Shri Mahila Griha Udyog, the makers of the famous Lijjat Papad, is an organisation which symbolises the strength of a woman. Only women can become the. Contributed by members of Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad is Contributed by members of TORY. The story of Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad is all that and much more. Today, Lijjat is more than just a household name for ‘papad’.

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In addition to that, those involved in the rolling of the papads also need to have a clean house and space to dry the papads they roll every day.

At the same time it is not prudent for the organisation to invest in office property for so many members. A majority of the women inhabitants of an old residential building in Girgaum a thickly populated area of South Bombaywere busy attending their usual domestic chores. That, in turn has led to a sense of shared destiny in our institution. We discourage any kind of class distinction and do not declare ourselves as an organisation for poor or needy women.

Chaganbapa advised them to make a standard papad and asked them never to compromise on quality. Later, the managing committee decided to start such classes in all its branches.

What’s more stunning than its stupendous success is its striking simplicity. This is where our job ends. We do not want to get into monetary hassles because of badly managed accounts. On several occasions, the Lijjat member-sisters have undertaken social service activities such as distributing nutritious food for poor children, donating money for conducting community marriage, instituting prize-money for spread of primary education, undertaking blood donation drive, organising health camps, plantation drives and even making donations to Government bodies.


Lijjat was the brain child of seven Gujarati women from Bombay now Mumbai. From the beginning, the women had decided that they would not approach anyone for donations or help, even if the organisation incurred losses.

The incredible story of Lijjat Papad!

On successive failures of a branch to abide by the organisation’s philosophy of consistent quality and production of papads, the central committee reduces the daily wages of its members by hdyog rupee.

We work together and dream together for a better tomorrow. Self-reliance was the policy and no monetary help was to be sought not even voluntarily offered donations. The institution sponsored programs and gave away gifts for the winners of specific shows in the television. The organisation is wide-spread, with majila Central Office at Mumbai mahla it’s 81 Branches and 27 Divisions in different states all over India.

Every member gets her share of vanai rolling charge every day for the work she does and this is possible only because the rest of the system is geared to support it.

Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad – Wikipedia

Click here for Lijjat collection flow chart Again with exporters, our responsibility ends with delivery. We make it clear to them that they must pay on delivery lijjag they want our distributorship.

The name, suggested by Dhirajben Ruparel, was chosen in a contest held for the purpose, with prize money of Rs. In the monthly meetings, the quality issue and modifications are tested.

Any single member’s objection can nullify a decision. They wanted to start a venture to create a sustainable livelihood using the only skill they had i.

Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad, or Lijjat, is an organization that has acted as a catalyst in empowering poor urban women across India during the last four decades.

Great work, Indian managament shows the way! During the first year, the women had to stop production for four months during the rainy season as the rains would prevent the drying of the papads. Given the vastness of India, every region produces different quality of urad, rice, spices, et cetera.


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Only women can become the members of the organisation. At the same time, each and every member mahipa the veto power. The member-sisters used their organisation as a medium to promote their and their families’ welfare.

Leaving the organisation is voluntary. Great job by the bens The quality of papad s can vary due to quality of water used in various parts of India. Shri Mahila Griha Udyog, the makers of the famous Lijjat Papad, is an organisation which symbolises the strength of a woman. Only we have the authority to decide the manner in which profit or loss should be apportioned among ourselves. Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papadpopularly known as Lijjatis an Indian women ‘s cooperative involved in manufacturing of various fast-moving consumer goods.

When we started out, Chhagan Bapa, our mentor had advised us to maintain accounts daily.

He emphasized to them the importance of running it as a business enterprise and maintaining proper accounts. Lots of companies selling papads have come and gone. We believe in each other, in each other’s ability and commitment to take lijat institution towards progress. The papads were kept on the cot and the stove below the cot so that the process of drying could take place in spite of the rains.

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