Loans to a tune of Rs.1crore75 lakhs were distributed among one hundred and twenty selected Amrita Self Help Groups at Kollam district to start their own micro or small enterprises. on 19-7-10 Sri. A.Shajahan IAS , District Collector, Kollam inaugurated the distribution of loans in the presence of Swami Jnanamritanandapuri.
A tailoring school started functioning at Oachira Panchayath on 16-7-10 to impart free training in tailoring and garment making to the members of Amrita Self Help Groups. The sewing machines and other equipments were supplied by Amrita Self Help Groups.