Welfare society of Diphu distributes free welfare schemes
Diphu, June 8 (EMN): Free distribution of various welfare schemes were held at the office of District welfare society, Diphu on June 8 Friday.
Various women SHGs, NGOs and individuals from district social welfare office availed the schemes.
Executive member (EM) for Social welfare and ICDs, Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) Kache Rongpipi distributed the welfare schemes to the beneficiaries.
Distributing the schemes to beneficiaries, EM Rongpipi said that the present BJP led Central government has launched various welfare schemes for the empowerment of women in the country. She said that women as responsible citizens should play a vital role for social development through own source of economic activities by making use of the schemes judiciously.
Speaking on self entrepreneurship, EM Rongpipi told piggery is one of the mostprofitable income and women SHGs can start doing it. “We have to develop our family and change our living standards as women have great responsibilities in looking after the welfare of a family,” said EM Rongpipi.
Also, Rongpipi announced that in order to improves the skill of knitting, cutting , tailoring and embroidery, training centre in two places – Bokajan and Hamren in west Karbi Anglong district would be set within this year.
During the function 26 NGOs received cheque with an amount of INR 36,000, 31 SHGs have received cotton yarn and each SHG received 5 bundles of cotton yarn. While 20 trainees who completed the cutting and tailoring course and another 16 women in knitting from the district social welfare were given sewing and knitting machines respectively.
The function was attended by Deputy secretary, KAAC Protima Brahma, Child development project officer (CDPO) of ICDS, Samelangso ,Subuna Devi and CDPO of ICDS Chinthong Kaban Katharpi and East Karbi Anglong District Committee, BJP, Vice President Sema Ronghangpi.