Empowered civil society crucial for humane redress of social gaps: Vice President


New Delhi: The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that an empowered civil society is crucial for a more humane redress of the yawning social gaps. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the book ‘Empowering the Marginalized’ authored by Shri Deepak Dwivedi, here today.

The Vice President said that empowering people, to strengthen their capacities has to be the main objective of development, as well as its principal resource. Empowerment requires the full participation of people in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of decisions determining the functioning and well-being of our societies, he added.