for expanding this coverage," Ramesh said.