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Table 5 Common types of community collectives, their composition, structural tiers and membership across all study districts

From: Partnering with women collectives for delivering essential women’s nutrition interventions in tribal areas of eastern India: a scoping study

S.No. Type Composition Tiers Number of members
I II III Bastar Koraput West Singhbhum
1 Farmer Club Mixed X X 4100 5086 4352
2 Forest Committee Mixed X X 3520 16,517 2690
3 SHG Women 68,332 205,171 117,558
4 Village Education Committee Mixed X X 40,160 49,932 40,646
5 Village Health and Sanitation Committeea Mixed X X 7080 17,282
6 Watershed Committees Mixed X X 850 86,567 4750
  1. √ implies yes, X implies no
  2. aReferred to as Village Health, Sanitation and Nutrition Committees in Jharkhand