Rollout of Mahila Shakti Kendra reviewed in Budgam

08/06/2019 - 15/06/2019 Budgam

Budgam, June 8: District Development Commissioner, Budgam Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today convened a meeting of officers of ICDS, Education, Social Welfare and Rural Development departments to finalize the roll out of Mahila Shakti Kendra, an umbrella scheme  under  Pradhan Mantri Shashakhti Karan Kendra Yojna (PMMSY).

It was given out in the meeting that the scheme will provide one stop convergent support services for empowering rural women with opportunities for skill development, employment digital literacy, Health and nutrition.

The scheme envisages constitution of the District Level Centre for Women (DLCW) which will collate information on Govt programmes, schemes, services meant for women empowerment (including BBBP, women helpline, Swadhar, one stop centre Ujjawala, etc).

On the occasion, DDC instructed concerned for early and expeditious culmination of the selection process so that scheme can be made functional in the district.

The meeting was attended by ADC/DPO, Mushtaq Ahmad Simnani, ACD Waseem Raja, CEO Fatima Tak, DIO Budgam, DSWO Aqeel Ahmad and other concerned officials of ICDS.