About Us

Kudumbashree, poverty eradication and women empowerment programme implemented by the State Poverty Eradication Mission (SPEM) of the Government of Kerala. Kudumbashree is essentially a community network that covers the entire State of Kerala.

Mahila Kisan Sashakthikaran Pariyojana (MKSP) a sub component of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) aims at increasing the visibility of women in agriculture, reducing drudgery and providing a livelihood opportunity by adopting sustainable and eco friendly agriculture.

Kudumbashree, the programme implementing agency (PIA) for Kerala, has undertaken the project through the institution of Joint Liability Group (JLG) of women farmers. Presently Kudumbashree facilitates 60000 joint liability groups undertaking cultivation in 55000 hectors of land. Paddy, Banana, Tubers and vegetables are the major crops.

For ensure better marketing opportunities and avoid middle man exploitation Kudumbashree started weekly markets across the state. Mission provided infrastructure facilities to 450 CDS.

Today's Market

Sl. No District CDS Venue
1 Thiruvananthapuram Edava Venkulam market
2 Thiruvananthapuram Chemmaruthy Vattaplamoodu,
3 Kannur Mokeri Near panchayathu
4 Kannur Panoor Kariyadu

Published On : 01/04/2018

Last Modified : 26/03/2019

Sales Report

Sl. No District No of Blocks No of Markets Conducted Quantity of JLG Products(Kg.) Sales of Non JLG Products (Rs.) Total Sales in Rs
1 Thiruvananthapuram 11 1875 618042.5 6228031 19581119.5
2 Kollam 11 595 72183.1 648806.7 3651829
3 Pathanamthitta 8 563 105022 610553 3260650
4 Alappuzha 12 905 164145.5 1516506.1478 6283831
5 Kottayam 11 576 118591 899359 4669018
6 Idukki 8 745 91674.4 755495 4598764
7 Ernakulam 14 1321 526821.785 1933531.95 9730224
8 Thrissur 16 2277 452090.824 5885563.85 20558745.08
9 Palakkad 13 1119 266579.5 2509779 9100553
10 Malappuram 15 720 241032.75 3508511.5 6770754.5
11 Kozhikode 12 656 151492.4 2202952 6519471
12 Wayanad 5 344 92710 964618.5 3696886.9
13 Kannur 11 652 137891.076 1265317.5 6948929
14 Kasaragod 6 950 252127.9 3692422.5 8564008.5
  Total 153 13298 3290404.735 32621447.6478 113934783.48