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

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Published On : 01/04/2018

Last Modified : 17/01/2020

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 2989 1015305.5 8867860 32042703.5
2 Kollam 11 885 198149 1156276.2 5159447
3 Pathanamthitta 8 912 194996 1434731 6608997
4 Alappuzha 12 1137 181790.5 1962643.1478 7513205
5 Kottayam 11 852 203571 2702604 9867945
6 Idukki 8 1249 133346.4 2298030 7968026
7 Ernakulam 14 2151 879255.25 26910923.45 50971056.49
8 Thrissur 16 3315 700572.914 12567773.85 36899854.18
9 Palakkad 13 1226 280811.5 2923467 10021884
10 Malappuram 15 1319 284792.476 5353342.5 9976783.5
11 Kozhikode 12 793 169310.4 4935297 10363712
12 Wayanad 5 650 183119 3191761.5 9006530.9
13 Kannur 11 1110 242607.456 4739362.5 14586152
14 Kasaragod 6 1587 483317.97 6757021.5 15592181.5
  Total 153 20175 5150945.366 85801093.6478 226578478.07