660 Self Help Groups out of the targeted 1250 have been formed in the countryside with Lepchas womenfolk under the Kingchoom Daarmit Rural Livelihood Mission Scheme. The scheme has received sanction and fund during the year. The Project Management Team comprising of the Project Manager, Coordinators and Consultant have been put in place. 235 Community Service Providers (CSPs) have been selected and engage. Formal training of project personnel and the CSPs have been done. Primary activities of the SHGs are going on. The SHGs have been organized into a Federation which had been registered as the Mayel Lyang Debtong Mahila SHG Cooperative Society Limited bearing Registration no – 07 OF/DJ/2015-16 dated 21.08.2015.