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 the initial days of Lijjat, the profits of the first six months were shared equally among all sisters in the form of gold.

Retrieved 2 October Lijjat believes in the philosophy of sarvodaya and collective ownership. It has never and nor will it in the future, accept any charity, donation, gift or grant from any quarter.

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The running of the organisation is entrusted to a managing committee of twenty-one members, including the President, the Vice-President, two secretaries, and two palad. Lots of companies selling papads have come and gone.

He emphasized to them the importance of running it as a business enterprise and maintaining proper accounts. Please enter your Email ID. Lijjat undertook the rehabilitation of Chincholi Joganthe earthquake affected village in the Latur district of Maharashtra. In the gfiha meetings, the quality issue and modifications are tested. Even a ben who has recently joined gets the same share as others who have been with us longer. We know that if our quality is good, consumers will buy.

Its story shows how an organisation can infuse Gandhian simplicity in all its activities. Mahkla is papa business like any other udoyg if the structure is different. The Times of India. Seven women with no special skills but a strong determination to earn dignity as individuals went ahead to make a successful business, doing what they knew best — rolling papads. Our bens take dough home and roll them into papads when they are free from their domestic chores. Shri Mahila Griha Udyog, the makers of the famous Lijjat Papad, is an organisation which symbolises the strength of a woman.


It is evident in the fact that even without modern machines, every consumer of Lijjat papad, wherever she is, gets the same consistent quality of papad. Our solution is simple. Lijjat follows its own financial accountability principle. Everyone gets an equal share of profit, irrespective of who does what work, irrespective of seniority or responsibility.

Decentralisation In two words — decentralisation works. Pawar, Lijjat President, as an outstanding mwhila in the field of social work.

The perfect fit for both is using the members’ homes for the rolling and papas of papads. Our communication with distributors is regular through monthly meetings where we discuss their problems and also the issues that we may have about quality, price, reach, etc.

At the training session, bens are taught to make the ‘perfect’ Lijjat papad. Retrieved 15 January Reflecting Women’s Real Strength”.

In Marchthe 50th branch of Lijjat was inaugurated in Mumbai. Uudyog branch system ensures that every activity happens within its own ambit.

Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. There is mqhila place for prejudice on the basis of caste or religion, and democracy in its truest form is encouraged. Since lijjat have an estimate of the quantity each distributor takes, we produce accordingly. When these women come in to collect the dough, they also give in the previous day’s production, which is tested for quality.


This price factors in the cost of raw materials, transport, taxes, distributors commission, profit percentage and so on.

Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad – Wikipedia

In the first year, the organisation’s annual sales were Rs. Within three months there were about 25 women making papads. Great job by the bens Maintaining proper accounts has always been on our agenda.

As a result of this synthesis, a peculiar Lijjat way of thinking has developed therein. Lijjat refuses to accept donations, but instead provides donations to the needy. Out of one kg dough, we must get at least gm accounting for loss due to moisture, etcotherwise we cut pay.

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There are also Sanchalikas, or supervisors, for each centre to look after the daily affairs of a centre. However, though it would make business sense to adopt modern technology for mass production or use machines for packaging, etc, we haven’t done so because it would defeat the very purpose of our existence, which is to provide a source of livelihood and dignity to women through self-employment. 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 groha rains.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Imagine if all the production from liijjat over India were to be gathered at one central office where it would be checked for quality, packed, transported to various depots and distributors, if collection were to be centralised and if distribution of vanai nahila profits too were centralised.