MSK Anantnag holds awareness camp at Pahalgam; Resource persons apprise participants about women centric schemes


ANANTNAG : Mahila Shakti Kendra (MSK), District Level Centre for Women, Anantnag today organised a one day awareness camp on women centric schemes at Lidroo Pahalgam, here.

The programme was presided over by District Programme Officer, Nodal Officer MSK, Peerzada Zahoor and attended by officials and field functionaries of ICDS, MSK and resource persons from line departments besides a large number of local women of different age groups.

Addressing the gathering, the DPO said that the government is providing a number of schemes for women, adolescent girls and female children for their skill and socioeconomic development, health and nutrition, digital literacy and financial empowerment. He informed the purpose of such camps is to impart basic awareness to the potential women beneficiaries at their doorsteps and ensure their enrollment in various beneficiary oriented, welfare and self employment schemes.

On the occasion, the resource persons from Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Health, Handicrafts and Handloom, Horticulture, Agriculture, Industries and Commerce, ICDS and other departments apprised the participants about their respective women welfare schemes and elaborated the same in simplest terms. Stress was laid on livelihood generating schemes besides eligibility criteria; detailed registration process and procedure for availing benefits were explained thoroughly.

The participants hailed the organisers for the initiative and hoped that such events will continue for the benefit of womenfolk living in remote and far off places.


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