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

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 11 364 110932 4880293 4175863
2 Kollam 12 143 36811.6 280844.7 1420847
3 Pathanamthitta 8 143 25587 43279 627652
4 Alappuzha 12 124 35544.5 73706 1165785
5 Kottayam 11 207 34451.5 321317 1433736.5
6 Idukki 8 184 47554.4 277465 2284330
7 Ernakulam 14 316 70512.2 492395 2453107.3
8 Thrissur 16 577 104297.73 1115395.35 4004007.25
9 Palakkad 13 67 55999 356915 1113275
10 Malappuram 15 93 20461 243782.5 1150114
11 Kozhikode 12 153 39028 627376 2278347
12 Wayanad 5 159 36847 481355 1827368.9
13 Kannur 11 186 43276.076 149960.5 2388582
14 Kasaragod 6 81 32536.8 187856.5 595327.5
  Total 154 2797 693838.806 9531940.55 26918342.45